California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Unites States.

PhD in Aeronautics (Computational Solid Mechanics Group). Advisor: Professor Michael Ortiz.

Multiscale modeling and simulation of damage by void nucleation and growth.

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Unites States.

MS in Aerospace Engineering. GPA: 4.2.

École Centrale Paris, Paris, France.

Master of Research in Structural Dynamics and Coupled Systems. Best Academic Record.

Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de Sevilla, Seville, Spain.

Industrial Engineering, specialization in Mechanics.

2007-2010

2006-2007

2005-2006

2001-2006

2014-Present

 

 

 

2011-2013

2011

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States

William K. Gemmill Term Assistant Professor. Department of Mechanical Engineering and

Applied Mechanics.

Secondary appointment in the Department of Mathematics (2020-Present).

Member of the Penn Institute for Computational Science (PICS), the Center for Soft and

Living Matter (CSLM), and the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM).

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, United States.

Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany.

HCM Postdoctoral Fellow. Advisor: Sergio Conti.

NSF CAREER Award

Eshelby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty, given annually to rapidly emerging junior faculty who exemplify the creative use and development of mechanics.

William K. Gemmill Term Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at UPenn. Prestigious endowed-chair appointment reserved for the most accomplished junior members of the School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

William F. Ballhaus Prize, awarded to an aeronautics student for outstanding doctoral dissertation at the California Institute of Technology.

Lawrence Postdoctoral Fellowship at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, awarded to candidates with exceptional talent, scientific track records, and potential for significant achievements. https://fellowship.llnl.gov/

HCM Postdoctoral Fellowship, awarded for a six-month period at the university of Bonn under the supervision of Pr. Sergio Conti.

Charles D. Babcock Award, given to a student whose achievements in teaching have made a significant contribution to the Aeronautics department at the California Institute of Technology.

First National Award for the best academic record in Spain with the degree of Industrial Engineering. 

Rolf D. Bühler Memorial Award in Aeronautics for outstanding academic achievement in the Master in Aerospace Engineering at the California Institute of Technology.

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2005

EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Selected to attend the symposium.

HCM Fellowship, to participate in the Hausdorff Trimester Program on ‘Mathematical challenges of materials science and condensed matter physics: From quantum mechanics through statistical mechanics to nonlinear pde’.

Oberwolfach-Leibniz-Graduate-Students fellowship for the workshop on ‘Microstructures in Solids: From Quantum Models to Continua’.

Oberwolfach-Leibniz-Graduate-Students fellowship for the workshop on ‘PDE and materials’ at Oberwolfach.

Award from Seville City Hall for the best academic record of Seville School of Engineering.

‘Premio Real Maestranza de Caballería de Sevilla’. Award for the best academic record of

Seville School of Engineering.

Fellowship from the Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalusia IDEA for the MS in Aerospace Engineering at Caltech.

Best Academic Record Award at Seville University for the degree of Industrial Engineering.

Sócrates-Erasmus Fellowship for the École Centrale Paris.

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Workshop at CIRM - Luminy: Beyond elasticity: advances and research challenges.

TMS Meeting

MRS Meeting

Joint European Thermodynamics Conference (invited panelist)

University of Colorado Boulder, Rocky Mountains Mechanics Seminar Series

University of Texas at Austin, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

DOE Center, Physics Informed Learning Machines

Drucker Symposium at IMECE conference

Society of Natural Philosophy Meeting, "Microstructure, Defects and Growth in Mechanics"

Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

MRS Spring Meeting

Multiscale Materials Modeling Conference.

IMA Workshop on Multiscale Strategies.

University of Notre Dame, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences.

University of Houston, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

University of Maryland, Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering.

Oberwolfach workshop: Variational Methods for the modeling of inelastic solids.

Smith Colloquium at the University of Kansas, Department of Mathematics.

Johns Hopkins University, Department of Civil Engineering.

University of California Berkeley, Applied Mathematics.

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

The City College of New York, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

University of Minnesota, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering.

IMA Workshop on Multiscale Strategies.

Carnegie Mellon University. Center for Nonlinear Analysis.

US Naval Academy, Mathematics Department.

Cornell University, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Brown University, School of Engineering.

Brown University, School of Engineering.

US-Japan Materials and Mechanics Symposium.

Carnegie Mellon University, PIRE-CNA summer school.

University of Kansas, Department of Mathematics.

Lorentz Workshop on Microstructure Evolution in Materials.

Imperial College London, Department of Mathematics.

Courant Institute, NYU-Oxford Workshop on Mathematical Models of defects and patterns.

Imperial College London, Workshop: ‘Challenges in statistical mechanics: from mathematics to

molecular dynamics to technological applications’.

Harvard University, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Worcester Polytechnic University, Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Mechanics.

Drexel University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics.

Drexel University, Department of Mathematics.

Army Research Laboratory.

University of Cardiff. Department of Mathematics.

AmeriMech Symposium: Material Property Identification.

University of Pennsylvania, Materials Science Department.

Banff workshop. Multiscale models of crystal defects.

Max-Planck Institute Dusseldorf.

University of Houston, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

ETH Zurich, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

IUTAM Symposium on Micromechanics of Defects in Solids.

University of Warwick, Department of Mathematics.

University of Bath, Department of Mathematics.

Symposium on New Developments in Defects Mechanics, in honor of Prof. Ortiz.

Temple University, Department of Mathematics.

University of Würzburg, Department of Mathematics.

Oberwolfach mini-workshop: Inelastic and Non-equilibrium Material Behavior.

Penn Institute for Computational Science Kickoff Symposium.

Banff workshop. Mathematics and Mechanics in the Search of New Materials.

Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

IMDEA (Madrid Institute of Advanced Studies).

Abengoa Research.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CCMS Summer Institute Lecture.

École Polytechnique Féderale de Lausanne, Department of Materials Science.

Symposium on Current Problems in Solid Mechanics, in honor of Prof. Rodney J. Clifton.

Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics.

University of Oxford, Mathematical Institute.

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Department of Aerospace Engineering.

University of California at San Diego, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics.

Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Laboratory of Computational Methods and Numerical

Analysis.

University of Duisburg-Essen, Department of Civil Engineering.

Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de Sevilla, Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Sandia National Laboratories.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Caltech Solid Mechanics Symposium.

Oberwolfach workshop on PDE and materials.

Woman in Aerospace Symposium at MIT.

University of Kaiserslautern, Department of Mechanical Engineering.