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Jaime Peraire

Department Head

H.N. Slater Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Contact

Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Room 33-207
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

(617) 253-1981

Before joining MIT, Professor Peraire was a member of the faculty at the University of Wales and at Imperial College, London.

Academic Degrees

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; Raymond L. Bisplinghoff Faculty Fellow; Honorary Professor, School of Engineering, University of Wales, Swansea

Society Memberships

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Fellow; US Association for Computational Mechanics, 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

Teaching Interests

Computational mechanics, numerical methods for PDEs, dynamics

Lab/Research Group Affiliation