Scientific articles (2010-2017)

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  • Bonabi, A., Cito, S., Tammela, P., Jokinen, V., Sikanen, T., 2017, Fabrication of concave micromirrors for single cell imaging via controlled over-exposure of organically modified ceramics in single step lithography, Biomicrofluidics, 11, 034118
  • Hakizimana, J.N., Gourich, B., Chafi, M., Stiriba, Y., Vial, Ch., Drogui, P., Naja, J., 2017, Electrocoagulation process in water treatment: A review of electrocoagulation modeling approaches, Desalination, Volume 404, pp. 1-21
  • Hakizimana, J.N., Najid, N., Gourich, B., Vial, Ch., Stiriba, Y., Naja, Y., 2017, Hybrid electrocoagulation/electroflotation/electrodisinfection process as a pretreatment for seawater desalination, Chemical Engineering Science, in press
  • Kouzbour, S., El Azher, N., Gourich, B., Gros, F., Vial, Ch., Stiriba, Y., 2017, Removal of manganese (II) from drinking water by aeration process using a an airlift reactor, Journal of Water Process Engineering, Volume 16, pp. 233-239
  • Liu, D.; Zhang, H.; Cito, S.; Santos, H.A., 2017, Core/Shell Nanocomposites Produced by Superfast Sequential Microfluidic Nanoprecipitation, Nano Letters 17(2):606-614
  • Martínez, M., Vernet, A., Pallarès, J., 2017, Clustering of long flexible fibers in two-dimensional flow fields for different Stokes numbers, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 111, pp. 532-539
  • Stiriba, Y., Gourich, B., Vial, Ch., 2017, Numerical modeling of ferrous iron oxidation in a split-rectangular airlift reactor, Chemical Engineering Science, in press 2017
  • Tourn, S., Pallarès, J., Cuesta, I., Schmidt Paulsen, U., 2017, Characterization of a new open jet wind tunnel to optimize and test vertical axis wind turbines Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 9, 033302; doi:


  • Abdelmassih, G., Vernet, A., Pallarès, J., 2016, Steady and unsteady mixed convection flow in a cubical open cavity with the bottom wall heated ,International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 101, pp. 682-691
  • Asfand, F., Stiriba, Y., Bourouis, M., 2016, Performance evaluation of membrane-based absorbers employing H2O/(LiBr + LiI + LiNO3 + LiCl) and H2O/(LiNO3 + KNO3 + NaNO3) as working pairs in absorption cooling systems, Energy, Volume 115, Part 1, pp. 781-790
  • Asfand, F., Stiriba, Y., Bourouis, M., 2016, Impact of the solution channel thickness while investigating the effect of membrane characteristics and operating conditions on the performance of water-LiBr membrane-based absorbers, Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 108, pp. 866-877
  • Burgos, J.; Cuesta, I.; Salueña, C. Numerical study of laminar mixed convection in a square open cavity, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Volume 99, pp. 599-612
  • Herrera, B., Pallarès, J., Reventós, A., 2016, Geometric characterization of the rotation centers of a particle in a flow, Note di Matematica
  • Jurado, R., Gavaldà, J., Simón, M.J., Pallarès, J., Laverón-Simavilla, A., Ruiz, X., Shevtsova, V., 2016, Some considerations on the vibrational environment of the DSC-DCMIX1 experiment onboard ISS, Acta Astronautica, Vol. 129, pp. 345-356
  • Maestre, J.; Cuesta, I.; Pallarès, J., 2016, An unsteady 3D Isogeometrical Boundary Element Analysis applied to nonlinear gravity waves,Computational Methods of Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 310, pp. 112-133
  • Martínez M., Vernet A., Pallarès J., 2016, Turbulent Schmidt numbers for CFD simulation using the k-e and the k-w models, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 16, 6, pp. 356-363
  • Pallarès J., 2016, A criterion for the complete deposition of magnetic beads on the walls of microchannels, PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151053, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151053
  • Pallarès, J., Gavaldà, J., Ruiz, X., 2016, Solutal natural convection flows in ternary mixtures, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 106:232-243
  • Sánchez, V., Pallarès, J., Vernet, A., Agafonova, O., Hamalainen, J., 2016, A Multiple Actuator Block model for vertical axis wind turbines, Renewable Energy 99:592-601
  • Sancho, I.; Varela, S.; Vernet, A.; Pallarès, J., 2016, Characterization of the reacting laminar flow in a cylindrical cavity with a rotating endwall using numerical simulations and a combined PIV/PLIF technique, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 93:155-166
  • Saumoy, M.; Alonso-Villaverde, C.; Navarro, A.; Olmo, M.; Vila, R.; Ramón, J.M.; Di Yacovo, S.; Ferré, E.; Curto, J.; Vernet, A.; Vila, A.; Podzamczer, D. 2016, Randomized trial of a multidisciplinary lifestyle intervention in HIV-infected patients with moderate-high cardiovascular risk Atherosclerosis, accepted in Atherosclerosis
  • Varela, S.; Balagué, I.; Sancho, I.; Erturk, N.; Ferrando, M.; Vernet, A. 2016 Functionalized alginate flow seeding microparticles for use in Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV), Journal of Microencapsulation (accepted)


  • Almazán, L., Serero, D., Salueña, C., Poschel, T., 2015, Self-organized shocks in the sedimentation of a granular gas , Physical Review E 91 62214 .
