I'm interested in computational and applied mechanics of solids and structures subject to hypersonic flight conditions.
Specialization and Research Interests
Thermo-chemo-mechanical response of Thermal Protection Systems in Hypersonic Vehicles. Computational Solid Mechanics and Fluid, Structure Interaction, Mechanics of Materials, Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, High-Performance and Massively Parallel Computing.
Computational Mechanics, Aerospace Structures, Numerical Methods, Continuum Mechanics
Positions Held at MIT
Charles Stark Draper Assistant Professor, 2001-2006; Associate Professor, 2006-2012; Professor, 2012-present. Associate Director MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, 2008-present.
Civil Engineer, 1991, University of Buenos Aires S.M., 1995, Brown University Ph.D., 1998, California Institute of Technology
Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Materials Research Society; American Association of Mechanics; International Association for Computational Mechanics; United States Association for Computational Mechanics
Hypersonics Research Lab
- Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies
- Center for Computational Science and Engineering (CCSE)