CARLOS AGELET DE SARACIBAR

Professor of Continuum Mechanics and Structural Analysis, UPC BarcelonaTech
Associated Scientist at the International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, UPC BarcelonaTech
Building C1, Office 104 B, Campus Norte, UPC BarcelonaTech
Jordi Girona, 1-3
08034 Barcelona, Spain
T  +34 934 016 495
F  +34 934 016 410
E  carlos.agelet@upc.edu, agelet@cimne.upc.edu
B  ageletdesaracibar.blogspot.com


RESEARCH CENTERS AND GROUPS

Specific Research Center: (MC)2 - UPC  Computational Continuum Mechanics
Research Group: RMEE  Strength of Materials and Structural Engineering


RESEARCHER IDs

ResearcherID: K-9433-2014
Scopus Author ID: 6601987804
ORCID: 0000-0002-0352-1720
Google Scholar: gt3a8c4AAAAJ


EDUCATION

Dr. Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (1990)
Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, UPC BarcelonaTech
Barcelona, Spain

Diploma de Postgrado en Métodos Numéricos para Cálculo y Diseño en Ingeniería (1986)
Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, UPC BarcelonaTech
Barcelona, Spain

Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (1985)
Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, UPC BarcelonaTech
Barcelona, Spain


PROFILE

Prof. Carlos Agelet de Saracibar is Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (UPC BarcelonaTech, 1985) and Dr. Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (UPC BarcelonaTech, 1990). He has been Assistant Professor (1988-1991), Associate Professor (1991-2003) and is Professor of Continuum Mechanics and Structural Analysis (since 2003) at the Escuela TĂ©cnica Superior de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, UPC BarcelonaTech. He was Visiting Scholar at the Division of Applied Mechanics of the Stanford University (1993) invited by Prof. J.C. Simo. He has been Vice-Dean of Research, Chair of the Research & Doctoral Committee, and Head of the Doctoral Program in Civil Engineering at the Escuela TĂ©cnica Superior de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos of Barcelona (1997-2005) and member of the Doctoral Committee of the Universidad PolitĂ©cnica de Cataluña (1998-2002). He has been also an elected member of the ESAFORM Scientific Committee (1998-1999) and the ESAFORM Board of Directors (2000-2012). Responsible for the Specific Research Center Computational Continuum Mechanics (MC)2 - UPC (since 2018).

Prof. Carlos Agelet de Saracibar has published 36 research papers in JCR indexed scientific journals, 125 communications in International Conferences, Congresses and Symposia, 10 research monographs and 5 book chapters in the field of non-linear computational mechanics of solids, with focus on finite element technology, non-linear constitutive models, contact mechanics, coupled thermo-mechanical problems, and numerical simulation of material forming and production processes, such as casting, friction stir welding (FSW), and additive manufacturing (AM). He has also published 3 text books on Continuum Mechanics. He has been Invited Guest Editor of special issues of the scientific journals International Journal of Plasticity (IJP) and Metals.

Prof. Carlos Agelet de Saracibar has participated in over 70 national and international conferences. He has been Chairman of 2 international conferences (ICME, ICOMP). member of the Scientific Committee in over 40 international conferences (WCCM, ECCM, COMPLAS, COUPLED PROBLEMS, NUMIFORM, ICTP, ESAFORM, ECCOMAS) and member of the International Organizing Committee of 7 international symposia (PLASTICITY). He has also co-organized over 35 invited mini-symposia and invited sessions (WCCM, ECCOMAS, ECCM, ESMC, PLASTICITY, ESAFORM, COMPLAS, COUPLED PROBLEMS, CMN). He has been invited as plenary lecturer in 1 international conference (ICOMP), and as keynote lecturer in 12 international symposia and conferences (PLASTICITY, ICTP).

