Manuel Gómez holds a Ph.D. degree in material science and metallurgical engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Madrid, Spain, where he serves as a Mining Engineer. In 1999, he joined the National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM-CSIC) in Madrid, where he was Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellow. His doctoral thesis received a Best Ph.D. Thesis Award of the UPM in 2004. Between 2005 and 2007, he worked as a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow in BAMPRI Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA. In 2008 he returned to CENIM-CSIC, where he currently holds a Tenured Scientist position in the Department of Physical Metallurgy. His research is focused on aspects such as the recrystallization, precipitation, and phase transformation of high strength steels (microalloyed, TRIP, DP, etc.), with special attention to microstructural characterization, modeling, and simulation. He has coauthored near 50 scientific papers, 50 conference contributions, and 4 patents about subjects mainly related to the thermal and thermomechanical processing of high strength steels.
Biography Updated on 6 January 2013