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PI: Roberto Zenit

Roberto Zenit, 2014

Education

Current Group

Group 2018
Group Photo: September 2018. From left to right: S. Osorio, A. Rosario, V. Cardenas, R. Poryles, J. Gonzales, B. Palacios, I. Aguilar, J. Arroyave, E. de la Calleja, R. Zenit.

  1. J. Gonzalez  Jorge Gonzalez; Posdoc, DGAPA-UNAM; Swimming of microorganisms across interphases.





  2. J.C. Serrano  Juan Carlos Serrano Garcia; PhD in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Bidisperse bubbly flows; to graduate in 2018.





  3. R. Valdez  Rogelio Valdes Herrera; PhD in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Locomotion in granular matter; to graduate in 2018.





  4. V. Angeles  Veronica Angeles Escudero; PhD in Material Science and Engineering, UNAM; Locomotion of microorganisms across interphases; to graduate in 2019.




  5. Y. Loredo  Yonathan Loredo, PhD in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; A PIV/CFD hybrid tool for flow analysis; to graduate in 2019.





  6. V. Cardenas  Victor Cardenas , PhD in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Accelerated prosthetic heart valve tests; to graduate in 2020.





  7. B. Palacios  Bernardo Palacios Muniz; MSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Decalcomania; to graduate in 2019.






  8. S. Gomez  Saul Gomez; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Locomotion in complex media; graduation on hold.





  9. J. Arroyave  Jorge Arroyave; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Rheological properties of encaustic painting; to graduate in 2019.





  10. A. Rosario  Alfonso Rosario; BSc in Physics, UNAM; Flying viscous catenaries; to graduate in 2019.





  11. A. Garco  Alam Garco; BSc in in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Hydrodynamic interactions in non Newtonian liquids; to graduate in 2019.





  12. J.L. Villalobos  Jose Luis Villalobos; BSc in in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Flow of shear-thinning liquids in pipes; to graduate in 2019.





  13. I.   Isaac Farias Vazquez; BSc in in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Decalcomania; to graduate in 2019.







Alumni

Postdocs

  1. C. Goujon  Celine Goujon, Movimiento de burbujas en medios no newtonianos y avalanchas granulares. From 2005 to 2007. Now: High-School Instructor, College L'Estaque, Marsella, Francia



  2. S. Mendez  Santos Mendez Dias, Flujos burbujeantes. From 2008 to 2010. Now: Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon , Mexico.



  3. E. Guzman  Enrique Guzman, Flujos a traves de valvulas cardiacas. From 2010 to 2011. Now: Professor/Researcher, Instituto de Ingenieria, UNAM, Mexico.



  4. F. Godinez  Francisco Antonio Godinez Rojano, Swimming in complex fluids. From 2011 to 2014. Now: Professor/Researcher, Instituto de Ingenieria , UNAM, Mexico.



  5. A.Beltran  Alberto Beltran Morales, Flow through heart valves. From 2013 to 2014. Now: Researcher, IIM-UNAM, Unidad Morelia. UNAM, Mexico.



  6. O. Chavez  Oscar Arturo Chavez Lopez, Flow through porous media. From 2011 to 2014. Now: Professor, Instituto Tecnologico de Chihuahua, Mexico.



  7. Elsa de la Calleja, 2014  Elsa Maria de la Calleja Mora, Posdoc, Flow through porous media. Now: Laboratory technician, IIM-UNAM, Mexico.



  8. R. Poryles  Raphael Poryles; Posdoc, DGAPA-UNAM; Art and rheology and non Newtonian two-phase flows. Now: Postdoc at IFPEN, France.



PhD Students

  1. Jose Ramon Herrera Velarde, Transferencia de calor en flujos viscoelasticos oscilatorios. PhD in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM. Co-advised with B. Mena. 2000. Now: Researcher, Instituto Nacional de Electricidad y Energias Limpias, Mexico
  2. B.Figueroa  Bernardo Figueroa Espinoza, Clustering in bubbly liquids. PhD in Material Science and Engineering, UNAM. 2006. Now: Researcher, Instituto de Ingenieria, UNAM, Mexico



  3. B.Figueroa  Enrique Soto Castruita, Flow of single air bubbles in complex fluids. PhD in Material Science and Engineering, UNAM. Co-advised with O. Manero. 2008. Now: Researcher, Instituto Mexicano del Petroleo, Mexico



  4. A. Aguilar  Alicia Aguilar Corona, Agitation des particules dans un lit fluidise liquide. PhD in Chemical Engineering, LGC-Toulouse. Co-advised with O. Masbernat. 2008. Now: Professor/Researcher, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas Hidalgo, Mexico



