Luis Alberto Ruiz Pestana
Civil and Architectural Engineering
University of Miami
Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (2009)
Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain
Ph.D., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2015)
(Adv: Sinan Keten)
Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2019)
Chemical Sciences Division
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Pitzer Center for Theoretical Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley
(Adv: Teresa Head-Gordon)
University of Miami Class of 2023
Research: Shockwave dissipation by nanostructured metallic glasses
Hobbies: tennis, piano, cooking, snowboarding, working out.
(co-advised with Prof. James Englehardt)
B.S. Environmental Engineering
China University of Mining and Technology, 2016
M.S. Earth and Environmental Engineering
Columbia University, 2018
Research: Rational design of high-entropy alloys for electrocatalysis applications.
Hobbies: music, painting.
(co-advised with Prof. Prannoy Suraneni)
B.E. Civil Engineering
Visvesvaraya Technological University, India, 2015
M.S. Civil Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India, 2017
Research: Dissolution kinetics and reactivity of calcium aluminosilicate glasses.
Hobbies: hiking, traveling, painting, music.
Xi'an Shiyou University, China, 2018
M.S. Marine Geosciences,
Rosenthiel School of Marine and Athmospheric Science, University of Miami, 2020
Research: Machine learning creep of glasses.
Hobbies: painting, baking
B.S. Civil Engineering
College of Engineering and Technology, Odisha, India, 2018
M.S. Structural Engineering
Vellore Institute of Technology, India, 2020
Research: Molecular reactivity of calcium aluminosilicate glasses.
Hobbies: cooking, baking, painting.
This could be you!
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