Amable Liñán

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Amable Liñán

Email: alinan [at] aero [dot] upm [dot] es


Short Bio

Amable Liñán is Professor Emeritus of Fluid Mechanics at ETSI Aeronáuticos in Madrid and also Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Yale University since 1997. He is Aeronautical Engineer (California Institute of Technology 1963). Since his PhD work with Gregorio Mill´an (a disciple of Theodore Von Karman) his research has encompassed a wide variety of fluid mechanics problems, most notably concerning reactive laminar flows. He has been visiting professor at UCSD, University of Michigan, Université de Marseille, Princeton University, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, and Stanford University. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Spain, the Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain, Associate Foreign Member of the French Academy of Sciences, and a foreign member of the USA National Academy of Engineering. In addition, he is a Fellow of the British Institute of Physics and a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He is the recipient of the Zel’dovich Medal from the Combustion Institute and the Principe de Asturias Prize, the highest Spanish recognition in Science and Technology. He has honorary degrees from six different universities.