Humberto Almeida

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research units & titles

Artistic and research interests

Concluded his first Postdoctoral studies at Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany, holding the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship. After this Postdoctoral period, he became a research associate at the same institute, as a member of the Complex Structural Components Group. Since 1.2020, he is a Postdoctoral researcher within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Aalto University. His main expertise and research interests are: variable-stiffness fiber-reinforced composite materials and structures, buckling & post-buckling, damage and failure modeling, viscoelastic behavior,  optimization, and advanced manufacturing of fiber-reinforced composites.

Professional Qualifications

  • PhD in Materials Engineering, PhD

    1 Sep 2012 - 16 Sep 2016
  • Masters in Materials Science, MSc

    1 Mar 2010 - 28 Feb 2012
  • Bachelor in Manufacturing Engineering, BEng

    1 Mar 2005 - 25 Feb 2010


  • fiber-reinforced composites, Variable-stiffness composites, Finite element modeling, Damage & failure modeling, Viscoelasticity, Buckling & post-buckling, Optimization

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