Sylvie Lorente

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Adjunct Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Lorente's research interests encompass vascularized materials, constructal theory, porous media, fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer.

Appointments and Affiliations
  • Adjunct Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Contact Information:
  • Office Location: 144 Hudson Hall, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5314
  • Email Address: lorente@insa-toulouse.fr
Education:

    Specialties:

    Vascularized materials
    Constructal Theory
    Fluid Mechanics
    Porous media
    Heat and mass transfer

    Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

    • Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator in Heat Transfer Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2005
    • Edward F. Obert Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2004
    • Intelligent Optical Design Prize, CADLM, 2006

    Courses Taught:

      Representative Publications: (More Publications)
        • Nguyen, T.S. and Lorente, S. and Carcasses, M., The influence of temperature levels on chloride diffusion through mortar, Advances in Cement Research, vol 19 no. 1 (2007), pp. 17 - 24 [17] [abs].
        • Bejan, A. and Lorente, S., Constructal tree-shaped flow structures, Applied Thermal Engineering, vol 27 no. 4 (2007), pp. 755 - 761 [008] [abs].
        • Lorente, S. and Voinitchi, D. and Begue-Escaffit, P. and Bourbon, X., The single-valued diffusion coefficient for ionic diffusion through porous media, J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol 101 no. 2 (2007), pp. 24907 - 1 [1.2426375] [abs].
        • Nguyen, T.S. and Lorente, S. and Carcasses, M., The influence of temperature levels on chloride diffusion through mortar, Adv. Cem. Res. (UK), vol 19 no. 1 (2007), pp. 17 - 24 [17] [abs].
        • Lorente, S. and Bejan, A., Heterogeneous porous media as multiscale structures for maximum flow access, J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol 100 no. 11 (2006), pp. 114909 - 1 [1.2396842] [abs].