E-mail jezabel.curbelo@upc.edu
Position Ramon y Cajal Research Fellow
Area Dynamical Systems
Curbelo, Jezabel

Jezabel Curbelo is a Ramon y Cajal Research Fellow at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. She has previously held positions at various universities, including the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UCLA and the Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon. Her PhD thesis (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2014) was awarded with the “2015 Donald L. Turcotte Award” (American Geophysical Union). She has received several awards for her research in geophysical fluid dynamics including the ”Leonardo Fellowships 2022” (BBVA Foundation) and the ”2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science” award (L’Oréal Spain).


Personal webpage

Other Research Interests

Applied mathematics, geophysical fluids, Fluid Dynamics, Dynamical System, Nonlinear Phenomena.


 2022 Leonardo Grant for Researchers and Cultural Creators, BBVA Foundation.

Selected publications
  • J. Curbelo, G. Chen, C.R. Mechoso Lagrangian Analysis of the Northern Stratospheric Polar Vortex Split in April 2020. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL093874. (2021). (Cover image for the issue).
  • J. Curbelo, L. Duarte, T. Alboussiere, F. Dubuffet, S. Labrosse, Y. Ricard. Numerical solutions of compressible convection with an infinite Prandtl number: comparison of the anelastic and anelastic liquid models with the exact equations. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 873, 646-687 (2019).