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Dr. Jesús Jiménez Octavio

Current position:
Associate Professor
Research Area:
Bioengineering; Railway Systems; Fire Safety, Thermal and Fluids Engineering
Association date:
AA25. D-503
Phone Number:
+34 91 542-2800 ext. 2739
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Areas of interest:

Computational mechanics


Jesús R. Jiménez was graduated with the degree in Industrial Engineering in 2004 from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. In 2009 he got his PhD from the same university with a doctoral thesis about dynamic analysis and optimization of high speed railway overheads. He is currently working as lecturer in the area of computational mechanics at ICAI, while he develops his research in the engineering analysis and design area of the Institute for Research in Technology. He has received The Talgo Award for Technological Innovation 2010, with the project "Simulation, calculation and optimization of railways".

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International exchanges

  • Aug 2013, Department of Agricultural Engineering in the Tropics and Subtropics, Universität Hohenheim. Stuttgart (Germany).
  • Jun - Aug 2012, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Universtity of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago (United States of America). «Estancias de movilidad en el extranjero José Castillejo para jóvenes doctores 2012», Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte.
  • Apr 2012, Institut für Dynamik und Schwingungen, Leibniz Universität Hannover. Hannover (Germany). Beca Erasmus Personal Docente/Investigador de docencia, APEE (Organismo Autónomo Programas Educativos Europeos).
  • Jan 2012, Powertrain Solutions and Vehicle Engineering, Mercedes Benz Technology Group. Stuttgart (Germany). Beca Erasmus Personal Docente/Investigador de formación, APEE (Organismo Autónomo Programas Educativos Europeos).
  • Aug 2011, Visiting Scholar at the BRE Centre for Fire Safety Engineering,, University of Edinburgh, School of Engineering. Edinburgh (United Kingdom). «Influencia del fuego en el análisis estructural y colapso de edificios».

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