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consultant , researcher , Engineering educator

Jorge Alcala, Spanish engineering educator, researcher, consultant. Achievements include scientific contributions in the fields of contact mechanics and micro-mechanics of materials; development of novel indentation methodologies.

Background

Alcala, Jorge was born on May 9, 1966 in Caracas, Venezuela. Arrived in Spain, 1990. Son of Julian Alcala and Gloria Cabrelles.

Education

Degree in Materials Engineering, University Simon Bolivar, 1990. Degree in Industrial Engineering, Polytechnic University Catalonia, Barcelona, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy, Polytechnic University Catalonia, Barcelona, 1995.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995—1997. Assistant professor University Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, 1997—1998, Polytechnic University Catalonia, Spain, 1998—2002, associate professor Spain, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include scientific contributions in the fields of contact mechanics and micro-mechanics of materials. Development of novel indentation methodologies.

Connections

father:
Julian Alcala

mother:
Gloria Cabrelles