José E. Andrade

George W. Housner Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering; Cecil and Sally Drinkward Mechanical and Civil Engineering Leadership Chair; Executive Officer for Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Florida Institute of Technology, 2001; M.S., Stanford University, 2003; PhD, 2006. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2010; Associate Professor, 2010-13; Professor, 2013-17; Housner Professor, 2017-; Drinkward Mechanical and Civil Engineering Leadership Chair, 2017-; Executive Officer, 2016-.

Tel: 626-395-4141

Thomas Laboratory MC 104-44 Pasadena, CA 91125

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Research Overview

Professor Andrade's research focuses on developing fundamental understanding of the multiscale and multiphysical behavior of porous media, with especial application to geologic and engineered infrastructure materials.

List of Research Areas

granular materials, geomechanics, carbon sequestration, multiscale modeling

Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering