• Research Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Byron Zambrano

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral – 2007

Research Interests

    • The interaction between blood flow and biological processes in healthy and disease cardiovascular systems
    • Patient-specific hemodynamic and fluid-structure interaction simulations, tracking particle methods, and low order multiscale computational models
    • Implementation of a bio-chemical-mechanical framework to study thrombotic complications

Selected Publications

  • Patient-specific computational analysis of hemodynamics and wall mechanics and their interactions in pulmonary arterial hypertension. BA Zambrano, N McLean, X Zhao, JL Tan, L Zhong, CA Figueroa, LC Lee, S. Baek. Frontiers in bioengineering and biotechnology 2020.
  • Image-based computational assessment of vascular wall mechanics and hemodynamics in pulmonary arterial hypertension patients. BA Zambrano, N McLean, X Zhao, JL Tan, L Zhong, CA Figueroa, LC Lee, S. Baek. Journal of biomechanics 2018
  • Association of intraluminal thrombus, hemodynamic forces, and abdominal aortic aneurysm expansion using longitudinal CT images. BA Zambrano, H Gharahi, CY Lim, FA Jaberi, J Choi, W Lee, S Baek. Annals of biomedical engineering 2016.
  • Computational fluid dynamic simulation of human carotid artery bifurcation based on anatomy and volumetric blood flow rate measured with magnetic resonance imaging. H Gharahi, BA Zambrano, DC Zhu, JK DeMarco, S Baek. International journal of advances in engineering sciences. 2016