Sylvie R. Lorente

Sylvie R. Lorente

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 144 Hudson Hall
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5314
  • Email Address: Email address for Sylvie R. Lorente

Education

PhD Civil EngineeringINSA Toulouse France1996
MS Civil EngineeringINSA Toulouse France1992
BS Civil EngineeringINSA Toulouse France1992

Research Interests

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

Specialties

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

Representative 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].