Álvaro T. Latorre Molins


Bioengineering Division. Aragón Institute of Engineering Research (I3A)

Campus Río Ebro – Edificio Betancourt
María de Luna, S/N
50018 – Zaragoza (Spain)
e-mail: alatorr@unizar.es


  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering (2020 – On going)
    • Advisor: Estefanía Peña Baquedano & Miguel Ángel Martínez Barca
  • M.Sc in Biomedical Engineering (2019 – 2021)
    • Extraordinary award
    • Project Title: “On the potential of IVUS approach to vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque reconstruction based on a segmentation procedure using strain measurements”
  • B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering (2014-2018)
    • Project Title: “Finite element analysis of the influence of plaque and lipid core lengths on vulnerability of positive atheroma plaque morphologies”


  • Computational mechanics
  • Finite element modeling of soft tissue (focused on arterial tissues)
  • Inverse modeling and mechanical optimization


Latorre ÁT, Martínez MA, Peña E. Characterizing atherosclerotic tissues: in silico analysis of mechanical properties using intravascular ultrasound and inverse finite element methodsFront Bioeng Biotechnol. 2023;11:1304278. Published 2023 Dec 13. doi:10.3389/fbioe.2023.1304278

Latorre, Á.T.; Martínez, M.A.; Cilla, M.; Ohayon, J.; Peña, E. Atherosclerotic Plaque Segmentation Based on Strain Gradients: A Theoretical Framework. Mathematics 202210, 4020. https://doi.org/10.3390/math10214020

Emergent biomechanical factors predicting vulnerable coronary atherosclerotic plaque rupture
Estefanía Peña, Myriam Cilla, Álvaro T. Latorre, Miguel A. Martínez, Armida Gómez, Roderic I. Pettigrew, Gerard Finet, Jacques Ohayon. (Elsevier 2021)