  5. C. Palacios  Carlos Alberto Palacios Morales, Dynamics of non-newtonian vortex rings. PhD in Mechanical Engineering,UNAM. 2010. Now: Assistant Professor, School of Engineering, UNAM, Mexico



  6. R. Velez  Rodrigo Velez Cordero, Study of the properties of bubble flows in non-newtonian fluids, PhD in Material Science and Engineering, UNAM. 2011. Now: Assistant Professor, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Mexico



  7. H. Tapia  Horacio Tapia McClung, Colapsos de columnas granulares, PhD in Mechanical Engineering,UNAM. 2012. Now: Researcher, Laboratorio Nacional de Informatica Avanzada, Mexico



  8. E. Mancilla  Fabio Ernesto Mancilla Ramos; Caracterizacion hidrodinamica de flujos multifasicos en tanques agitados; PhD in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; 2015. Now: Posdoc, Curitiba, Brasil



  9. L. Diaz  Lamberto Diaz Damacillo; Bubbles in stratified media; PhD in Material Science and Engineering, UNAM; 2016. Now: Assistant Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico.



  10. C. Barbosa  Christophe Barbosa; PhD in Material Science and Engineering, UNAM/Univ. Toulouse; Bubble-wall interactions; 2016. Now: Research Engineer, IRPHE, Marseille, France.



Master Students

  1. M. Moctezuma  Miguel F. Moctezuma Sanchez, Interaccion y movimiento de pares de burbujas en flujo potencial, IIM-UNAM, 2003. Now: Instructor, Instituto Tecnologico de Jalapa, Mexico.



  2. D. Chehata  Daniel Chehata Gomez , Estudio de la discontinuidad en la velocidad de ascenso de una burbuja en un liquido no-newtoniano, IIM-UNAM, 2004. Now: Assistant professor, Universidad Politecnica de Chihuahua, Mexico.



  3. C. Palacios  Carlos Alberto Palacios Morales, Estudio de la velocidad fluctuante de la fase continua de una mezcla gas-liquido, IIM-UNAM,2005. Continued to PhD program.



  4. J. Cordova  Jose Cordova Magana, Dilute flow around an immersed cylinder and oblique granular shock waves, School of Mechanical Engineering Purdue University. Co-advised with C.R. Wassgren, 2005. Now: Design Engineer, GE-Mexico.



  5. Irma Irian Garcia Salazar, Inicio de una avalancha de material granular, IIM-UNAM,2008. Now: Somewhere in Canada.
  6. E. Mancilla  Fabio Ernesto Mancilla Ramos, Caracterizacion de un flujo turbulento en la produccion de una emulsion, IIM-UNAM, 2009. Continued to PhD program.



  7. H. Tapia  Horacio Tapia McClung, Simulaciones numericas de columnas granulares formadas por particulas alargadas, Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, 2010. Continued to PhD program.



  8. R. Ledesma  Rene Ledesma Alonso, Estudio del flujo pulsatil y su interaccion con valvas simples, IIM-UNAM, 2010. Now: Assitant Progressor, Universidad de Quintana Roo, Mexico.



  9. F. Hernandez  Jose Federico Hernandez Sanchez, Estudio numerico de la segregacion de materiales granulares, IIM-UNAM, 2011. Now: Posdoc, KAUST. Saudi Arabia



  10. R. Arco  Roger Martinez Arco, Estudio de la eficiencia de mezclado a bajo numero de Reynolds, IIM-UNAM, 2012. Now: Engine Development Engineer, Continental-VW, Mexico



  11. E. Sandoval  Enrique Sandoval Nava, Analisis de las zonas estancadas en materiales granulares, Facultad de Ingenieria,UNAM, 2012. Now: PhD Student, University of Twente. The Netherlands



  12. C. Hernandez  Adriana Carolina Hernandez Badillo, Estudio de la interaccion de un flujo oscilante y una lamina flexible, Facultad de Ingenieria, UNAM, 2013. Now: Engineer, PEMEX, Mexico.



  13. L. Diaz  Lamberto Diaz Damacillo, Movimiento de burbujas en medios estratificados, IIM-UNAM, 2013. Continued to PhD program.



  14. D. Hernandez  Dante Hernandez Diaz; MSc in Material Science and Engineering, UNAM, Dispersion de burbujas en un medio agitado, 2015. Now: ???



  15. K. Hernandez  Keziah Reynoso Hernandez; MSc in Material Science and Engineering, UNAM; Flow through stenotic tubes, 2015. Now: PhD student CINVESTAV-Monterrey.



