Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
Before joining MIT, Professor Peraire was a member of the faculty at the University of Wales and at Imperial College, London.
Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, 1983, University of Barcelona Ph.D., 1986, University of Wales Doctor Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, 1987, University of Barcelona
Honors and Awards
The Research Corporation Trust, UK Young Researchers Award, 1986; NASA Group Achievement Award, 1989; D.Sc, University of Wales, 1997; NASA Exceptional Achievement Award, 1997; IACM Young Researchers Award in Computational Mechanics, 1998; Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, Raymond L. Bisplinghoff Faculty Fellow, 2003-2006; Honorary Professor, School of Engineering, University of Wales, Swansea, 2005; H.N. Slater Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, 2011; Spanish Society for Numerical methods in Engineering, SEMNI Prize, 2013; Catalan Civil Engineers Association, Ildefons Cerdá Medal, 2015; US Association for Computational Mechanics, T.J. Hughes Medal, 2015.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Fellow; International Association for Computational Mechanics, Fellow; American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member
Positions Held at MIT
Department Head, 2011- present; Professor, 1999-present; Associate Professor, 1993-1999; Director, Aerospace Computational Design Lab, 1993-2011.
Specialization and Research Interests
Numerical analysis, finite element methods, computational aerodynamics
Computational mechanics, numerical methods for partial differential equations, dynamics