Miguel Fernández Ruiz
BiographyMiguel Fernández Ruiz was born in Spain in 1977. He obtained his diploma in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnical University of Madrid (Spain) in 2001 and was awarded that year as best student in Civil Engineering in Spain. He later performed his doctoral studies in the same University, and obtained his PhD (cum laude) in 2003. At the same time he performed his doctoral studies, he also developed a part-time (75%) career in the industry as consultant engineer specialized in composite structures.
In 2004 he joined the team of Prof. Aurelio Muttoni at EPFL as post-doctoral fellow, where he was later promoted as scientist and lecturer. In 2014 he is promoted as Senior Scientist at EPFL. Currently, he works part-time (70%) at EPFL, developing also a professional career as partner of a consulting firm specialized in structural design.
Research and Teaching Interests- Conceptual design of structures
- Behaviour of structural concrete
- Development of innovative systems for construction
- Analytical and numerical methods for design of structures
Journal PublicationsFor full publications list, please go here.
Teaching & PhD
Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering