Arnau, Francisco J. (1974)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering 2003

Senior Lecturer

Air Management. One-dimensional modeling of internal combustion engines. Numerical methods for 1D computational gas dynamic codes. OpenWAMTM development manager.

e-mail: farnau@mot.upv.es

Bermúdez, Vicente (1960)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering 1995

Associate Professor

Experimental Facilities Coordinator

Development of experimental techniques for assessing reciprocating internal combustion engines and their different systems and internal processes. Development of methods and techniques for the measurement of gaseous and particulate emissions.

e-mail: bermudez@mot.upv.es

Bracho, Gabriela (1982)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2011

Lecturer

Optimization of advanced combustion concepts for direct-injection engines by means of CFD simulations. Characterization of the spray development in Urea-Water Solution injection systems.

e-mail: gbracho@upvnet.upv.es

Broatch, Alberto (1963)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 1995

Professor

Thermal Management Research Manager

Thermal management of IC engines. Analysis and evaluation of strategies for cold starting and warm-up of Diesel engines.

Noise control of internal combustion engines. Analysis and assessment of intake and exhaust, and Diesel combustion noise.

Experimental techniques in IC engines. Development of physical models for thermo-fluid dynamic characterization of engine components.

e-mail: abroatch@mot.upv.es

Carreres, Marcos (1987)

MSc. Aeronautical Engineering, 2010

Lecturer

Theoretical and experimental study of the influence of the fuel properties on the injection and atomization process considering thermal effects. One-dimensional modelling of the internal flow of common-rail diesel injection systems using AMESim.
e-mail: marcarta@mot.upv.es

Climent, Hector (1974)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2002

Associate Professor

Two-Stroke Engine Research Manager

Unsteady compressible internal flows, applied to the analysis of intake and exhaust systems in internal combustion engines.

Study of the gas exchange processes in four and two-stroke engines, either naturally aspirated or turbocharged.

e-mail: hcliment@mot.upv.es

De la Morena, Joaquín (1983)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2011

Lecturer

Analysis of fuel injection and combustion processes for direct-injection engines. Study of the potential of gasoline compression-ignition concepts.

e-mail: joadela@mot.upv.es

Dolz, Vicente (1975)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2006

Associate Professor

Energy recovery from exhaust gases. Turbomachinery processes. Heat flow modelling. Rankine cycles using organic fluids (ORC).

e-mail: vidolrui@mot.upv.es

Galindo, José (1968)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 1998

Professor

Gas Exchange Research Manager

Air management in two- and four-stroke engines. Turbocharging systems. Surge in centrifugal compressors. Modelling of air management and turbocharging systems.

e-mail: galindo@mot.upv.es

García, Antonio (1980)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2009

Senior Lecturer

Comprehension studies on the effects of injection strategies and biofuels on emissions and performance in conventional and new Diesel combustion modes.

e-mail: angarma8@mot.upv.es

García, José María (1974)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2004

Associate Professor

Combustion Modelling Manager

Fundamental studies on combustion processes by means of optical techniques and numerical modelling, with applications to Diesel engines.

e-mail: jgarciao@mot.upv.es

García-Cuevas, Luis Miguel (1985)

PhD. Aeronautical Engineer, 2014

Lecturer

Turbocharging systems. Numerical methods for 1D computational gas dynamic codes, with special interest on turbocharging systems and internal aerodynamics.

e-mail: luiga12@mot.upv.es

Gil, Antonio (1973)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2003

Senior Lecturer

CFD Activities Coordinator

Research in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for the analysis of the flow in engine-related systems.

e-mail: angime@mot.upv.es

Gimeno, Jaime (1977)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2008

Associate Professor

Study of internal flow and spray development in Diesel injection systems by means of experimental techniques, such as mass and momentum flux measurement, macro and micro spray visualization, and cavitation visualization in transparent injection nozzles.

e-mail: jaigigar@mot.upv.es

González, Francisco (1951)

MSc. Mechanical Engineering, 1986

Technical support - Lecturer

Contribution to product development for the automotive industry. Technological support to competition teams. Road and test bench for real operation simulations for vehicles, motorcycles and heavy duty vehicles. Manager of Shell Eco-Marathon project.

e-mail: fgonz@mot.upv.es

Guardiola, Carlos (1977)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2005

Associate Professor

Control Research Manager

Design and optimization of control and diagnostics systems for internal combustion engines. Design and analysis of boosting systems.

e-mail: carguaga@mot.upv.es

Lerma, Mª José(1966)

MSc. Computer Science, 1990

Technical support - Lecturer

IT support to users. Design, implementation and administration of databases.

Development of computer maintenance management software.

e-mail: mjlerma@mot.upv.es

López, José Javier (1972)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2003

Associate Professor

Experimental Combustion Manager

Experimental and modeling studies of the mixing, combustion and pollutant formation processes in DI diesel engines. Kinetic modeling of the formation and destruction of pollutants.

e-mail: jolosan3@mot.upv.es

Luján, José Manuel (1963)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 1998

Professor

EGR Research Manager

Theoretical and experimental analysis of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) in diesel engines: management of layout, strategies, cooling and rate; optimization of EGR dispersion between cylinders. EGR effects on turbocharging. Performance and emissions analysis in steady state and transient engine operating conditions.

e-mail: jlujan@mot.upv.es

Magraner, José Pedro (1952)

PhD. Aeronautical Engineering, 2017

Lecturer

Flight dynamics.

