Manuel G. Velarde#


Manuel G. Velarde
Email:mgvelarde 'at' pluri.ucm.es
Membership Number:1492
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:mvelarde
Homepage: http://www.ucm.es/info/fluidos


Present and Previous Positions
  • 2002-2004 Rector CISM (International Center for Mechanical Sciences Udine, Italy)-dual appointment
  • 1993-present Professor of Physics, University Complutense de Madrid
  • 1979-93 Professor, U.N.E.D.-Spanish Open University
  • 1976-80 Invited Professor, Universite de Provence (Aix-Marseille I) (France)(A.T.P. Internationale C.N.R.S.) -over a five-year period –dual appointment
  • 1971-80 Associate Professor and (Full) Professor, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
  • 1969-71 Faculty Associate, Univ. Texas at Austin (USA)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Stat physics
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Instabilities
  • Interfacial dynamics
  • Waves, solitons, nonlinear
  • Patterns and defects
  • Nonlinear lattice dynamics
  • Film flows
  • Surface tension-driven phenomena
  • Neuro-dynamics modeling for robots

Honours and Awards
  • 1991 Physics Prize, Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences
  • 1994 Dr. Honoris Causa, University of Provence (Aix-Marseille I)
  • 1996 RAMMAL Medal (Societe Française de Physique & Fondation Ecole Normale Superieure)
  • 2003 DuPont Science Prize
  • 2006 Physics Medal, Spanish Royal Physical Society
  • 2013 Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite Award


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