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New PhD awarded to researchers of CIMNE

Recently, two researchers of CIMNE have been awarded their PhD at the UPC·Barcelona Tech: Jordi Cotela and Nelson Lafontaine. Both PhD thesis have been supervised by Eugenio Oñate and Riccardo Rossi.

On January 15th, 2016, Jordi  Cotela presented his PhD thesis entitled Applications of turbulence modelling in civil engineering. The members of the PhD exam committee were Prof. Sergio R. Idelsohn (ICREA Research Professor at CIMNE, Chair); Dr. Ramon Codina (UPC·Barcelona Tech) and Dr. Roland Wüchner (Technische Universität München).

Cotela
From left to right: R. Codina, R. Wüchner, J. Cotela, S. Idelsohn, R. Rossi and E. Oñate

On the other hand, the thesis entitled Discrete fracture modelling in quasi-brittle material was defended by Nelson Lafontaine on January 18th, 2016. The Prof. Miguel Cervera, from the UPC·Barcelona Tech (Chair); Dr. Omar Salomón (CIMNE) and Dr. Roberto Scotta (Università degli Studi di Padova) were the members of the PhD exam committee.

Nelson
From left to right:  R. Scotta, O. Salomón, M. Cervera, N. Lafontaine, E. Oñate and R. Rossi