Jesús Gómez Hernández

Contact information
Office: 1.1.D12C
Phone: +34 91 624 6034
Position: Associate professor

– PhD “Paste-drying control in a rotating distributor fluidized bed”, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2011-2014.
– Master in Thermal Engineering and Fluid Mechanics. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2010-2011.
– Industrial Engineering Degree, University Carlos III of Madrid, 2008-2010.
– Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of Castilla-La Mancha, 2005-2008.

– Best student record of the Master of Thermal Engineering and Fluid Mechanics, 2010.
– First prize in the “XX Certamen Jóvenes Investigardores”, Spanish Department of Education, Culture and Sports, 2007.

– Fluidized bed dynamics
– Signal analysis
– Agglomeration in fluidized beds
– Nanoparticles fluidization
– X-ray tomography in fluidized beds
– Concentrating solar technology
– Steam generation in renewable power plants
Linear Beam-Down solar field

Rotating distributor fluidized bed


Delf University of Technology
Product and Processing Engineering
Delft, The Netherlands
(Sep 2013 – Dec 2013)
(May 2015 – Dec 2015)

Ultra-fast X-ray tomography of nanoparticles fluidization:
X-rays: Decreasing gas flow – well fluidized
X-rays: Increasing gas flow – channelling

– Thermal Engineering
– Heat and mass transfer
– Environmental technology

– 2010-Present: Carlos III University, Department of Thermal Engineering and Fluid Mechanics (Madrid, Spain)

González-Gómez, P.A., Gómez-Hernández, J., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D.
Transient thermo-mechanical analysis of steam generators for solar tower plants
(2018) Applied Energy, 212, pp. 1051-1068.

Gómez-Hernández, J., González-Gómez, P.A., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D.
Influence of the steam generator on the exergetic and exergoeconomic analysis of solar tower plants
(2018) Energy, 145, pp. 313-328.

Gómez-Hernández, J., Sánchez-Delgado, S., Wagner, E., Mudde, R.F., van Ommen, J.R.
Characterization of TiO2 nanoparticles fluidization using X-ray imaging and pressure signals
(2017) Powder Technology, 316, pp. 446-454.

Salameh, S., Gómez-Hernández, J., Goulas, A., Van Bui, H., van Ommen, J.R.
Advances in scalable gas-phase manufacturing and processing of nanostructured solids: A review
(2017) Particuology, 30, pp. 15-39.

González-Gómez, P.A., Gómez-Hernández, J., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D.
Thermo-economic optimization of molten salt steam generators
(2017) Energy Conversion and Management, 146, pp. 228-243.

Gómez-Hernández, J., Ruud van Ommen, J., Wagner, E., Mudde, R.F.
A fast reconstruction algorithm for time-resolved X-ray tomography in bubbling fluidized beds
(2016) Powder Technology, 290, pp. 33-44.

Gómez-Hernández, J., Serrano, D., Soria-Verdugo, A., Sánchez-Delgado, S.
Agglomeration detection by pressure fluctuation analysis during Cynara cardunculus L. gasification in a fluidized bed
(2016) Chemical Engineering Journal, 284, pp. 640-649.

Gómez-Hernández, J., Soria-Verdugo, A., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D.
Multiresolution Analysis of a Drying Process in a Rotating-Distributor Fluidized Bed
(2016) Drying Technology, 34 (1), pp. 119-131.

Sánchez-Prieto, J., Soria-Verdugo, A., Gómez-Hernández, J., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D.
Maldistribution detection in bubbling fluidized beds
(2015) Chemical Engineering Journal, 270, pp. 272-281.

Briongos, J.V., Gómez-Hernández, J., Serrano, D., Santana, D.
Unfolding the Phase Space Structure of Noisy Time Series by means of Angular First-Return Maps
(2015) Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, 2015, art. no. 654181, .

Gómez-Hernández, J., Sánchez-Prieto, J., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D.
Wide band energy analysis of fluidized bed pressure fluctuation signals using a frequency division method
(2014) Chemical Engineering Science, 105, pp. 92-103.

Briongos, J.V., Sobrino, C., Gómez-Hernández, J., Santana, D.
Characterization of flow-induced vibrations in gas-solid fluidized beds: Elements of the theory
(2013) Chemical Engineering Science, 93, pp. 181-196.

Gómez-Hernández, J., Soria-Verdugo, A., Briongos, J.V., Santana, D.
Fluidized bed with a rotating distributor operated under defluidization conditions
(2012) Chemical Engineering Journal, 195-196, pp. 198-207.