  • Asfand, F.; Stiriba, Y.; Bourouis, M., 2015, CFD simulation to investigate heat and mass transfer processes in a membrane-based absorber for water-LiBr absorption cooling systems, Energy, 91, pp. 517-530
  • Berg P., Roloff C., Beuing O., Sugiyama S., Aristokleous N., Anayiotos A. S., Ashton N., Bressloff N. W., Brown A. G., Chung B. J., Cebral J. R., Copelli G., Fu W., Qiao A., Geers A. J., Hodis S., Dragomir-Daescu D., Imdieke E., Khan M. O., Valen-Sendstad K., Kono K., Meng H., Xiang J., Menon P. G, Albal P. G., Mierka O., Munster R., Morales H. G., Osman J., Goubergrits L., Pallarès J., Cito S., Passalacqua A:, Piskin S., Pekkan K., Ramalho S., Marques N., Sanchi S., Schumacher K. R., Sturgeon J., Svihlova H., Hron J., Usera G., Mendina M., Steinman D. A., Janiga G., 2015, The Computational Fluid Dynamics Rupture Challenge 2013 - Phase II: Variability of Hemodynamic Simulations in Two Intracranial Aneurysms, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 137(12) 121008, Paper No: BIO-14-1543, DOI:10.1115/1.4031794
  • Liu, D.: Cito, S.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, C.; Sikanen, T.; Mazutis, L.: Santos, H.A., A Versatile and Robust Microfluidic Platform Toward High Throughput Synthesis of Homogeneous Nanoparticles with Tunable Properties, Advanced Materials 27(14, pp. 2298-2304
  • Pallarès J., 2015, Local mass transfer rates of a first-order reaction on a wall: Application to the prediction of local platelet deposition in a perfusion chamber International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 90, 254-258. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.06.062
  • Pallarès J, Ferré, J. A., 2015, A simple model to predict mass transfer rates and kinetics of biochemical and biomedical Michaelis-Menten surface reactions International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 80, 192-198. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.09.008
  • Pallarès J., Senan O., Guimerà R., Vernet A., Aguilar-Mogas A, Vilahur G., Badimón L., Sales-Pardo M., Cito S., 2015, A comprehensive study on different modelling approaches to predict platelet deposition rates in a perfusion chamber Scientific Reports, 5, 13606. DOI: 10.1038/srep13606
  • Puig-Arànega, J. Burgos, S. Cito, I. Cuesta, C. Salueña, 2015, Analysis of reflective and non-reflective boundary conditions in LBM simulations of flow past an obstacle in a channel, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 29, Nos. 9-10, 434-446
  • Ruiz X., Sáez N., Gavaldà J., Pallarès J., 2015, The impact of free surfaces on the measurement of binary diffusion coefficients using shear cells International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 81, 602-617. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.10.067
  • Vasiliauskas, R.; Liu, D.: Cito, S.; Zhang, H.; Shahbazi, M.A.; Sikanen, T.; Mazutis, L.: Santos, H.A., A Simple Microfluidic Approach to Fabricate Monodisperse Hollow Microparticles For Multidrug Delivery, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7(27), pp.14822-14832
  • Vial, C.; Stiriba, Y.; Trad, Z., 2015,CFD simulation of flow and mixing in-inline rotor-stator mixer with complex fluids, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 93, 2, pp. 391-403


  • Cito S.; Geers A. J.; Arroyo P.; Palero V. R.; Pallarès J.; Vernet A.; Blasco J.; San Román L.; Usera G.; Mendina M.; Fu W.; Qiao A.; Janiga G.; Miura Y.; Ohta M.; Frangi A. F., 2014, Accuracy and reproducibility of patient-specific hemodynamic models of stented intracranial aneurysms: Report on the Virtual Intracranial Stenting Challenge 2011 Annals of Biomedical Engineering
  • Cito, S.; Pallarès, J.; Vernet, A. , 2014, Sensitivity analysis of the boundary conditions in simulations of the flow in an aortic coarctation at rest and stress conditions, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8330 pp.74-82
