Alfonso Hernández


Department of Mechanical Engineering – Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao
Plaza Ingeniero Torres Quevedo 1
E-48013. Bilbao, Spain
Tel: +34 94 601 42 22
Fax: +34 94 601 42 15

Alfonso Hernández received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, University of the Basque Country, Spain, in 1985, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the same University in 1988.

He has developed lecture and research activities at the University of the Basque Country, where he has been Professor of Mechanical Engineering since 1995. He has had educational material published in the fields of Machine Theory, Machine Design and Theory of Vibrations. In addition, for lecture (and research) purposes, he has designed various computer programmes for the analysis and design of mechanisms. He has had numerous papers published in refereed journals in the fields of Reliability of the Finite Element Method, Non-linear Structural Problems, and Mechanisms. Currently he is working on Advanced Mechanical Design and Analysis, and Parallel Robots for industrial production. He is also member of several technical and scientific associations and committees.