  16. V. Angeles  Veronica Angeles, IIM-UNAM Nado confinado de microorganismos , 2016. Continued to PhD program.



  17. A. Puente  Jhonny Amadeus Puente Velazquez; MSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Locomotion in complex media; 2018.



  18. A. Castillo  Alfonso Castillo Juarez; MSc in Chemical Engineering, UNAM; Sedimentation of a rotating sphere in a non Newtonian liquid; 2018.



BSc (licenciatura) Students

  1. Mathew Noble, Dynamics of particle collisions in liquid-solid flows. California Institute of Technology, 1995.
  2. Elliott Rushing, Particulate flows inside fluidized beds. California Institute of Technology, 1996.
  3. D. Chehata  Daniel Chehata Gomez, Flujo granular alrededor de objetos, FI-UNAM, 2002. Now: Now: Assistant professor, Universidad Politecnica de Chihuahua, Mexico.



  4. A. Ruiz  Angel Ruiz Angulo, Campo de velocidades alrededor de una esfera que choca contra una pared plana, FI-UNAM, 2002. Now: Associate Professor, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmosfera-UNAM.



  5. D. Arroyo  Diego Arroyo Cetto, Caracterizacion del flujo granular impulsado por un piston en una tuberia circular, FI-UNAM, 2002. Now: Businessman, Cancun, Mexico.



  6. R. Lima  Raul Lima Ochoterena, Interaccion entre una burbuja y una pared vertical, FI-UNAM, 2002. Now: Researcher, Technical Research Inst of Sweden.



  7. J. Martinez  Julian Martinez Mercado, Reologia de flujos burbujeantes, FI-UNAM, 2003. Now: Posdoc, Nanyang Technological University, Singapur.



  8. E. Ramirez  Ernesto Ramirez Cornejo, Flujo alrededor de una placa inmersa en una corriente granular, FI-UNAM, 2003. Now: Engineer, Mexico City Government.



  9. R. Alcaraz  Roberto Alcaraz M., Movimiento de una burbuja de gas en un liquido, FI-UNAM, 2004. Now: Businessman, Mexico City, Mexico.



  10. Miguel Angel Jimenez-Zapata, Medicion del coeficiente en un material granular, FI-UNAM, 2004. Now: Posdoc, CINVESTAV-Queretaro, Mexico. Now: Posdoc, CINVESTAV-Juriquilla, Mexico.
  11. I. Rosas  Itzel Rosas Quesada, Anaalisis experimental de la compactacion de materiales granulares sometidos a vibracion, FI-UNAM, 2004. Now: Engineer, Schlumberger.



  12. L. Castaneda  Luis Castaneda Zigala, Fuerzas de arrastre y sustentacion sobre una placa plana inmersa en un flujo granular, FI-UNAM, 2006. Now: Engineer, Schlumberger.



  13. I. Figueroa  Mauro Ivan Figueroa Gonzalez, Diseno de una base movil para camara de video, FI-UNAM, 2006. Now: ???




  14. E. Linares  Esperanza Linares Guerrero, Simulacion numerica de una avalancha granular, FI-UNAM, 2006. Now: Posdoc, Alkermes Inc., USA.



  15. R. Ledesma  Rene Ledesma Alonso, Analisis experimental del flujo a traves de sustitutos de valvulas cardiacas, FI-UNAM, 2007. Now: Assitant Progressor, Universidad de Quintana Roo, Mexico.



  16. F. Hernandez  Jose Federico Hernandez Sanchez , Emulsificacion de un liquido viscoso en agua, FI-UNAM, 2007. Now: Posdoc, KAUST, Saudy Arabia (!!??) .



  17. I. Monsivais  Ian Monsivais, Estudio experimental de la formacion de vortices anulares, FI-UNAM, 2008. Now: Graduate student, UNAM, Mexico.



  18. O.Enriquez  Oscar Enriquez Paz y Puente, Estudio teorico de un fluido ferromagnetico entre placas paralelas, FI-UNAM, 2008. Now: Instructor, Universidad Carlos III, Spain.



  19. A. Lopez  Adriana Lopez Zazueta, Comparacion de los parametros criticos de flujo a traves de sustitutos de valvulas cardiacas, FI-UNAM, 2009. Now: Posdoc, CICESE, Mexico.



  20. M. Martinez  Monica Paola Martinez Ortiz, Analisis del rompimiento de filamentos viscosos en un flujo turbulento, , FI-UNAM, 2010. Now: Assistant Professor, UC-Riverside, USA.



  21. C. Hernandez  Adriana Carolina Hernandez Badillo, Estudio de la deformacion de una membrana en un flujo oscilante : implicaciones en el diseno de valvulas cardiacas, FI-UNAM, 2011. Now: Engineer, PEMEX.



