Education

  • 2020- , Assistant Scientist, Physical Oceanography, University of Miami
  • 2016–2020, Postdoctoral Associate, Physical Oceanography, University of Miami
  • 2012–2016, Ph. D., Experimental Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal
  • 2010–2012, M. Sc. A, Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal
  • 2007-2008, B. Ing, Industrial Engineering, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid
  • 2005-2009, B. Ing., Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal

Preprint Articles

  • F.J. Beron-Vera and P. Miron, A minimal Maxey–Riley model for the drift of Sargassum rafts, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2020
  • P. Miron, M.J. Olascoaga, F.J. Beron-Vera, N.F. Putman, J. Triñanes, R. Lumpkin and G.J. Goni, Clustering of marine-debris- and Sargassum-like drifters explained by inertial particle dynamics, Preprint, 2020
  • P. Miron, F.J. Beron-Vera, M.J. Olascoaga, M.S. Lozier, L. Helfmann and P. Koltai, Reactive routes of floating marine debris, Preprint, 2020
  • P. Miron, F.J. Beron-Vera and M.J. Olascoaga, Influence of the Loop Current of the Gulf of Mexico connectivity, Preprint, 2020
  • P. Miron, F.J. Beron-Vera, M.J. Olascoaga, M.S. Lozier, L. Helfmann and P. Koltai, Unveiling North Atlantic Deep Water pathways using nonlinear dynamics techniques, Preprint, 2020

Peer-reviewed Articles

  • P. Miron, S. Medina, M.J. Olascoaga, F.J. Beron-Vera, Laboratory verification of the buoyancy dependence of the carrying flow in a Maxey–Riley theory for inertial ocean dynamics, Physics of Fluid, 2020, link
  • M.J. Olascoaga, F.J. Beron-Vera, and P. Miron, Observation and quantification of inertial effects on the drift of floating objects at the ocean surface, Physics of Fluid, 2020, link
  • F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga and P. Miron, Building a Maxey–Riley framework for surface ocean inertial, Physics of Fluids, 2019, link
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga and P. Koltai, Markov-chain-inspired search for MH370, Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 2019, link
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga and G. Froyland, Lagrangian geography of the deep Gulf of Mexico, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 2018, link
  • M. J. Olascoaga, P. Miron, C. Paris, P. Pérez-Brunius, R. Pérez-Portela, R. H. Smith and A. Vaz, Connectivity of Pulley Ridge with remote locations as inferred from satellite-tracked drifter trajectories, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2018, link
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga, P. Pérez-Brunius, J. Sheinbaum and G. Froyland, Lagrangian dynamical geography of the Gulf of Mexico, Scientific Reports, 2017, link
  • P. Miron and J. Vétel, Toward the detection of moving separation in unsteady flows, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2015, link
  • P. Miron, J. Vétel and A. Garon, On the flow separation in the wake of a fixed and a rotating cylinder, Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 2015, link
  • P. Miron, J. Vétel and A. Garon, On the use of the finite-time lyapunov exponent to reveal complex flow physics in the wake of a mechanical valve, Experiments in Fluids, 2014, link
  • P. Miron, J. Vétel, A. Garon, M. Delfour and M. El Hassan, Anisotropic mesh adaptation on Lagrangian Coherent Structures, Journal of Computational Physics, 2012, link

