FELÍCIO B. BARROS
Brasil


Professor at the Department of Structural Engineering of the Federal University of Minas Gerais. Holds D.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of São Paulo (2002), M.Sc. degree in Structural Engineering from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (1996), and Bachelor degree from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (1993). Worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (EUA) from August/2012 to February/2013 and was President of the Board of the Graduate Program of Structural Engineering of the Federal University of Minas Gerais from July/2014 to July/2018. Since Jan/2021 is president of the Brazilian Association for Computer Methods in Engineering (ABMEC - IACM affiliated). The research interests are related to Computational Mechanics especially Structural Analysis, the Partition of Unity-based methods, and the simulation of the nonlinear behavior of quasi-brittle materials.