David González

Profesor Titular (Associate Professor)

Mechanical Engineering
Campus Rio Ebro.- Edificio Agustin de Betancourt
Maria de Luna, s/n
50018-Zaragoza (Spain)
Tel:: +34 876 55 52 29
e-mail: gonzal (at) unizar.es


Research Topics

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Meshless Methods (Natural Element Method). Partition of unity methods
  • Numerical simulation of forming processes. Simulation of laser surface coating processes. Numerical simulation of Carbon Nanotube Suspensions
  • Meshless simulation of fluid-structure interaction
  • Dimensional model reduction. Real-time simulation. Proper Generalized Decomposition (PGD) methods.
  • Modeling and simulation of Carbon nanotube suspensions
  • Data-Driven on Computational Mechanics
  • Computational surgery & real-time simulation


  • New book: An Introduction to Structural Mechanics for Architects, will be available soon at Springer. Now available, order here





  • Our new book: Resistencia de materiales para arquitectos (in spanish). Order here.





  • Book: PGD programming with Matlab is available at Springer. Order here.




  • Book: MATLAB Quick Guide (in spanish). Order here.


  • Here you can find a complete list of my publications


Latest videos YouTube channel

Advised students

  • Andres Galavis. Fluid-structure interaction from a Lagrangian point of view. (with Prof. E. Cueto [pdf])
  • Fares El Halabi. Multiscale Approach Based on Parametrized Microscale Models Using Proper Generalized Decomposition. (with Prof. M. Doblaré [pdf])
  • Carlos Quesada. Real-time simulation of surgery by Proper Generalized Decomposition techniques. (with Dr. I. Alfaro)
  • Alberto Badías. Data assimilation procedures for mixed and augmented reality. Ongoing 2016 (with Prof. E. Cueto)



  • Paco Chinesta (EC Nantes)
  • Antonio Huerta (UPC)
  • Amine Ammar (U. Greoble)
  • Pedro Díez (UPC)

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