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Structural Mechanics

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CV Professor Javier Bonet is the General Director of CIMNE and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research & Enterprise, at the University of Greenwich. Previously he was Professor of Computational Engineering and Head of the College of Engineering at Swansea University. He has a background in civil engineering, having graduated from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, before moving to the UK to study for a PhD at Swansea University. Javier has published over 100 academic papers and co-authored books on Engineering Mechanics and Nonlinear Solid Mechanics which are widely used across the world. He is a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales and has received prestigious awards such as the SEMNI prize in recognition of his scientific and academic trajectory. He was a panel member of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework Exercise in the UK and a member of Editorial Boards of prestigious journals such as Archives in Computational Methods in Engineering. He has research interest in a variety of computational methods applied to nonlinear solid mechanics, such as Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics, as well as stabilised FE and Finite Volume techniques based on a first order conservation formulation of the equations governing solid mechanics.