Antonia Larese is an Associate Research Professor at CIMNE, and Associated Lecturer at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), where she teaches Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis undergraduate courses (2009-present) and Finite Elements master course (2008-present).
She is the head of the official Master on Numerical Methods in Engineering of the UPC.
She is a Civil Engineer by the University of Padua, Italy (2006), M.Sc.in Numerical Methods (2011) and PhD in Structural Analysis (2012) by the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).
Her thesis was awarded by Extraordinary Doctorate Award by the UPC, and it was finalist for the best PhD thesis in numerical methods issued by the Spanish Society of Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI).
She has been involved in several national and European competitive projects and several private consultancies in the field of computational mechanics. She is an expert in free surface problems involving fluid structure interaction, and seepage phenomena.
She is a voting member of the Comité de Cálculo of the Spanish Committee on Large Dams (SpanCOLD) and collaborates with the European Working Group on Risk Assessment of the International Committee on Large Dams (ICOLD) European club.
She is one of the main developers of KRATOS multiphysics open source platform (http://www.cimne.com/kratos/