Álvaro Martínez is a DPhil Student in the Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering group. He joined the University of Oxford at St Cross College in October 2021.
Álvaro received a BSc in Physics from the University of Salamanca and a MSc in Fusion Energy at the University of York realizing a project about plasma Microtearing modes.
His research is focused in modelling the crack formation of walls inside a Fusion reactor. This project is part of the Fusion CDT program and funded by the UKAEA and EuroFusion.
- Plasma-Surface Interactions
- Dust formation in Tokamaks
- Fracture mechanics
- Materials Modelling
Virtual Push-out of SiC-SiC fibers
Modelling crack propagation in Be cantilevers.