Frank and Ora Lee Marble Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering


Current News

  • Xingsheng Sun to become Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kentucky starting December 1, 2021. Best wishes Xingsheng!
  • CISM  INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR MECHANICAL SCIENCES  Advanced Course on Data-Driven Mechanics: Constitutive Model-Free Approach • CISM  Date to be announced - UDINE, ITALY
  • October 1st, 2020: Michael Ortiz joins Stanford University as Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Timoshenko Fellow in Mechanical Engineering
  • October 1 to December 31, 2020: Michael Ortiz visits the University of Stuttgart as Argyris Visiting Professor
  • September 1st, 2020: Michael Ortiz becomes Professor Emeritus of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at Caltech
  • September 1st, 2020: Lydia Suarez retires as Administrative Assistant to the group after 25 years of service. Best wishes from all of us, Lydia!
  • Springer Interview with Professor Pilar Ariza.


  • October 4, 2018: Michael Ortiz inducted to the Academy of Distinguised Alumni, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering