Alvaro Valencia

University of Chile, Chile


Mechanical Engineer of the University of Chile in Santiago Chile of year 1985 and has the degree of Doktor-Ingenieur granted by the Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum in Germany in year 1992. He has worked as academic of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Universidad de Chile from 1987 to the date, making projects of investigation and technological transference. The main areas of specialization are the computational fluid dynamics CFD, analysis of the interaction between fluid and structures FSI, heat transfer, energy, ventilation and processes of copper conversion. He has developed own codes to simulate turbulent flows and has also used commercial and open source software in these areas. He has experience in teaching, the direction of projects and university administration.

Biography Updated on 23 June 2013

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