Elías Cueto


Mechanical Engineering dept. & Aragon Institue of Engineering Research.

Campus Rio Ebro – Edificio Betancourt. Maria de Luna, s/n 50018-Zaragoza (Spain)
Tel.: +34 876 55 52 53 Fax: +34 976 76 25 78 e-mail: ecueto (at) unizar.es

Latest news

  • We have been awarded one of the five international chairs of the Spanish National Strategy on Artificial Intelligence (ENIA). More information can be found here.
  • We are hiring again! See here.
  • We are hiring! See this post.
  • As of August, 1st, 2022, I have been elected a fellow of the International Association of Computational Mechanics, IACM.
  • Next March 2021 I will be giving a plenary lecture at the UKACM conference to be held in Loughborough, U.K.
  • Honored to be named EAMBES fellow!
  • As of November 19th, 2019, I have been appointed as deputy director of the Aragón Institute of Engineering Research, I3A, in charge of scientific policy.
  • This June 2019 I will be giving a plenary lecture on Simulated Reality at the COUPLED conference 2019 in Sitges, Spain.
  • Our book on strength of materials for architects is already available here in Spanish. The English version is already in print at Springer.
  • The special issue of Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering devoted to machine learning and computational mechanics has just appeared: check it here. Proudly edited by F. Chinesta and myself!
  • As of November 2016, I have been elected president of the Spanish Society of Numerical Methods in Engineering, SEMNI.
  • Our new book on PGD programming with Matlab is already available [here]


Latest videos [YouTube channel]


  • Abridged CV [link]

Awards and honors

  • Juan C. Simo prize. Spanish Society of Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI), Granada, 2005.
  • ESAFORM Scientific Prize, European Scientific Association of Material Forming, Glasgow, 2006.
  • CETIM Foundation prize. Paris, 2007.
  • O. C. Zienkiewicz award. European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS), Vienna, 2012.
  • EAMBES fellow. European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering & Science. Slovenia, 2020.
  • IACM fellow. International Association of Computational Mechanics. 2022.

Research topics

Recent projects



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