Esteban Busso

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Imperial College London, UK

Esteban Busso is currently visiting professor of Imperial College London and working at MATTech International R&D Consulting. From 2013 till 2017 he was the Scientific Director of ONERA's Materials and Structures Branch. From 2005 till 2013 he was a Professor of Mechanics of Materials at the Ecole des Mines de Paris and Director of the Ecole's Centre des Matériaux and, from 1994 till 2005, Professor at Imperial College's Department of Mechanical Engineering in London, UK. Dr. Busso obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Cordoba, Argentina, in Dec. 1980. In 1985, he joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA, where he was awarded his MSc degree and, in 1990, his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has also worked in industry in the UK, Japan, South Africa and Argentina. His research involves micromechanics studies of deformation and fracture of materials and interfaces, with an emphasis on the development of multiscale and multiphysics concepts in mechanistic models to predict deformation and fracture processes. In August 2014, Dr. Busso was elected to the British Royal Academy of Engineering. He has authored and edited 12 scientific books, and published over 135 articles in peer reviewed international journals (H-index of 32 with 3205 citations in Google Scholar). He is an advisor to industry worldwide, to the US Department of Energy, the European Commission, as well as the British, Dutch and French research councils, amongst others.




  • Deadline for submission of abstract

     May 1, 2018

  • Notification of acceptance of abstract

     May 15, 2018

  • Deadline for submission of full paper

     July 1, 2018

  • Reviewer comments deadline

     July 15, 2018

  • Notification of acceptance of final paper

     Sept 1, 2018

  • Conference

     Nov 2-5, 2018

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