Phone: 505-277-6277
Fax: 505-277-1571

Physical Address

Room 430
Mechanical Engineering Building
Building # 122 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

01 1150
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070

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Professor Emeritus

Department of Mechanical Engineering


PhD, Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, 1975

BS, Mathematics, Universidad Catolica de Chile, 1972


Juan C. Heinrich  is a Fellow of the ASME, member of the ASEE, and acts as a consultant to several international institutions. He is currently editor, advisor and reviewer for a variety of technical journals. Started his academic career as a Professor at the University of Arizona, subsequently he served Chairman of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Mexico where he is currently a professor. He has been a consultant for several major corporations and published over 100 technical papers in the area of finite element analysis. 

Teaching Interests

  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Solid and Fluid Mechanics

Research Interests

  • Finite Element Analysis and Applications
  • Solidification of Alloys
  • Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer

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