Professor of Applied Mathematics, Universitat Politècnica de Cataluna (UPC)
Director of ICREA Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (see
President of the International Association for 
Computational Mechanics (see

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Laboratori de Càlcul Numèric (LaCàN)
E.T. S. de Ingeniería de Caminos, Canales y Puertos
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech (UPC)
Jordi Girona, 1
E-08034 Barcelona

  • Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de Barcelona (1983)
  • Ph.D. Northwestern University (1987)
Research interests

Development of numerical methods to solve scientific and engineering problems governed by the laws of mechanics with the help of advanced mathematical modeling and numerical solutions combining concepts, methods and principles that are often interdisciplinary in nature and span several areas of mechanics, mathematics, and computer science, among others.

Additional information

You can find a one page resumé here and you can also visit the websites of ICREA and IACM


Finit Element Method for Flow Problems Finite Element Methods for Flow Problems
 Jean Donea, Antonio Huerta
 ISBN: 0-471-49666-9
 362 Pages
 11 April 2003

There is a support web site where you can find several examples solved with MATLAB a a list of Errata.