MSc (Distinction) Architectural Association, MEng Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering (UCLM), CEng MICE
Tel: 514 458 5679
Maria [dot] Mingallon [at] arup [dot] com (Email)
ARCH 678 Advanced Construction
Advanced Construction (Fall 2011)
Community Design Workshop: Engaging the City through ContemPLAY (Winter 2011)
Maria Mingallon is a chartered structural engineer with a degree in architecture. Her main research interests are in complex geometries, emergent technologies, form finding and biomimicry.
She graduated in 2005 in Civil Engineering in Spain fromt UCLM and obtained a scholarship to complete her studies at Imperial College.
She has worked at Arup since graduating as a structural engineer. Among other projects, she designed two footbridges leading to the Aquatics Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects at the London 2012 Olympic Park.
In 2008 Arup sponsored her Masters degree in Emergent Technologies and Design at the Architectural Association from which she graduated with Distinction.
She teaches the courses Advanced Construction (ARCH 678) to the M.Arch.(Professional) students. She has previously taught at the Architectural Association as a visiting tutor.
Mingallon has recently published her first book, with Sakthivel Ramaswamy and K. Karatzas, Fiber Composite Adaptive Systems: A manifesto into self-actuating potentials of fiber composite structures embedded with shape memory alloy actuators (Lambert, 2011).