  • Cuenca, Y., Vernet, A., Vallès, M, 2014, Thermal conductivity enhancement of the binary mixture (NH3 D LiNO3) by the addition of CNTs, International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 41, pp. 113-120
  • Cuenca, Y., Salavera, D., Vernet, A., Teja, A.S., Vallès, M, 2014, Thermal Conductivity of Ammonia + Lithium Nitrate and Ammonia + Lithium Nitrate + Water Solutions over a Wide Range of Concentrations and Temperatures, International Journal of Refrigeration, . Vol. 38, pp. 333-340
  • Garma, R.; Stiriba,Y.; Bourouis, M.; Bellagi, A., 2014, Numerical investigations of the heating distribution effect on the boiling flow in bubble pumps, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39, pp. 15256-15260
  • Martínez M.; Pallarès J.; López A.; García M. A.; Grau F. X. , 2014, Study of the effect of the wall on the distribution of an isothermal two-phase flow in a hydrodesulfurization reactor, Chemical Engineering Communications Vol. 201 pp.1555-1567
  • Pallarès, J.; Grau, F.X. , 2014, Mass transfer rate of a first-order chemical reaction on a wall at high Schmidt numbers, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 69 pp.438-442
  • Pallarès J.; Vernet A.; Grau F. X. , 2014, Effect of the instantaneous turbulent flow structures on the particle distribution near the wall of a channel, European Journal of Mechanics B-Fluids, Vol. 46 pp.144-153
  • Sáez, N.; Ruiz, X.; Gavaldà, J.; Pallarès, J., Shevtsova, V. , 2014, Comparative ISS accelerometric analyses, Acta Astronautica Vol. 94 pp.681-689
  • Salueña, C.; Bonet, J. , 2014, Molecular dynamics algorithm enforcing energy conservation for microcanonical simulations, Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics 05/2014; 89(5-1).


  • Cuenca, Y., Salavera, D., Vernet, A., Vallès, M, 2013, Thermal conductivity of ammonia + water mixtures over a wide range of concentrations, International Journal of Refrigeration. Vol. 36, pp. 998-1003.
  • Erturk N., Vernet A., Pallarès J., Castilla R. and Raush G., M, 2013, Small-Scale characteristics and turbulent statistics of the flow in the suction chamber an external gear pump by Time-Resolved PIV, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, Vol. 29, pp. 52-60
  • Herrera, B.; Pallarès, J. , M, 2013, Identification of the vortex cores of three-dimensional large-vortical structures ,Archive of Applied Mechanics Vol. 83 pp.1383-1391
  • Inglés X.; Pallarès J.; Larre M. T.; Méndez L.; Grau F. X. , M, 2013, Experimental and numerical study of turbulent mixing in a model of a polymerization reactor ,Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Vol. 19 pp.1251-1256
  • Sáez N.; Ruiz X.; Pallarès J.; Shevtsova V. , M, 2013, On the accuracy of the interdiffusion coefficient measurements of high-temperature binary mixtures under ISS conditions ,Comptes Rendus Mecanique, Vol. 341 pp. 405-416
  • Sancho I.; Fabregat A.; Pallarès J.; Vernet A. , M, 2013, Macro- and micromixing in a plane turbulent channel flow with a second-order chemical reaction ,Computers & Fluids, Vol. 88 pp.156-164
  • Steinman, D.A, et al. , M, 2013, Variability of computational fluid dynamics solutions for pressure and flow in a giant aneurysm: The ASME 2012 summer bioengineering conference CDF challenge ,Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-Transactions of the Asme, Vol. 135 pp.021015
  • Stiriba, Y.; Ferré, J.A.; Grau, F.X. , M, 2013, Heat transfer and fluid flow characteristics of laminar flow past an open cavity with heating from below, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 43, 8-15
  • Varela, S. ; Usera, G. ; Vernet, A. ; Ferré, J.A, M, 2013, Numerical simulation of flow structures and temperature distribution in a Printed Circuit Board enclosure model at moderate Reynolds numbers ,International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 70, pp. 1-9