Talks

  • J.R. Outerelo, P. Perez-Brunius, M.J. Olascoaga, P. Miron, F.J. Beron-Vera, P. García-Carrillo, J. Sheinbaum, J.M. Azevedo Correia de Souza, J. Jouanno, S.N. Estrada-Allis and J. Zavala-Hidalgo, Coastal Surface Connectivity Of The Gulf Of Mexico From Transition Matrices., Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 2018-02-12
  • P. Perez-Brunius, J. Sheinbaum, M.J. Olascoaga, F.J. Beron-Vera, P. Miron, K. Kotzakoulakis, J.A. Lara, J.R. Outerelo, P. García-Carrillo, J. Zavala-Hidalgo, S.N. Estrada-Allis, J.M. Azevedo Correia de Souza, J. Jouanno and A. Maslo, Oil spill scenarios in the western gulf of Mexico, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 2018-02-12
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera and M. J. Olascoaga, Loop Current influence on the connectivity of the Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, FL, USA, 2020-02-03, pdf
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga, P. Perez-Brunius, J. Sheinbaum and Gary Froyland, Lagrangian geographies of the Gulf of Mexico, Lapcod, Venice, Italy, 2019-06-17, pdf
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera and M. J. Olascoaga, Abyssal Lagrangian Dynamical Geography of the Gulf of Mexico, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 2018-02-12, pdf
  • M. J. Olascoaga, P. Miron, C. B. Paris, P. Perez-Brunius, R. Perez-Portela, R. H. Smith and A. Vaz, Connectivity of Pulley Ridge with Remote Locations as Inferred by Satellite-Tracked Drifter Trajectories, Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 2018-02-12
  • S. A. Murawski, M. J. Olascoaga, C. Paris, P. Miron, I. Bernstein, F. Beron-Vera and E. Chancellor, Factors Determining Observed Patterns of Continental Shelf Fish Species Distribution and Apparent Connectivity in the Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2018-02-05
  • M. J. Olascoaga, S. Muraswki, C. Paris, F. J. Beron-Vera, P. Miron, E. Chancellor and I. Berenshtein, Physical Constraints on Biological Connectivity in the Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2018-02-05
  • C. B. Paris, S. A. Murawski, M. J. Olascoaga, I. Berenshtein, E. Chancellor, P. Miron and F. Beron-Vera, Asymmetric Larval Connectivity between Oceanographic Provinces of the Gulf of Mexico and Resilience of Fish Communities to Disturbances, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2018-02-05
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga and G. Froyland, A Lagrangian geography of the deep Gulf of Mexico, RAUGM 2017, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México, 2017-10-22, pdf
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga, P. Pérez-Brunius, J. Sheinbaum and G. Froyland, Dynamical geography of the Gulf of Mexico using the transfer operator, Transport in Unsteady Flows: from Deterministic Structures to Stochastic Models and Back Again, Banff International Research Station, Banff, Canada, 2017-01-15, pdf
  • A. Garon, A. Fortin, T. Briffard, J. Vétel and P. Miron, Anisotropic mesh adaptation for the computation of Lagrangian coherent structures, Coupled problems, Venice, Italy, 2015
  • P. Miron, A. Garon and J. Vétel, Efficient computation of the finite-time Lyapunov exponent, 43rd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, San Diego, USA, 2013
  • M.-I. Farinas, S. Bélanger, P. Miron, M. Dufour, A. Garon, D. Pelletier and M. Delfour, Grid independent hemolysis computation: contribution to the FDA critical path initiative for standardization of CFD techniques, IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Paris, France, 2010

Posters

  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga, L. Helfmann, P. Koltai and S. Lozier, Unveiling North Atlantic Deep Water pathways using nonlinear dynamics techniques, Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, USA, 2020-02-16, pdf
  • P. Miron, F. J. Beron-Vera, M. J. Olascoaga, P. Pérez-Brunius, J. Sheinbaum and G. Froyland, A Dynamical Geography of the Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, USA, 2017-02-05, pdf

Teaching experiences

  • Fluid dynamics (5 semesters)
  • Finite element in Thermofluids (4 semesters)
  • Introduction to MATLAB programming (1 semesters)
  • Design and manufacture assisted by computer

Research Committee

  • 2020, Samantha Medina, Influence of buoyancy on the velocity of floating objects affected by wind and current, Undergraduate thesis

Fieldworks

Skills

  • Scientific communication
    • Conferences
    • Data visualization and presentation (LaTeX, Matplotlib, TikZ, Tecplot, Paraview)
  • Computational
    • Finite Element Method
    • Lagrangian Analysis
    • Post-processing techniques
  • Experimental
    • Particle image velocimetry
    • Laser doppler velocimetry
    • Hot wire anemometer
    • Polarographic method
  • Programming
    • Python
    • C/C++
    • Arduino
  • Technical softwares
    • Catia/Solidworks

Languages

  • French (native)
  • English (excellent knowledge)
  • Spanish (good knowledge)
  • Portuguese (beginner)