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Huera Huarte, Francisco

Huera Huarte, Francisco 

Mechanical Engineer (UPC, 2003). PhD in Aeronautics (Imperial College London, 2006). Marie Curie Postdoctoral International Outgoing Fellowship (IOF) 2008-2010 at the Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories (GALCIT), California Institute of Technology (CALTECH). Visiting Associate in Aerospace at GALCIT, CALTECH in 2014, 2015 and 2018. Visiting Faculty at University of Massachussets in 2016. Visiting Professor at PMMH group, ESPCI, ParisTech in 2015. Group leader of the laboratory for Fluid-Structure Interaction (LIFE) at URV, funded by AGAUR through SGR programme. PI in one European Project, 5 Plan Nacional Projects, 4 FPI PhD grants. Research funds attracted since 2006 over 1.3M€. 10 Technology transfer projects for companies with funding over 130k€. "Isabel de P. Trabal" Award 2015, Fundación Caja de Ingenieros (2015). "Agustín de Betancourt y Molina" Award, Real Academia de Ingeniería (2014). Associate Editor of Elsevier's Journal of Fluids and Structures and ASME J. Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Eng. 37 indexed publications (most in Q1) with over 1550 citations, 1 European Patent, 60 international confrerence presentations (2 invited plenary lectures). Overall Chair and organizer of 37th ASME OMAE Conference (>1250 attendees), organizer of a Symposia at 2018 EuroMech Fluid Mechanics Conference and organizer of the National Workshop in Fluid Mechanics in 2017. Coordinator of the PhD programme in Fluid Mechanics at URV and Director of Studies of the undergraduate programme in Mechanical Engineering at URV. Completed supervision of 5 PhD students.

Project: New concepts applied to cross-flow turbines

Reference: 2020MFP-COFUND-8



Departament d’Enginyeria Mecànica