Javier Llorca#

Javier Llorca
Email:javier.llorca 'at' upm.es
Membership Number:3615
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN
Homepage: http://www.materials.imdea.org/people/researchers/prof-javier-llorca

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2007 - to date: Director, Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies of Materials (IMDEA Materials Institute)
  • 2006 - to date: Head, research group on "Advanced Structural Materials & Nanomaterials", Polytechnic University of Madrid
  • 1995 - to date: Professor, Department of Materials Science, Polytechnic University of Madrid
  • 1987 - 1995: Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science, Polytechnic University of Madrid
  • 1989 - 1990: Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Brown University
  • 1984 - 1987: Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science, Polytechnic University of Madrid

Fields of Scholarship
  • Mechanics of advanced structural materials
  • Computational materials engineering (multiscale modeling of materials, virtual processing, virtual testing and virtual design of materials for engineering applications)
  • Characterization of the mechanical behavior of materials under extreme conditions
  • Nanomechanics

Honours and Awards
  • 2013 - 2014 Prof. Brahm Prakash Visiting Professorship, India Institute of Science
  • 2012 - 2015 Guest Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • 2012 Plenary speaker, IUTAM Symposium on Fracture Phenomena in Nature and Technology, Brescia, Italy
  • 2012 Inaugural Plenary Speaker, XXII International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2012 Plenary Speaker, Materials Genome Initiative Forum, Shanghai, P. R. of China
  • 2012 Plenary speaker, 32nd Risø International Symposium on Materials Science on Composite Materials for Structural Performance., Roskilde, Denmark
  • 2012 Fellow, European Mechanics Society
  • 2011 Plenary Speaker, 1st World Congress on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering, Silver Springs, Pennsylvania
  • 2010 Plenary Speaker, EADS Composite Technical Days, Munich, Germany
  • 2010 Inaugural Plenary speaker, 34th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics & Composites, Cocoa Beach, Florida
  • 2009 Research award of the Polytechnic University of Madrid
  • 2008 Inaugural Plenary Speaker, International Conference on Mathematics and Continuum Mechanics, Porto, Portugal
  • 2008 Elected to the Royal Academy of Sciences of Zaragoza (Physics section)
  • 2000 Gold Medal of the Spanish Society of Structural Integrity
  • 1999 Research award of the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences.
  • 1990 Young investigator award of the Polytechnic University of Madrid.
  • 1989-1990 Fulbright visiting scholar at the Division of Engineering, Brown University, USA
  • 1986 Award of the Polytechnic University of Madrid to the best doctoral thesis

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