Celia Reina

William K. Gemmill Term Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM)

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Honors and Awards:  Eshelby Mechanics Award for Young Faculty - 2017, Lawrence Fellowship - 2011, Charles D. Babcock Award - 2008, Rolf D. Buhler Memorial Award - 2007, First National B.S. Award in Spain - 2006

Research Expertise: Computational Mechanics | Mechanics of Materials | Micro- and Nanomechanics

Celia's interests are focused on the multiscale modeling and simulation of materials. She works on the development of new techniques for scale transition as well as on the use of existing techniques to understand inelastic and non-equilibrium processes in materials. Examples of her research include modeling of plasticity in the large deformation setting, developing multiscale tools for modeling and simulating elastic metamaterials, and understanding fast phase transformations for applications to new memory devices. Celia's research is very interdisciplinary and combines tools from continuum mechanics, statistical physics and applied mathematics.

Education:
Postdoc Material Science 2013 - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Postdoc Applied Mathematics 2011 - University of Bonn
PhD Aeronautics 2011 - California Institute of Technology
MS Aerospace Engineering 2007 - California Institute of Technology
MS Structural Dynamics 2006 - Ecole Centrale Paris
BS Mechanical Engineering 2006 - University of Seville

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