Personal Data


+34 93 401 74 01


Building C1, 1st floor, room 103

Campus Nord UPC

Professional Profile

Scopus ID




Researcher ID


Google Scholar



Dr. Eugenio Oñate is a Civil Engineer. His activity in the last 35 years has combined an academic career as Professor of Structural Mechanics at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), a research career in the field of numerical methods and their application to engineering and the transfer of the results of his research to the industrial sector. His research achievements in the field of numerical methods and software for the analysis and design of structures, fluid dynamics and industrial manufacturing processes are internationally recognized. His scientific contributions and software derived from his research are of particular relevance for solving multidisciplinary problems in the fields of civil, industrial, aerospace, marine and naval engineering, among others.

He has published 306 scientific papers in JCR journals. He has 5.213 citations and a h-index of 37 (Source: Web of Knowledge). He is the chief editor of 3 JCR journals. He is author of 3 text books and editor of 53 books on a variety of topics in computational mechanics (CM). He has organized 52 international conferences on different fields in CM.

He was the founder and Director since 1987 of CIMNE. He was a founder and first president of the Spanish Society of Numerical Methods in Engineering (1989–2004,, founder and president of the European Community for Computational Mechanics in Applied Sciences (2000–2004, and president of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (2002-2010,

He has promoted the start-up of several technology-based companies in Spain (

He has received numerous awards at international level.