• Dr. Jordi Martorell López

Dr. Jordi Martorell

Department of Chemical Engineering
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Vía Augusta, 390, 08017 Barcelona
Tel: 93 2672000 (ext. 413)
Assistant Professor, 2014
 

email: 
jordi.martorell@iqs.edu

IQS School of Engineering, UNIVERSITAT RAMON LLULL
PhD in Chemical Engineering (2013)
Master in Research in Chemical Engineering (2010)
Chemical Engineer (2008)

Responsible for Sports (2016-)
Assistant Professor (2014-)

COURSES

Fluid Mechanics
Fluid Dynamics
Process Engineering Fundamentals
Chemical Engineering Laboratory

 

RESEARCH LINES

  • Correlation between disrupted arterial flow and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease
  • Computational fluid dynamic models of complex arterial environments
  • Tissue engineering of biocompatible arterial mimics for implantation
  • Stent design strategies to reduce impact of stenting procedure

 
 

RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS

Martorell, Santomá, Kolandaivelu, Kolachalama, Melgar-Lesmes, Molins, García, Edelman, Balcells. Extent of flow recirculation governs expression of atherosclerotic and thrombotic biomarkers in arterial bifurcations. Cardiovasc Res. 2014 Jul 1;103(1):37-46
 
Chitalia, Shivanna, Martorell, Meyer, Edelman, Rahimi. c-Cbl, a ubiquitin E3 ligase that targets active ?-catenin - A novel layer of Wnt regulation. J Biol Chem. 2013 Aug 9;288(32):23505-17
 
Chitalia, Shivanna, Martorell, Bosch, Kolandaivelu, Balcells, Edelman. Uremic Serum and Solutes contribute to Post Vascular Interventional Thrombotic Risk Through Altered Stability of Smooth Muscle Cell Tissue Factor. Circulation 2013 Jan 22; 127(3):365-76
 
Martorell, Santomá, Molins, García-Granada, Bea, Edelman, Balcells. Engineered arterial models to correlate blood flow to tissue biological response. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2012 Apr; 1254(1):51-56
 
Balcells, Martorell, Olivé, Santacana, Chitalia, Cardoso, Edelman. Smooth Muscle Cells Orchestrate the Endothelial Cell Response to Flow and Injury. Circulation 2010 May 25; 121(20):2192-9

 

 

Vascular Engineering and Applied Biomedicine Group