Professor Ortiz Receives Doctorate Honoris Causa from Polytechnic University of Madrid

Michael Ortiz, Frank and Ora Lee Marble Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, has received the highest academic distinction from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) in a ceremony chaired by its Rector, Guillermo Cisneros, accompanied by José Manuel Torralba, general director of Universities and Superior Artistic Teachings of the Community of Madrid. Professor Ortiz was recognized as one of the leaders in theoretical and computational solid mechanics. Rector Cisneros stated that the curriculum and life path of Professor Ortiz is "an example of what a true Master - teacher with capital letters - should achieve or at least maintain as a goal. " [elEconomista Coverage]

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From left to right: Guillermo Cisneros, Rector of the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, and Professor Michael Ortiz

From left to right: Guillermo Cisneros, Rector of the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, and Professor Michael Ortiz