Juan Carlos Del Alamo
Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Numerical Methods, and is currently helping develop new courses for the graduate program in bio-mechanics such as Mechanics Inside the Cell.
Juan Carlos del Alamo is an assistant professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace department at UCSD where he studies the mechanics of eukaryotic cells and soft-bodied animals, and is developing novel non-invasive methods to image intraventricular flow. At UCSD, his courses include Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Numerical Methods, and is currently helping develop new courses for the graduate program in bio-mechanics such as Mechanics Inside the Cell.
Dr. del Alamo received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering in June 2005 at the E.T.S. de Ingenieros Aeronauticos in Madrid, Spain. After completing his Ph.D., Juan Carlos served as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Harvard University School of Public Health and a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow at UCSD. He has received the 2006 “ERCOFTAC Da Vinci Award” for the best European Thesis in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion. He is also a recipient of the US Geographical Survey Director’s Award for Exemplary Service to the Nation, and of the NSF CAREER Award.
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