Prof. Carlos Agelet de Saracibar has been acting regularly as evaluation expert for three national (ANECA, ANEP, AGAUR) and five international (ARRSCNCSFNP, FNRFRS-FNRS) governmental agencies, universities (ULB), scientific associations (ESAFORM), and scientific & technological institutions (SKYWIN), as panelist for technological institutions (COTEC), and as reviewer for several international scientific journals (IJP, MADCMAMEJCOMP, CPMIJNME, IJSSCAS, EFMFEADEC, AMIJMF, ADDMA, RIMNICNME, CMMS).

Prof. Carlos Agelet de Saracibar has been Guest Editor of a Special Issue of the International Journal of Plasticity on Numerical Simulation of Forming Processes (2001), with Prof. M. Cervera, two Special Issues of the Open Journal Metals, one as a single Guest Editor on Friction Stir Welding and Processing in Alloy Manufacturing (2019), and one on Computational Methods in Manufacturing Processes (2019), with Prof. E. Feulvarch and Prof. J.P. Ponthot, one Special Issue of Comptes Rendus MĂ©canique on Computational Methods for Multiphysics Problems (2019), with Prof. E. Feulvarch, Prof. E. Oñate and Prof. Lars-Erik Lindgren, and one Special Issue of the Open Journal Mathematics on Finite Element Analysis. He is member of the Editorial Board of Computer Methods in Materials Science (since 2006), International Journal of Material Forming (since 2008) and Revista Internacional de MĂ©todos NumĂ©ricos para Cálculo y Diseño en IngenierĂ­a (since 2010).

Prof. Carlos Agelet de Saracibar has participated in several European and National research funded projects, mainly related to the application of the Finite Element Method (FEM) to the development of tools for Computer Aided Engineering (CAE), with focus on the computational modeling and numerical simulation of coupled thermo-mechanical problems, with applications to the numerical simulation of industrial metal forming processes, such as casting, laser heat forming (LHF), shaped metal deposition (SMD), welding and friction stir welding (FSW), and additive manufacturing (AM) processes.


ACADEMIC & SCIENTIFIC CAREER

Current Positions

Professor of Continuum and Structural Mechanics, ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y PuertosUPC BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, Spain (since 2003)
Associated Scientist, CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain (since 1988)

Past Positions

Visiting Scholar, Division of Applied Mechanics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA (1993-1994)
Associate Professor, ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y PuertosUPC BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, Spain (1991-2003)
Assistant Professor, ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y PuertosUPC BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, Spain (1988-1991)
Research Assistant, ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y PuertosUPC BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, Spain (1986-1988)

Evaluated and Approved Research & Teaching Term Tracks

Six-year Research Term Tracks: 5 (1988-1993, 1994-1999, 2000-2005, 2006-2011, 2012-2017)
Five-year Teaching Term Tracks: 6 (1987-1992, 1992-1997, 1997-2002, 2002-2007, 2007-2012, 2012-2017)


UNIVERSITY SERVICES

Responsible for the Specific Research Center Computational Continuum Mechanics (MC)2 - UPC (since 2018)
Member of the Evaluation Committee for Outstanding Doctoral Awards in Civil Engineering, UPC BarcelonaTech (2014-2015)
Member of the Doctoral Committee, UPC BarcelonaTech (1998-2002)
Vice-Dean of Research and Doctorate, ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y PuertosUPC BarcelonaTech (1997-2005)
Chair of the Research & Doctoral Committee, ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, UPC BarcelonaTech (1997-2005)
Head of the Doctoral Program in Civil Engineering, ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y PuertosUPC BarcelonaTech (1997-2005)
Member of the Research & Doctoral Committee, ETS Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, UPC BarcelonaTech (1994-1997)


FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS & AWARDS

Elected member of the Board of Directors, ESAFORM (2000-2012)
Elected member of the Scientific Committee, ESAFORM (1997-2000)
Member of the High-Quality and Stable Research Group on Computational Mechanics, Generalidad de Cataluña, Spain (since 1997)
Postdoctoral Scholarship, DGICYT, MEC, Spain (1993)
Cataluña-California Travel Scholarship, Amigos de Gaspar de Portolá, Spain (1991)
Scholarship for Young Researchers, CIRIT, Spain (1988, 1989)


