Javier Llorca#


Javier Llorca
Email:javier.llorca 'at' upm.es
Membership Number:3615
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:jllorca
Elected:2013
Homepage: https://materials.imdea.org/groups/mom



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2017 - to date Scientific Director, Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies of Materials (IMDEA Materials Institute)
  • 2007 - 2017 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
  • Characterization of the mechanical behavior of materials under extreme conditions
  • Nanomechanics

Honours and Awards
  • 2018 Career Award of the Spanish Society of Materials (SOCIEMAT)
  • 2016-2021 Guest Professor, Central South University, China
  • 2013 - 2014 Prof. Brahm Prakash Visiting Professorship, India Institute of Science
  • 2012 - 2015 Guest Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • 2012 Fellow, European Mechanics Society
  • 2009 Research award of the Polytechnic University of Madrid
  • 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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