Claudia-F. L—pez C‡mara

Research  Scholar

 lopezcac@uci.edu

 
Education:

M.S. in Nanoscience, Materials and Processes

University of Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

2014-In Progress

 

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

(5 years degree)

University of Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain

2009-2014

Research and Work

Lasers, Flames, and Aerosols Laboratory

University of California, Irvine; February 2015 - Present

  • Research scholar doing the master project in the field of computational combustion

Project Title: Numerical Study of the Effects of Applied Electric Fields on Flames

  • Advisor: Prof. Derek Dunn-Rankin

 

Fluid Dynamics Group

University of California, Irvine; February 2014 - July 2014

  • Junior-Specialist Scholar doing the senior project (PFC) in the field of micro fluids

Project Title: Flow Behavior in a Rotating Rectangular Channel

  • Undergraduate Balsells fellowship
  • Advisor: Prof. Roger Rangel

 

Membrane and Process Engineering Technology Centre (METEOR)

Chemistry Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTQC), Tarragona, Spain; October 2013 - December 2013

  • Junior-Specialist Scholar. Field of study: spray-dryer encapsulation and production and characterization of maltodextrin microcapsules
  • Research fellowship from CTQC
  • Advisors: Prof. Marta Giamberini and Prof. Ricard Garc’a

  

Propane Dehydrogenation plant (PDH)

BASF enterprise, Tarragona, Spain; July 2012 - August 2012

  • Curricular internship as a chemical engineer.  
  • Advisors: Pere Gabarra and Jose-Antonio Diaz.

 

Teaching

TEENS lab advisor

BASF enterprise and APQUA project, Tarragona; January  2015

  • Taught fundaments of chemical properties to high-school students.
  • Oversaw daily labs

 

Other Achievements

VAM-G team leader

Escola Tcnica Superior d'Enginyeria Qu’mica (ETSEQ), University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain; September 2012-June 2013

  • Team leader of a 7 person team to perform a project to design a vinyl acetate

monomer production plant.

 

Individualized reading support volunteer

LECXIT program, Obra Social La Caixa - Jaume Bofill Foundation - Generalitat de

Catalunya. Tarragona, Spain; April 2013 - June 2013

  • Provided individual help to primary school students in order to acquire reading

habits and help them to improve their reading skills

 

Misc

  • Master of Excellence Catalunya-La Pedrera fellowship
  • Software knowledge: EES, GAMS, Aspen-Hysis, OpenFOAM
  • Mother tongues: Spanish and Catalan
  • Fluent in English 
  • Attended for 10 years the Conservatory of Music of Vila-seca (Tarragona, Spain). 5th grade professional. Specialty: piano.

 

 For a copy of my complete resume please email me at lopezcac@uci.edu