Manuel G. Velarde#

Manuel G. Velarde
Email:mgvelarde 'at'
Membership Number:1492
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2011-present Emeritus Professor /Honorary Professor, Instituto Pluridisciplinar, Universidad Compluense Madrid
  • 2002-2004 Rector CISM (International Center for Mechanical Sciences Udine, Italy)-dual appointment
  • 1993-2011 Professor of Physics, Instituto Pluridisciplinar, Universidad 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, Soliton-assisted electron transport (Solectron transport)
  • Film flows, Wetting and Spreading Dynamics
  • 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)
  • 1994 Palmes Académiques, Republique Française
  • 1996 RAMMAL Medal (Societe Française de Physique & Fondation Ecole Normale Superieure)
  • 2002 Fetstchrift (60th birthday) International Journal of Bifurcation & Chaos, Special issue vol. 12, 23015-2653("Spatio-temporal Complexity") Editor: G. Nicolis, World Scientific.
  • 2003 DuPont Science Prize
  • 2006 Physics Medal, Spanish Royal Physical Society
  • 2010 Dr. Honoris Causa, Chernichevsky Saratov University, Russia
  • 2013 Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite Award, Republique Française
  • 2013 Fetstchrift (70th birthday) "Without Bounds: A Scientific Canvas of Nonlinearity and Complex Dynamics", Editors: R. G. Rubio, Yu. S. Ryazantsev, V. M. Starov, G.-X. Huang, A. P. Chetverikov, P. Arena, A. A. Nepomyahschy, A. Ferrús, E. G. Morozov, Springer-Verlag, 801 pp.
  • 2013 Fetstchrift (70th birthday)Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, Special issue, vol 206, Editors R. Miller, R. G. Rubio and V. M. Starov, Elsevier, 436 pp.
  • 2014 Member of European Academy of Sciences (EURASC)
  • 2015 Blaise Pascal Medal for Physics, European Academy of Sciences (EURASC)


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