  • Vial, Ch.; Stiriba, Y., 2013, Characterization of bioreactors using computational fluid dynamics, Fermentation Processes Engineering in the Food Industry, Taylor & Francis, 121-164


  • Abdelmassih, G.; Vernet, A. ; Pallarès, J., 2012, Numerical simulation of incompressible laminar flow in a three-dimensional channel with a cubical open cavity with a bottom wall heated, Journal of Physics: Conference Series Vol. 395 pp.012099
  • Almazán, L.; Carrillo, J.A.; Salueña, C.; Garzó, V.; Pöschel, T. , 2012, A numerical study of the Navier-Stokes transport coefficients for 2D granular hydrodynamics, New Journal of Physics 04/2012; 15(4)
  • Almazán, L.; Salueña, C.; Garzó, V.; Carrillo, J.A.; Pöschel, T. , 2012, Hydrodynamics at the Navier-Stokes level applied to fast, transient, supersonic granular flows, 28th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics 2012 AIP Conf. Proc. 1501, pp. 993-1000
  • Blanch-Ojea, R.; Tiggelaar, R.M.; Pallarès, J.; Grau, F.X.; Gardeniers, J.G.E. , 2012, Flow of CO2-ethanol and CO2-methanol in a non-adiabatic microfluidic T-junction at high pressures, Microfluidics And Nanofluidics Vol. 12 pp.927-940
  • Cito, S.; Ahn, Y.; Pallarès, J.; Martínez, R.; Chen, Z.; Madou, M.; Katakis, I. , 2012, Visualization and measurement of capillary-driven blood flow using spectral domain optical coherence tomography, Microfluidics And Nanofluidics Vol. 13 pp.227-237
  • Cito, S., Mazzeo, M., Badimón, L., 2012, A Review of Macroscopic Thrombus Modeling Methods. Thrombosis Research 131(2)
  • Cito, S.; Pallarès, J.; Fabregat, A.; Katakis, I. , 2012, Numerical simulation of wall mass transfer rates in capillary-driven flow in microchannels, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 39 pp.1066-1072
  • Martemianov S.; Pallarès J.; Grau F. X. , 2012, Comparative study of turbulent mass transfer in the viscous sublayer using electrochemical method and direct numerical simulations, Russian Journal of Electrochemistry, Vol. 48 pp.810-816
  • Martínez M.; Pallarès J.; López J.; López A.; Albertos F.; García M. A.; Cuesta I.; Grau F.X. , 2012, Numerical simulation of the liquid dispersion in a trickle-bed reactor, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 76 pp.49-57
  • Pallarès, J.; Grau, F.X. , 2012, Particle dispersion in a turbulent natural convection channel flow, Journal of Aerosol Science Vol. 43 pp.45-56
  • Ruiz, X.; Pallarès, J. , 2012, On the accuracy of the diffusion coefficient measurements using different shear cell configurations at low and moderate Rayleigh numbers, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 55 pp.6966-6978


  • Bernardini, A., Larrabide, I., Morales, H.G., Pennati, G., Petrini, L., Cito, S., Frangi, A.F., 2011, Influence of different computational approaches for stent deployment on cerebral aneurysm haemodynamics, Interface focus: a theme supplement of Journal of the Royal Society interface 1(3):338-48
  • Erturk, N.; ; Vernet, A.; Castilla, R. ; Gámez-Montero, P.J.; Ferré, J.A., 2011, Experimental analysis of the flow dynamics in the suction chamber of an external gear pump, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 53, pp. 135-144
  • Flórez, E.; Cuesta, I.; Salueña, C. , 2011, Flujo de Poiseuille y la cavidad con pared móvil calculado usando el método de la ecuación de Lattice Boltzmann, Revista Científica Ingeniería y Desarrollo, Vol. 24
  • Inglés R., Pallarès J., Gràcia I., Gué A. M. and Ramírez J. L, 2011, Electro-thermal simulation and characterization of preconcentration membranes, Sensors and Actuators A-Physical Vol. 172 pp.124-128
