Alberto Aliseda, Ph.D.


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PACCAR Professor in Mechanical
Mechanical Engineering Department
University of Washington
Box 352600
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-4910
aaliseda@u.washington.edu


Education

• B.S / M.S. , Aerospace Engineering, School of Aeronautics (ETSIA) Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 1998
• M.S. , Mechanical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 2000
• Ph.D. , Mechanical Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 2004

Awards and Honors

• Advisor to the Best Ph.D. Thesis in Physical Science (Michael Barbour) University of Washington. 2018
• USGS Director's Award. October 2010
• National Science Foundation CAREER Award. February 2008
• Outstanding Research Assistant award. MAE Department. UCSD. June 2002
• Best Teaching Assistant annual award. MAE Department. UCSD. June 2001
• La Caixa Foundation Graduate Fellowship, Barcelona, Spain. 1999-2001

Recent Publications

  1. F. Chassagne*, M. C. Barbour*, V. K. Chivukula*, N. Machicoane*, L. J. Kim, M. R. Levitt, A. Aliseda. 2021“The effect of Dean, Reynolds and Womersley numbers on the flow in a spherical cavity on a curved round pipe. part 1. Fluid mechanics in the cavity as a canonical flow representing intracranial aneurysms”  Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 915, A123, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2020.1114.
  2. M. C. Barbour*, F. Chassagne*, V. K. Chivukula*, N. Machicoane*, L. J. Kim, M. R. Levitt, A. Aliseda. 2021“The effect of Dean, Reynolds and Womersley numbers on the flow in a spherical cavity on a curved round pipe. part 2. The haemodynamics of intracranial aneuryms treated with flow-diverting stents ”  Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 915, A124, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2020.1115.
  3. D. O. Mora*, A. Aliseda, A. Cartellier, M. Obligado*. In press “Settling velocity of particles in turbulence”  Physical Review Fluids.
  4. Liu, K., Huck, P.*, Aliseda, A., Balachandar S. 2021 “Investigation of Turbulent Inflow Specification in Euler-Lagrange Simulations of Mid-field Spray”  Physics of Fluids 33, 033313.
  5. Van Ness, K.*, Hill, C.*, Burnett, J., Aliseda, A, Polagye, B. 2021“Experimental comparison of blade pitch and speed control strategies for horizontal-axis current turbines”  Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy DOI: 10.1007/s40722-021-00188-w.
  6. Peļæ½alver, J.M., Bennett, J.T., Nelson, Z., Bly, R.A., Perkins, J.A., Bull, C.A., Aliseda, A., Chassagne, F.*, Shivaram, G.M., Lindberg, A.W., Waldhausen, J.H.T., Nuri, M.A.K. 2021“Computational fluid dynamics modeling aiding surgical planning in a toddler with Parkes Weber syndrome”  Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 66, pp.101780.
  7. Fanette Chassagne*, Marissa Miramontes*, Venkat Keshav Chivukula*, Song Li*, Jennifer A. Beckman, Claudius Mahr, Alberto Aliseda 2020 “ In vitro investigation of the effect of HVAD speed and pulsatility on intraventricular hemodynamics”  Annals of Biomedical Engineering DOI:10.1007/s10439-020-02669-9 .
  8. Aliseda, A., Heindel, T.J. 2021 “X-ray Flow Visualization in Multiphase Flows ”  Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 53, pp. 543-567 DOI: 10.1146/annurev-fluid-010719-060201.
  9. Hoang, S., Marsh, L.M.M.*, Aliseda, A., Shen, I. Y. 2020 “Effects of High Fidelity Modeling of Multirotor Drones ”  J. Auton. Veh. Sys. 1(1): 011007 JAVS-20-1052, DOI:10.1115/1.4050013 .
  10. Chivukula, V.K.*, Marsh, L.*, Chassagne, F.*, Barbour, M.C.*, Kelly, C.M., Levy, S., Geindreau, C., Rolland du Roscoat, S., Kim, L.J., Levitt, M.R.*, Aliseda, A. 2020 “Lagrangian trajectory simulations of platelets and synchrotron microtomography augments hemodynamic analysis of intracranial aneurysms treated with embolic coils ”  ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering BIO-20-1041 DOI:10.1115/1.4050375.

