Sylvie Lorente

Sylvie Lorente

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

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

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 144 Hudson Hall, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5314
  • Email Address: lorente@insa-toulouse.fr

Education

  • Ph.D. INSA Toulouse (France), 1996

Research Interests

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

Representative Publications

  • Lorente, S; Voinitchi, D; Begue-Escaffit, P; Bourbon, X, The single-valued diffusion coefficient for ionic diffusion through porous media, Journal of Applied Physics, vol 101 no. 2 (2007) [10.1063/1.2426375] [abs].
  • Nguyen, TS; Lorente, S; Carcasses, M, The influence of temperature levels on chloride diffusion through mortar, Advances in Cement Research, vol 19 no. 1 (2007), pp. 17-24 [10.1680/adcr.2007.19.1.17] [abs].
  • Bejan, A; Lorente, S, Constructal tree-shaped flow structures, Applied Thermal Engineering, vol 27 no. 4 (2007), pp. 755-761 [10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2006.10.008] [abs].
  • Nguyen, TS; Lorente, S; Carcasses, M, Influence of the temperature on the chloride transport through cementitious materials, European Workshop on Low Temperature Electronics, Proceedings of the, vol 136 (2006), pp. 63-70 [10.1051/jp4:2006136007] [abs].
  • Bejan, A; Lorente, S, Constructal theory of generation of configuration in nature and engineering, Journal of Applied Physics, vol 100 no. 4 (2006) [10.1063/1.2221896] [abs].