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Michael Ortiz Timoshenko Medal Awarded In 2015

Michael Ortiz

Michael Ortiz

Award Name : Timoshenko Medal

Year of Award : 2015

Award for : Science and Engineering

Location : Pasadena, California, United States


Professor Ortiz received a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain, and MS and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. From 1984-1995 he held a faculty position in the Division of Engineering of Brown University, where he carried out research activities in the fields of mechanics of materials and computational solid mechanics. He is currently the Frank and Ora Lee Marble Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology, where he has been in the faculty since 1995 and where he has served as the director of Caltech’s DoE/PSAAP Center on High-Energy Density Dynamics of Materials from 2008-2013.He received Timoshenko Medal in 2015.