Dugundji is a Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics Emeritus,
retired. General research interests are in aeroelasticity, structural
dynamics, applied mechanics and composite structures.
Miravete, S.B. (1981) and Ph.D. (1984) in Mechanical Engineering
by University of Zaragoza, Spain, has been active in Mechanics of
Composite Materials and Structures for the last twenty four years.
He has been a Professor at University of Zaragoza and a Research
Scientist at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, Aero
& Astro Stanford University and Composites Engineering and Applications
Center at University of Houston. He has published over a hundred
papers and presentations, edited several books and co-authored a
book with Prof. J. N. Reddy.
Miravete has served as a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal
of Applied Composite Materials, Mechanics of Composite Materials
and Structures, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures and
Composite Structures. He has been an invited lecturer seventy times
in eleven countries. His areas of interest are numerical modeling,
prototyping and feasibility studies of series applications and carbon
nanofiber composite materials. National Master of the U.S. Chess
Federation, in his spare time he is a tennis, basketball and soccer
fan and participant.