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Basic Research

Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
Nonlinear Computational Mechanics
Computational Contact Mechanics
Nonlinear Constitutive Models
Coupled Thermomechanical Models
Coupled Electromechanical Models
Finite Element Analysis
VMS Stabilization Methods in Solid and Fluid Mechanics
Finite Cell Method

Applied Research

Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Multiphysics Coupled Problems
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Chain Manufacturing Processes
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Industrial Forming Processes
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Sheet Metal Forming Processes
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Laser Forming Processes
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Casting Processes
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Friction Stir Welding (FSW) Processes
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Electron Beam Welding (EBW) Processes
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Shaped Metal Deposition (SMD) Processes
Computational Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Additive Manufacturing (AM) Processes


RESEARCH IMPACT

Citations and Indices (Source: Google Scholar) Total Since 2013
Citations
1.931
1.047
h-index
24
19
i10-index
41
32

Citations and Indices (Source: Scopus)

Number of citations
896

h-index
18


Citations, score and Indices (Source: ResearchGate)
RG Score
30,18
h-index
24
h-index excluding self-citations
20


SUMMARY OF JOURNAL PAPERS PUBLICATIONS

Journal Impact Factor Number of Papers
International Journal of Plasticity
5,623
3
Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering
4,214
3
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
2,626
8
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences
2,481
1
Computers & Structures
2,425
1
Journal of Materials Processing Technology
2,359
1
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering
2,100
5
International Journal of Material Forming
1,978
2
Journal of Heat Transfer
1,830
1
The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
1,757
1
Finite Elements in Analysis and Design
1,595
2
International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics
1,561
1
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
1,458
1
Fusion Engineering and Design
1,437
1
Steel Research International
0,493
1
Revista Internacional de Métodos Numéricos para Cálculo y Diseño en Ingeniería
0,431
5
Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences
N/A
1
Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies
N/A
1
Computer Methods in Materials Science
N/A
1


TOP SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

D. Di Capua, C. Agelet de Saracibar 
Finite Elements in Analysis and Design
Volume 93, Issue 1, January 2015, Pages 107-125
First published on-line: 8 October 2014 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.finel.2014.09.001
Number of citations: 5 (Source: Google Scholar)

Computational modeling and sub-grid scale stabilization of incompressibility and convection in the numerical simulation of friction stir welding processes 
C. Agelet de Saracibar, M. Chiumenti, M. Cervera, N. Dialami, A. Seret 
Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering
Volume 21, Issue 1, March 2014, Pages 3-37
First published on-line: 1 Februray 2014 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11831-014-9094-z
Number of citations: 21 (Source: Google Scholar)

On the orthogonal subgrid scale pressure stabilization of finite deformation J2 plasticity
C. Agelet de Saracibar, M. Chiumenti, Q. Valverde, M. Cervera 
Volume 195, Issues 9-12, 1 February 2006, Pages 1224-1251
First published on-line: 15 June 2005 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2005.04.007
Number of citations: 57 (Source: Google Scholar)

C. Agelet de Saracibar, M. Chiumenti 
Volume 177, Issues 3-4, 20 July 1999, Pages 401-426
First published on-line: 30 May 2000 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0045-7825(98)00390-9
Number of citations: 65 (Source: Google Scholar)

C. Agelet de Saracibar, M. Cervera, M. Chiumenti
International Journal of Plasticity 
Volume 15, Issue 1, March 1999, Pages 1-34
First published on-line: 10 March 1999 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0749-6419(98)00055-2
Number of citations: 74 (Source: Google Scholar)

Number of citations: 48 (Source: Google Scholar)

Number of citations: 37 (Source: Google Scholar)