e-mail: jomagrul@mot.upv.es

Margot, Xandra (1960)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 1993

Senior Lecturer

Aerodynamics Research Manager

CFD calculations of compressible flow in engines and turbomachines, for the validation and understanding of the gas motion in complex geometries: scavenging, EGR distribution, turbocharger flow in surge conditions, pulsating flow in turbines, non-Newtonian flow behaviour in turbines, silencer response, combustion noise and heat transfer.

e-mail: xmargot@mot.upv.es

Martí, Pedro (1987)

PhD. Aeronautical Engineering, 2014

Lecturer

CFD calculations of injection systems (nozzle flow and sprays).
Validation and performance of different codes and models. Understanding of the atomization and mixture in non-reactive and reactive atmospheres.

e-mail: pedmar15@mot.upv.es

Martín, Jaime (1973)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2007

Senior Lecturer

Combustion analysis from in-cylinder pressure in reciprocating engines.

e-mail: jaimardi@mot.upv.es

Molina, Santiago (1968)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2003

Associate Professor

Single-Cylinder Research Engines Coordinator

Experimental studies in combustion processes. Research and development of single-cylinder engines.

e-mail: sanmo@mot.upv.es

Monsalve, Javier (1987)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2016

Lecturer

Study of advanced combustion strategies in compression ignition engines.

Analysis and optimization of the dual-fuel combustion process, its emissions and performance.

e-mail: jamonse1@mot.upv.es

Navarro, Roberto (1986)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2014

Lecturer

CFD simulations of flow in turbomachinery, with special interest on compressor instabilities and acoustics at near-surge conditions.

e-mail: ronagar1@mot.upv.es

Novella, Ricardo (1979)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2009

Senior Lecturer

Theoretical and experimental research on advanced Diesel combustion processes. Analysis of their potential for pollutant emissions reduction and evaluation of their impact on engine performance.

e-mail: rinoro@mot.upv.es

Olmeda, Pablo (1973)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2003

Associate Professor

Experimental Heat Transfer Manager

Experimental and modelling analysis of thermal processes in reciprocating engines, and their application to thermal management.

e-mail: pabolgon@mot.upv.es

Pastor, José Manuel (1972)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2003

Researcher - Lecturer

Analysis and modelling of engine combustion processes. CFD applied to simulations of internal combustion engines and sprays.

e-mail: jopasen@mot.upv.es

Pastor, José Vicente (1968)

PhD. Physics, 1996

Professor

Optical Techniques Research Manager

Development and application of optical techniques for the study of aerodynamics, fuel injection, combustion development and pollutant emissions formation processes.

e-mail: jpastor@mot.upv.es

Payri, Raúl (1971)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 1999

Professor

Injection Research Manager.

Theoretical and experimental study of the injection and mixture formation of different fuels (Diesel, gasoline, bio-ethanol and bio-Diesel). Understanding of the atomization, mixture and evaporation in non-reactive and reactive atmospheres.

e-mail: rpayri@mot.upv.es

Piqueras, Pedro (1982)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2010

Senior Lecturer

Thermo- and fluid-dynamic modeling and experimental techniques focused on Diesel particulate filters and other aftertreatment systems, with application to the analysis and optimization of the air management process in internal combustion engines.

e-mail: pedpicab@mot.upv.es

Pla, Benjamín (1980)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2009

Senior Lecturer

Study of the thermo- and fluid-dynamic processes in gas exchange, turbocharging and exhaust gas recirculation in internal combustion engines.

e-mail: benplamo@mot.upv.es

Ruiz, Santiago (1967)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2003

Associate Professor

Cold Start Research Manager

Thermal management in reciprocating engines. Study of mass and energy transfer processes during the cold-start of automotive Diesel engines. Evaluation and optimization of strategies for engine  cold-start and warming-up.

e-mail: saruiz@mot.upv.es

Salvador, Francisco Javier (1973)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 2003

Associate Professor

Injection Modelling Manager

Study of the internal nozzle flow in Diesel injector nozzles and its influence on atomization and air-fuel mixing process. 1D and 3D modeling of new injection systems and inner nozzle flow. 

e-mail: fsalvado@mot.upv.es

Serrano, José Ramón (1971)

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 1999

Professor

Turbocharging Research Manager

Air loop design and turbocharging of reciprocating internal combustion engines. Themo- and fluid-dynamics of internal combustion engines.

e-mail: jrserran@mot.upv.es

Tiseira, Andrés (1973)

PhD. Aeronautical Engineering, 2008

Senior Lecturer

Turbocharging systems. Surge in centrifugal compressors. Modelling of turbocharging systems. Aircraft development.

e-mail: anti1@mot.upv.es

Tormos, Bernardo (1970)

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, 2002

Associate Professor

Condition Monitoring Manager

Maintenance engineering. Condition monitoring techniques applied to internal combustion engines diagnosis: oil analysis, vibration, termography, etc. Development of computer-aided maintenance management systems. Automated diagnosis systems. Alternative fuels for Diesel engines.

e-mail: betormos@mot.upv.es

Torregrosa, Antonio (1963)

PhD. Physics, 1993

Professor

Noise Control Research Manager

Unsteady flow and acoustic propagation in ducts, with application to the design and evaluation of intake and exhaust systems of reciprocating internal combustion engines.

Heat transfer processes in reciprocating internal combustion engines, with application to the thermal management of the engine.

e-mail: atorreg@mot.upv.es

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