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Coffee Talk - "The history of CIMNE, a personal vision", by Prof. Eugenio Oñate

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019. Time: 15h.

Place: O.C. Zienkiewicz Conference Room, C1 Building, UPC Campus Nord, Barcelona

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Prof. Eugenio Oñate will present his personal vision of the history of CIMNE. Its conception and creation in 1987, its evolution over the years and its main scientific, academic and technological activities in the last 32 years, which have shaped the personality and organizational structure of the centre.


Prof. Eugenio Oñate is the director-founder of International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE) and Professor of Structural and Continuum Mechanics at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) from 1979. His research has focused on the development of numerical methods to solve problems in the field of the resistance of materials, the analysis of structures, fluid dynamics and heat transmission, and coupled problems between structures and fluids for applications in different areas of civil, mechanical, aeronautical and naval engineering.

He has published 403 articles in indexed journals that have received 20,000 citations (Google Scholar). It has an index h= 69 (Google Scholar). He is the author of three textbooks and 539 communications in congresses. He is the principal editor of three indexed scientific journals (two of them in Q1) and 53 scientific-technical books. He has directed 55 doctoral theses (completed). He is also the most cited researcher of the UPC, according the Webometrics Rank (Feb'19).