Silvina Cancelos, Ph.D

Silvina Cancelos, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Office: 338
silvina.cancelos@upr.edu 
T: 787-832-4040
http://www.me.uprm.edu/scancelos

Education

  • Ph.D.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA, 2007
  • M.S.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA, 2005
  • M.S.
Instituto Balseiro, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina, 2000
  • B.S.
Instituto Balseiro, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina, 2000

Background

  • 2000-2002
Engineer, Repsol-YPF, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Division of Natural Gas and Electricity
  • 2001
Instructor, Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Academic and Professional Leadership

  • American Nuclear Society

Conference Publications

  • S. Cancelos, F.J. Moraga, R.T. Lahey Jr. “The design of acoustic chambers for the study of bubble dynamics”. Proceedings of the 7th Int. Symposium on Fluid Control, Measurement, and visualization. Sorrento, Italy, 2003.
  • S. Cancelos, F.J. Moraga, I.S. Akhatov, R.T. Lahey Jr., R. H. Parsons. “The design of acoustic resonant chambers by numerical simulation”. Proceedings of the Second M.I.T. conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics. 2233-2236, 2003.
  • S. Cancelos, T.R. Nigmatulin, F.J. Bonetto. “Shape of capillary waves on a standing taylor bubble”. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on two-phase flow modeling and experimentations, III-1857, Pisa, Italy, 1999.

 

Major Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  • S. Cancelos, F.J. Moraga, R.T. Lahey, Jr., W. Shain, R. Parsons. “The effect of acoustically-induced cavitation on the permeance of a bullfrog urinary bladder”. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Vol. 128, No. 5, pp. 2726-2738, 2010.
  • S. Cancelos, F.J. Moraga, R.T. Lahey, Jr., P. Bouchilloux. “The design of acoustic chambers for bubble dynamics research”. Journal of Multiphase Science and Technology. Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 257-291, 2005.
  • F.J. Moraga, S. Cancelos and R.T. Lahey Jr. “Modeling wall-induced forces on bubbles or inclined walls”. Journal of Multiphase Science and Technology. Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 483-505, 2005.

Awards

  • Balseiro Institute fellowship (1996-2000)
  • Founders Award of Excellence (2005)
  • Named member of the Alpha Nu Sigma Nuclear Engineering Honor Society (2003)