  22. B. Casillas  Barbara Casillas Perez, Distribucion de Calcinus californiensis en el intermareal: hidrodinamica y comportamiento, FC-UNAM, 2011.Now: Graduate student, IST, Austria.



  23. D. Samano  Diego Samano Garcia, Hidrodinamica entre dos burbujas en fluidos no-newtonianos, FI-UNAM, 2012. Now: Engineer, Hitachi, Mexico.



  24. A. Elias  Adrian Jefte Elias Jimenez, Analisis de la formacion y el colapso de una cavidad en una superficie libre aplicado a los clavados, FI-UNAM, 2012.



  25. Rodolfo Agustin Alcala Bucio, Estudio de la agitacion en una suspension de burbujas, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo 2012.
  26. D. Hernandez  Dante Hernandez Martinez, Efecto de la mojabilidad sobre el flujo a traves de un medio poroso , FI-UNAM, 2013. Continued in the group as a grad student.



  27. J. Espinosa  Julian Espinosa Garcia, Locomocion stokeana en liquidos viscoelasticos, FI-UNAM, 2013. Now: Graduate student, University of Manchester, UK.



  28. E. Trejo  Esli Trejo Peimbert, Extraccion selectiva como metodo para medir la viscosidad extensional, FI-UNAM, 2013. Now: Graduate student, IMFT, France.



  29. R. Mendez  Rodrigo Mendez Rojano; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Locomotion in complex media, FI-UNAM, 2014. Now: Graduate student, somewhere in France.



  30. Miguel Enriquez Vargas; BSc in Geophysical Engineering, UNAM; Theoretical model of the heat transfer and electric conductivity through a porous media, FI-UNAM, 2014. Now: unknown, lost contact.
  31. A. Puente  Jhonny Amadeus Puente Velazquez; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Locomotion in complex media, FI-UNAM, 2015. Continued to M.Sc. program, UNAM, Mexico.



  32. F. Palacios  Fabian Palacios Carbajal; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; PLIF in liquids, FI-UNAM, 2015. Now: Engineer, CFE, Mexico.



  33. Javier Sanchez Rios; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Performance of prosthetic heart valves at high frequencies, FI-UNAM, 2015. Now: GE engineer, Mexico.
  34. B. Palacios  Bernardo Palacios Muniz, BSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Pollock's drippings, FI-UNAM, 2016. Continued to M.Sc. program, UNAM.



  35. F. Morones  Fernando Morones, BSc in Chemical Engineering, UNAM; Rock permeability at high pressures, FQ-UNAM, 2017.



  36. G. Rage  Gibran Rage; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, UNAM; Stability of surface bubbles; FI-UNAM, 2018.



Exchange/Internship Students

  1. Thibaux Behaghel, EGIM, France, 2005
  2. S. Wilhoit  Sarah Wilhoit, Caltech, USA, 2005



  3. C. Barbosa  Christophe Barbosa, N7, France, 2010



  4. Yoan Ponceot, N7, France, 2010
  5. H.Benoit  Hadrien Benoit, N7, France, 2011




  6. C.Belleville  Celine Bellevile, N7, France, 2012



  7. G.Gelderblom  Gerrald Gelderblom, Twente, The Netherlands, 2013



  8. J. Lantenet  Johanna Lantenet, N7, France, 2013



  9. G. Monros  Guillem Monros, UJI, Spain, 2013




  10. Rodolfo Alcala, Morelia, Mexico, 2014
  11. R. Besseau  Romain Besseau, ESPCI, France, 2014



  12. Wilbert Pena, Universidad Veracruzana, 2016
  13. Emerik Ablonet, N7, France, 2016


Old Group Photos

Group 2017
Group Photo: September 2017. From left to right: F. Morones, B. Palacios, R. Valdes, E. Mancilla, R. Poryles, R. Zenit, S. Koenis, J. Arroyave, D. Santamaria.

Group 2013
Group Photo: August 2013. From left to right: L. Diaz, R. Zenit, F. Godinez, C. Palacios, E. de la Calleja, E. Guzman, A. Beltran, O. Chavez, R. Velez, J. Lantenet, D. Hernandez, unknown, E. Mancilla, S. Gomez, S. Ortiz, C. Barbosa, E. Trejo.

Group 2013
Group Photo: August 2011. From left to right: F. Godinez, E. Trejo, R. Velez, R. Zenit, E. Mancilla, Aranzazu, Pablo.

APS 2008
Group Photo: APS 2008, San Antonio TX, USA. From left to right: A. Lopez, R. Ledesma, J. Martinez, M. Brown, C. Palacios, R. Velez, F. Hernandez, R. Zenit.