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Dr. Fernando Alonso Marroquin

Research Scientist I, CIPR

I enjoy working in numerical simulations, but I try not to let my mind be replaced by the CPU of the computer. This is why I prefer analytical calculations

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D., in Computational Physics, University of Stuttgart, Germany – 2004
  • M.S., (equivalent) in Mathematical Engineering (Modelling and Simulation), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, 2000
  • B.S., in Physics (Quantum Mechanics), National University of Colombia, Colombia 1997

Research Interests

  • Granular Materials
  • Discrete-Continuum modelling of Geomaterials
  • Fractional, Nonlinear Stochastic Processes
  • Synergesis in Complex Systems

Selected Publications

  • Yupeng Jiang, Peter Mora, Hans J Herrmann, and Fernando Alonso-Marroquín. Damage separation model: A replaceable particle method based on strain energy field. Physical Review E, volume 104, page 045311. APS, 2021
  • 2021 Fernando Alonso-Marroquin and Peter Mora. Beverloo law for hopper flow derived from self-similar profiles. Granular Matter, volume 23, pages 1–8. Springer, 2021
  • Yupeng Jiang, Fernando Alonso-Marroquín, Hans J Herrmann, and Peter Mora. Particle fragmentation based on strain energy field. Granular Matter, volume 22, pages 1–10. Springer, 2020
  • Federico Maggi and Fernando Alonso-Marroquin. Multiphase capillary flows. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, volume 42, pages 62–73. Elsevier, 2012
  • Fernando Alonso-Marroquín. Static equations of the cosserat continuum derived from intra-granular stresses. Granular matter, volume 13, pages 189–196. Springer, 2011
  • F Alonso-Marroquin. Spheropolygons: A new method to simulate conservative and dissipativeinteractions between 2d complex-shaped rigid bodies. EPL (Europhysics Letters), volume 83, page 14001. IOP Publishing, 2008
  • F Alonso-Marroquin, I Vardoulakis, Hans Jürgen Herrmann, D Weatherley, and P Mora. Effect of rolling on dissipation in fault gouges. Physical Review E, volume 74, page 031306. APS, 2006.
  • F Alonso-Marroquin, S Luding, HJ Herrmann, and I Vardoulakis. Role of anisotropy in the elastoplastic response of a polygonal packing. Physical Review E, volume 71, page 051304. APS, 2005.

Awards & Honors

  • Fundacion Horizontes Prize, National University of Colombia, 1999
  • Ioannis Vardoulakis Prize, ALERT Geomaterials, 2006
  • European Union Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004-2005, European Research Council,
  • Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007-2011,Australian Research Council