Faculty

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Michael Ortiz

Frank and Ora Lee Marble Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Polytechnic University of Madrid, 1977; M.S., University of California, 1978; Ph.D., 1982. Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Scholar, Caltech, 1994-95; Professor of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics, 1995-2000; Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, 2000-04; Hayman Professor, 2004-13; Marble Professor, 2013-.


Assistant

Lydia Suarez


Research Group
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Research Overview

Professor Ortiz's research interests include solid mechanics, computational mechanics, and nonlinear and failure processes in solids.

List of Research Areas

solid mechanics, computational mechanics, nonlinear and failure processes in solids

Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering