Experience
Education
Bio
2013 Interim Dean. Jacobs School of Engineering. University of California, San Diego. Fall 2012 Acting Dean. Jacobs School of Engineering. University of California, San Diego. 2009 – Present Director of the Center for Medical Devices and Instrumentation. Institute of Engineering in Medicine. University of California, San Diego. 2008 – Present Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering (Affiliate). University of California, San Diego. 2007 – Present Stanford S. and Beverly P. Penner Distinguished Chair Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences. University of California, San Diego. 2007 – Present Distinguished Professor of Engineering. University of California, San Diego. 1999 – 2004 Chairman of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. University of California, San Diego. 1991 – 1998 Professor and Vice-Chair of the Division of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences (AMES). University of California, San Diego. 1997 – 2007 Co-Founder and Scientific Advisor, INNERCOOL Therapies. San Diego. California. 1991, 1995 Professeur Associe. Institut de Mechanique de Grenoble. Universite J. Fourier. Grenoble I, France. 1988 – 1991 Associate Professor. Department of Mechanical Engineering. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 1983 – 1988 Assistant Professor. Department of Mechanical Engineering. University of Southern California. Los Angeles, California. 1982 – 1983 Senior Research Scientist. Koninklijke/Shell - Laboratorium - Amsterdam (Royal-Dutch/Shell - Laboratory - Amsterdam). Shell International Research B.V. Bathuisweg 3, 1003 AA Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 1976 – 1977 Profesor Adjunto Interino (Lecturer). E.T.S. Ingenieros Aeronáuticos. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Madrid, Spain. 1975 – 1976 2nd Lieutenant. Air Force of Spain. 1970 – 1975 Director. Academia Lasheras. San Javier, Murcia, Spain.