Sonia Fernández-Méndez Personal Page

Sonia Fernandez-Mendez 2013 Associate professor

at Universitat Politènica de Catalunya (UPC) 

BarcelonaTech

 

 

See Publications list or ResearcherID for a list of publications in indexed journals.

 

 

Academic background

Llicenciada en matemàtiques per la Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística de la UPC, July 1999.
P.h.D. in Applied Mathematics, UPC, November 2001. "Mesh-free methods and finite elements: friend or foe?"

 

Awards

Jacques Louis Lions Award 2010 for Young Scientistis in the field of Computational Mathematics, by European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS), June 2010
Juan Carlos Simó award 2009 for young scientist in the field of Computational Mechanics, by Sociedad Española de Métodos Numéricos en Ingenieria (SEMNI), June 2009

 

Research interests 

Computational Mechanics with special emphasis in

  • Computational Fluid Mechanics
  • Wave problems

Advanced discretization methods

  • High-order Finite Element computations
  • Discontinuous Galerkin (DG)
  • eXtended Finite Elements (X-FEM)
  • NURBS-enhanced Finite Element method (exact geometry description)
  • Meshless methods and blending with Finite Element method (FEM)
 NEFEM 3D

 

Contact

sonia.fernandez@(add upc.edu)

Tel: (+34) 93 401 1625

Address: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Jordi Girona 1, C2 building, room 207, E-08034 Barcelona, Spain.