Mercedes de Vega Blázquez

Contact information
Office: 1.1.D.07
Phone: +34 91 624 8464
email: mdevega @ ing.uc3m.es

EDUCATION
Mercedes has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) and a degree as Ingénieur Supérieur from the Ecole Centrale de Marseille (1991). After two and a half years working as System Engineer in Empresarios Agrupados (Madrid), she obtained a scholarship awarded by the Ministerio de Universidades e Investigación at the E.T.S.I. Aeronáuticos (UPM). She presented her PhD Thesis at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in 1998 where she became associate professor in 2002.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  •  Fluidization
  • Advanced energy systems

TEACHING ACTIVITIES
Applied Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Power plants, Refrigeration and HVAC systems and related topics.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS (Last 5 years)

C. Sobrino; A. Acosta-Iborra; M.A. Izquierdo-Barrientos; M. de Vega
THREE-DIMENSIONAL TWO-FLUID MODELING OF A CYLINDRICAL FLUIDIZED BED AND VALIDATION OF THE MAXIMUM ENTROPY METHOD TO DETERMINE BUBBLE PROPERTIES
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 262, 628-639 (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2014.10.014

Eduardo Cano-Pleite; Fernando Hernández-Jiménez; Mercedes de Vega; Antonio Acosta-Iborra
EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE MOTION OF ISOLATED BUBBLES IN A VERTICALLY VIBRATED FLUIDIZED BED
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 225, 114- 125 (2014)

N. Garcia-Hernando, M. de Vega, A. Soria-Verdugo, S. Sánchez-Delgado
ENERGY AND EXERGY ANALYSIS OF AN ABSORPTION POWER CYCLE
APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING, 55, 69-77 (2013)

A. Acosta-Iborra, F. Hernández-Jiménez, M. de Vega, J. V. Briongos
A NOVEL METHODOLOGY FOR SIMULATING VIBRATED FLUIDIZED BEDS USING TWO-FLUID MODELS
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 198-199 261-274 (2012)

N. García-Hernando, J.A. Almendros-Ibáñez, G. Ruiz, M. de Vega
ON THE PRESSURE DROP IN PLATE HEAT EXCHANGERS USED AS DESORBERS IN ABSORPTION CHILLERS
ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, 52, 1520-1525 (2011)

A. Acosta-Iborra, C. Sobrino, F. Hernández-Jiménez, M. de Vega
EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPUTATIONAL STUDY ON THE BUBBLE BEHAVIOR IN A 3-D FLUIDIZED BED
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE, 66, 3499-3512, (2011)

D. Peinado, M. de Vega, N. García-Hernando, C. Marugán-Cruz
ENERGY AND EXERGY ANALYSIS IN AN ASPHALT PLANT’S ROTARY DRYER
APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING 31,1039-1049 (2011)

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