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Dr. Santiago E. Ibáñez

Position: 
Postdoctoral Researcher
PhD: 
Electrospray modelling. E. T. S. I. Aeronáuticos – Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Madrid. Spain
Research: 
Development of simplified models of a broad field of fluid mechanics problems including electrosprays, geothermal heat exchangers, and flow batteries among others.
E-mail: 
santiago.ibanez@imdea.org
Short Bio: 

Santiago Enrique Ibáñez León is a Postdoctoral Researcher of the Unit of electrochemical processes of IMDEA Energy. Santiago got a Degree, Master, and PhD in Aeronautical Engineering in ETSIA of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He carried out his thesis in the Department of Thermo-propulsion and Fluid Mechanics of that School in the field of electrospray modelling and simulation under the supervision of Prof. Francisco Higuera.

He has two research stays at Imperial College (School of Mechanical Engineering, London, UK), and KEIO University (School of Mechanical Engineering, Yokohama, Japan) to work as a researcher in turbulent flows, ultrasound and cavitation related problems.

In recent years he has worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Thermo-propulsion and Fluid Mechanics of ETSIA (UPM) investigating the performance and producing efficient models of Geothermal vertical boreholes. After that, he joined the team of the Department of Thermal and Fluids Engineering of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid as a Visiting Professor in charge of several Fluid Mechanics courses. Starting in 2020, Santiago is working in IMDEA Energy where he participates in the ERC “MFreeB” project designing more efficient Flow Batteries with a variety of morphologies and electrolytes, including micro, and membrane-less concepts.