Recent Conference Proceedings

  1. DO Mora*, M Obligado*, A Aliseda, A Cartellier Measuring Inertial Particle Turbulent Clustering with 2D, and 1D techniques: a study of common pitfalls 10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2019), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2019
  2. S Sumbekova, A Cartellier, M Bourgoin, A Aliseda Enhancement versus hindering: impact of the turbulence characteristics on the settling behavior of heavy sub-Kolmogorov particles in a turbulent flow 10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2019), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2019
  3. M Obligado*, A Aliseda, T Calmant, N de Palma, A Cartellier Preferential concentration of dense sub-Kolmogorov particles in active-grid-generated turbulence 10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2019), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2019
  4. Aliseda A., Huck P.*, Machicoane N.*, Osuna-Orozco R.* The Influence of Oscillations in the Liquid and Gas Flow Rates on the Liquid Break-Up Instabilities and on the Clustering of Droplets in a Turbulent Coaxial Spray 10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2019), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2019
  5. Machicoane N.*, Huck P.*, Morgan, T.B., Bothell, J.K., Osuna-Orozco R.*, Li, D., Heindel, T.J., Kastengren, A.L. Aliseda, A. Multi-Scale Characterization of the Effect of Gas Swirl on the Spray Produced by a Coaxial Two-Fluid Atomizer 10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2019), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2019
  6. Osuna-Orozco R.*, Machicoane N.*, Huck P.*, Aliseda A. The Impact of an External Electric Field on the Atomization In a Combined Two-Fluid/Electro-Spray Coaxial Injector 10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2019), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2019
  7. Huck P.*, Machicoane N.*, Osuna-Orozco R.*, Aliseda A. Ultrasonic Actuation on the Spray Produced by a Coaxial Two-Fluid Atomizer: Modified Interfacial Instabilities and Droplet Transport 10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2019), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2019
  8. Heindel, T.J., Bothell, J.K., Burtnett, T.J., Li, D., Morgan, T.B., Aliseda, A., Machicoane, N., Matusik, K.E., Kastengren, A.L. The Effect of Nozzle Electrification On Spray Formation From An Airblast Atomizer 4th Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC)
  9. Osuna-Orozco, R.*, Chivukula, V.K.*, Beckman, J., Mahr, C., Aliseda, A. Platelet Margination affects Thrombogenicity in LVAD therapy Proceedings of the 65th ASAIO Conference San Francisco, CA. June 27-30, 2019.
  10. Chassagne, F.*, Miramontes, M.*, Chivukula, V.K.*, Beckman, J., Mahr, C., Aliseda, A. In Vitro Investigation of the Effect of the Hvad Lavare Cycle on Intraventricular Hemodynamics Proceedings of the 65th ASAIO Conference San Francisco, CA. June 27-30, 2019.
  11. Beckman, J., Chassagne, F.*, Miramontes, M.*, Chivukula, V.K.*, Aliseda, A., Mahr, C. Atrial Fibrillation Triggers Chaotic Flow in the Left Ventricle and Increases LVAD Thrombogenicity Proceedings of the 65th ASAIO Conference San Francisco, CA. June 27-30, 2019.
  12. Mahr, C., Beckman, J., Chassagne, F.*, Chivukula, V.K.*, Straccia, A.*, Aliseda, A., Tirschwell D. Mean Arterial Pressure Significantly Impacts Stroke-Related Mortality in Destination Therapy Patients Proceedings of the 65th ASAIO Conference San Francisco, CA. June 27-30, 2019.
  13. Miramontes, M.*, Chassagne, F.*, Chivukula, V.K.*, Beckman, J., Mahr, C., Aliseda, A. Impact of VAD Speed and MAP on Intraventricular Hemodynamics: Influence on Flow Patterns, Platelet Activation and Thrombogenicity Proceedings of the 65th ASAIO Conference San Francisco, CA. June 27-30, 2019.
  14. Straccia, A.*, Chassagne, F.*, Chivukula, V.K.*, Beckman, J., Mahr, C., Aliseda, A. The Influence of Hemodynamics on Cerebral Perfusion and Thromboembolic Risk of LVAD Therapy Proceedings of the 65th ASAIO Conference San Francisco, CA. June 27-30, 2019.
  15. Aliseda, A., Chivukula, V.K.*, Chassagne, F.*, Beckman, J., Mahr, C. The Impact of LVAD Pulsatility Modes on Thrombogenicity Proceedings of the 65th ASAIO Conference San Francisco, CA. June 27-30, 2019.

Professional Experience

• Sept 2018 – Present: PACCAR Endowed Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington. Seattle
• Sept 2018 – Present: Adjunct Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington. Seattle
• Sept 2018 – Present: Adjunct Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington. Seattle
• Feb 2017 – Sept 2018: Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington. Seattle
• March 2016 – Sept 2018: Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington. Seattle
• Sept 2012 – Sept 2018: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington. Seattle
• Sept 2006 – Sept 2012: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington. Seattle
• May 2004 – Sept 2006: Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego. La Jolla, California
• Sept 1999 – May 2004: Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego. La Jolla, California
• Sept 1998 – June 1999: 2nd Lieutenant, Spanish Air Force Corp of Engineers, Maintenance Depot. Cuatro Vientos, Madrid