Jaime Peraire

H.N. Slater Professor in Aeronautics and Astronautics

Contact Info

Office Phone

617.253.1981

Email

Office

Administrative Contact

Jean Sofronas
617.258.5548

Financial Contact

Ping Lee
617.253.8964

Specialization and Research Interests

Numerical simulation, Computational mechanics and aerodynamics, Finite Elements

Teaching Interests

Aerodynamics, computational mechanics, numerical methods for partial differential equations, dynamics

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

Society Memberships

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

Positions Held at MIT

Department Head, 2011-2018; Professor, 1999-present; Associate Professor, 1993-1999; Director, Aerospace Computational Design Lab, 1993-2011.

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Awards & Honors

2015
T.J. Hughes Medal, US Association for Computational Mechanics
2015
Catalan Civil Engineers Association, Ildefons Cerdá Medal
2013
SEMNI Prize, Spanish Society for Numerical Methods in Engineering
2011
H.N. Slater Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT,
2005
Honorary Professor, School of Engineering, University of Wales, Swansea
2003
Raymond L. Bisplinghoff Faculty Fellow, MIT AeroAstro
1998
IACM Young Researchers Award in Computational Mechanics
1997
D.Sc, University of Wales
1997
NASA Exceptional Achievement Award
1989
NASA Group Achievement Award
1986
The Research Corporation Trust, UK Young Researchers Award