• 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. 2135)
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)

Head of Vascular Engineering and Applied Biomedicine (2017-)
Responsible for Sports (2016-)
Assistant Professor (2014-)

COURSES

Biotechnology
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

Martínez, Martorell, Riambau. Review of serum biomarkers in carotid atherosclerosis. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S0741-5214(19)31331-X.
 
Cajas, Houzeaux, Vázquez, García, Casoni, Calmet, Artigues, Borrell, Lehmkuhlz, Pastrana, Yáñez, Pons, Martorell. Fluid Structure Interaction Based on HPC Multi-Code Coupling. SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 2018, 40(6), C677–C703.
 
Garcia-Polite, Martorell, Del Rey-Puech, Melgar-Lesmes, O’Brien, Roquer, Ois, Principe, Edelman, Balcells. Pulsatility and high shear stress deteriorate barrier phenotype in brain microvascular endothelium. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2017 Jul;37(7):2614-2625.
 
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