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José Andrés Alvarado-Contreras

  • PhD
  • Adjunct Professor
  • University of the Andes
  • 0ReadersNumber of instances of José Andrés's publications in Mendeley libraries. Updated daily.
  • 7PublicationsNumber of items in José Andrés's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Micromechanical modelling Intersomatic spacers Polymeric materials

About

Born in Mérida, Venezuela Married to Monica One 3-year old girl, Faith

Followers (3)

Following (1)

Publications (5)

  • Chain Entanglements and Mechanical Behavior of High Density Polyethylene

    • Cheng J
    • Alvarado-Contreras J
    • Polak M
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  • Computational study on a damage-coupled model for crystalline polyethylene

    • Alvarado-Contreras J
    • Polak M
    • Penlidis A
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  • Modellling damage of the crystalline phase in semicrystalline polyethylene

    • Alvarado-Contreras J
    • Polak M
    • Penlidis A
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  • Micro- and macro-mechanical approaches for modelling of polyethylene material for pipes

    • Alvarado-Contreras J
    • Liu H
    • Polak M
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  • Damage modelling of polyethylene

    • Alvarado-Contreras J
    • Polak M
    • Penlidis A
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Professional experience

Adjunct Professor

University of the Andes

May 2007 - Present

Assistant Professor

University of the Andes

December 2002 - May 2007(4 years)

Teaching Assistant

University of Waterloo

May 2005 - August 2005(3 months)

Course Assistant

University of Waterloo

January 2005 - April 2005(3 months)

Course Assistant

University of Waterloo

January 2004 - April 2004(3 months)

Course Assistant

University of Waterloo

January 2003 - April 2003(3 months)

Instructor

University of the Andes

December 1997 - December 2002(5 years)

Instructor

Polytechnic Institute Santiago Marino

September 1995 - July 1996(10 months)

Course Assistant

University of the Andes

September 1990 - June 1994(4 years)

Education history

PhD in Civil Engineering

University of Waterloo

MSc in Applied Mathematics in Engineering

University of the Andes

BSc in Mechanical Engineering

University of the Andes