Phone: (787) 832-4040 Ext. 5844

Email: ubaldom.cordova@upr.edu

Office: IQ-207-K

Office Hours: Tuesdays, 1:30-5:30pm

Website(s):

ucf.uprm.edu

Lab(s):

Field(s):Transport Phenomena, Applied Mathematics, Computational Methods

Current Course(s):INQU6009, INQU4105

Curriculum Vitae:

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  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2008. (Advisor: John F. Brady)
  • M.S. Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2006.
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico—Mayagüez, 2003.
  • INQU4010 Momentum Transfer Operations
  • INQU6001 Mathematical Methods In Chemical Engineering
  • INQU6009 Colloids And Interfaces
  • INQU6016 Advanced Transport Phenomena
  • Colloidal Dispersions
  • Transport Phenomena
  • Rheology
  • Particulate And Multiphase Processes
  • Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics
  • Misael Diaz Maldonado (postdoc)
  • Glenn C. Vidal Urquiza
  • Efrain Y. Aymat Liano
  • Ronal Delacruz Araujo
  • Chemical Engineering Outstanding Professor, 2011-2012
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2011
  • Graduate Study Fellowship, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2003
  • National Collegiate Engineering, University of Puerto Rico—Mayagüez, 2003
  • Honorary Citizen of Cataño, PR, 2003
  • Honor Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico—Mayagüez, 2001–2003
  • National Collegiate Minority Leadership, University of Puerto Rico—Mayagüez, 2002
  • Distinguished Student of the Year, Cataño, PR, 2002.
  • S. Shkyaev, J. F. Brady & U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “Nonspherical osmotic motor: Chemical sailing”. J. Fluid Mech. 748, 488–520 (2014).
  • S. Sengupta, D. Patra, I. Ortiz-Rivera, A. Agrawal, S. Shklyaev, K. K. Dey, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, T. E. Mallouk & A. Sen, “Self-powered enzyme micropumps”. Nat. Chem. 6, 415–422 (2014).
  • S. Shkyaev, A. Ivantsov, M. Díaz-Maldonado & U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, “Dynamics of a Janus drop in an external flow”. Phys. Fluids. 25, 082105 (2013).
  • U. M. Córdova-Figueroa, S. Shkyaev & J. F. Brady, “Osmotic propulsion of colloidal particles via constant surface flux”. Soft Matter. 9, 6382–6390 (2013).
  • Y. Hong, M. Diaz, U. M. Córdova-Figueroa & A. Sen, “Titanium dioxide-based photo-induced micro fireworks and micro-motor/micro-pump systems “, Adv. Func. Mater. 20, 1–9 (2010).
  • U. M. Córdova-Figueroa & J. F. Brady, “Osmotic propulsion: the osmotic motor”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 158303 (2008).