Joel Saa-Seoane
PhD Candidate
Office: Room 31-215 (map)
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
MIT E-mail: jsaa(@)  
G-mail: joel.saa(@)
Cell: (857) 600-7833

Invited talks:

  • SMA Symposium - National University of Singapore, January 2013.
    Metamaterial Design through Discrete Optimization: Cloaking an Object.
  • CoMe/LaCaN Seminar Series - UPC-BarcelonaTech, November 2011.
    Simulation and Optimization of Metamaterials using HDG methods and Integer Programming.
  • CDO/CCE Student Symposium - MIT, March 2011.
    Simulation of linear wave phenomena in metamaterials using a hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin method.
  • ICE - Education Science Institute at UPC-BarcelonaTECH, October 2009.
    Wiris, edition and mathematical calculus on Atenea.
Conference talks:

  • International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE'13), San Diego, November 2013.
    Numerical Design of acoustic metamaterials through optimization
  • International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM'13), Boston, March 2013.
    Enhancing a Calculus course with interactive contents through Moodle.
  • 3rd International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics (META'12), Paris, April 2012.
    Binary Programming Techniques for Metamaterial Design Optimization.
  • Research and Innovation Conference at the Civil Engineering School, UPC-BarcelonaTech, November 2011.
    Optimal collapse simulator for three-dimensional frames.
  • 2nd Interuniversity Conference Sing on Teaching Innovation at University of Barcelona, September 2009.
    A new teaching conception according to the European Space of Superior Education.
  • Active Learning in Engineering ALE09 - Join Educational Mathematics JEM Workshop, June 2009.
    Assessing Calculus students in engineering schools.
Other talks:

  • MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Qualifying Examinations. Cambridge, MA. January 25, 2011.
    Periodic Material design optimization through finite discrete structures.
  • MIT Aerospace Computational Design Laboratory Seminar. Cambridge, MA. November 10, 2010.
    Introduction to Simulation and Optimization of wave phenomena in Metamaterials.