Jairo Useche Vivero

Is Titular Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Universidad Tecnológica de Bolivar (UTB) at Cartagena de Indias (Colombia, South America). Dr. Useche received his Dr.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of Campinas, Brasil. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Universidad Tecnológica de Bolivar and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. Their research and consulting expertise includes structural mechanics, structural reliability of buried pipes, pipes and structural panels under blast loads, composite mechanics of naval structures and control of fracture in plates. Currently he is the president of the Mechanics of Material Regional Symposium SMEC 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014 and 2016. He is on the scientific committee of Colombian Congress in Numerical Methods - CCMN 2011, CCMN 2013, CCMN 2016 and CCMN 2017