Structural & Material Systems
PhD, Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, 2011
MSc, Aerospace Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2007
Engineering Degree, Mechanical Engineering, University of Seville (Spain), 2006
2017 - Present, Assistant Professor, AES, University of Colorado
2013 - 2016, Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2011 - 2013, Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides, École Polytechnique (France)
2007 - 2011, Research Assistant, California Institute of Technology
Young Researcher Award for the best oral presentation, 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference (ESMC), Graz, Austria, 2012.
Graduate student fellowship, Keck Institute for Space Studies, California Institute of Technology, 2009-2010.
Slender structures and soft solids
Instabilities and buckling
Pattern formation and self-organization