  • Kahan, S.; Varela, S.; Casaballé, N. , 2011, Proyecto Multimedia Estudiantil: una experiencia para motivar buenas estrategias de resolución de problemas de Física, Latin American Journal of Physics Education, Vol. 5 (1) pp. 293-300
  • Ruiz X.; Pallarès J. , 2011, Diffusion coefficient measurements under reduced gravity conditions by means of the shear cell technique. The impact of free surfaces, Microgravity Science and Technology Vol. 23 pp.173-180


  • Cabeza, C.; Serasúa, G. ; Martí A.C.; Bové, I.; Varela, S.; Usera, G. ; Vernet, A., 2010, Influence of coaxial cylinders on the vortex breakdown in a closed flow , European Journal of Mechanics B-Fluids, Vol. 29, pp. 201-207
  • Castilla, R. ; Gámez-Montero, P.J.; Erturk, N.; Vernet, A.; Coussirat, M.; Codina, E, 2010, Numerical simulation of turbulent flow in the suction chamber of gear pump using deforming mesh and mesh replacement, , International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 52, pp. 1334-1342
  • Fabregat, A.; Pallarès, J.; Cuesta, I.; Grau, F.X. , 2010, Numerical simulations of a second-order chemical reaction in a plane turbulent channel flow, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 53 pp.4248-4263
  • Fabregat, A.; Pallarès, J.; Vernet, A.; Cuesta, I.; Ferré, J.A.; Grau, F.X. , 2010, Identification of near-wall flow structures producing large wall transfer rates in turbulent mixed convection channel flow, Computers & Fluids, Vol. 39 pp.15-24
  • Herrera B.; Pallarès J. , 2010, Identification of boundary surfaces in flows, Applied Mathematics and Mechanics-English Edition DOI 10.1007/s10483-010-1325-7, Vol. 31 pp.1097-1104
  • Huera-Huarte, F.J. ; Vernet, A. , 2010, Vortex modes in the wake of an oscillating long flexible cylinder combining POD and fuzzy clustering, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 48, pp. 999-1013
  • Inglés R., Pallarès J., Gràcia I., Gué A. M. and Ramirez J. L. , 2010, Electro-thermal simulation and characterization of preconcentration membranes, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 5 pp.1264-1267
  • Pallarès, J.; Grau, F. X. , 2010, A modification of a Nusselt number correlation for forced convection in porous media, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 37 pp.1187-1190
  • Pallarès, J.; Grau, F.X. , 2010, Numerical simulation of natural convection of a water-based nanofluid, Progress In Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 10 pp.218-224
  • Pallarès, J.; Vernet, A.; Ferré, J.A.; Grau, F.X. , 2010, Turbulent large-scale structures in natural convection vertical channel flow, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 53 pp.4168-4175
  • Ruiz X, Mestre A., Pallarès J. , 2010, Mixing strategies in the top seeded solution growth-slow cooling of doped KGd(PO3)4 crystals, Physics Procedia, Vol. 8 pp.49-56
  • Ruiz, X.; Pallarès, J. , 2010, Free surfaces and interdiffusion coefficient measurements in space using shear cells. Gravity orientation effects, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 37 pp.463-468
  • Ruiz, X.; Pallarès, J.; Grau, F. X. , 2010, On the accuracy of the interdiffusion measurements at low and moderate Rayleigh numbers. Some computational considerations, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 53 pp.3708-3720
  • Salueña, C.; Almazán, L.; Brilliantov, N.V. , 2010, Mechanisms of Cluster Formation in Force-Free Granular Gases, Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena 12/2010; 6(04): pp. 175 - 190
  • Stiriba, Y.; J.; Vernet, A.; Ferré, J.A.; Grau, F.X., 2010, A numerical study of three-dimensional laminar mixed convection past an open cavity, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Vol. 53, pp. 4797-4808
  • Younis O., Pallarès J, Grau F. X. , 2010, Transient natural convection cooling of a high Prandtl number fluid in a cubical cavity, Meccanica DOI: 10.1007/s11012-010-9359>