Lorena Bejarano

Lorena Bejarano López

Coordinadora de Ingeniería Mecánica
(+593 2) 297-1700
Brillat-Savarin Building, BS-218
External Institution
ASM-TSS American Society of Materials - Thermal Spray Society, Instituto de Energía y Materiales USFQ, WISE Women in Science and Engineering
  • Ph.D. Materials Science, Stony Brook University, USA.
  • MSc. Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, USA.
  • Mechanical Engineer, EPN, Ecuador.
Professional Profile

Lorena Bejarano earned her Master's and Doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering from Stony Brook University (United States). She is the Coordinator of the Mechanical Engineering Program at the University San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador) and a research professor. Specializing in scanning electron microscopy (SEM), her research encompasses material characterization, with recent focus on clean and efficient cooking, sustainable development, and alternative energy to address climate change. She has collaborated on studies involving coatings, biomaterials, alternative materials, and archaeological materials. Lorena has published scientific articles in indexed journals such as "Journal of Thermal Spray Technology," "International Journal of Sustainable Engineering," "Environmental Health Perspectives," "Energy Policy," "Energy for Sustainable Development," "PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Science," among others. She holds a patent and has participated as a guest speaker at national and international conferences.


Walks, Cooking, Reading.