Michael Ortiz

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-.


Research Group Matters
Lydia Suarez
188 Firestone Laboratory
(626) 395-4529

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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

MCE News about Michael Ortiz

  • Professor Ortiz Honored by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid »
  • Professor Ortiz Receives the Timoshenko Medal »
  • Professors Murray and Ortiz Elected to the National Academy of Engineering »

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