• Modelling fluid deformable surfaces with an emphasis on biological interfaces

A. Torres-Sánchez; D. Millán; M. Arroyo; Submitted for publication to the Journal of Fluid Mechanics

arXiv preprint: arXiv:1812.02837


Publications in Scientific Journals:


  • A variational model of fracture for tearing brittle thin sheets

B. Li; D. Millán; A. Torres-Sánchez; B. Roman, M. Arroyo; J. Mech. Phys. Solids., 119, 334–348 (2018).



  • Geometric derivation of the microscopic stress: A covariant central force decomposition

A. Torres-Sánchez; J. M. Vanegas; M. Arroyo; J. Mech. Phys. Solids., 93, 224–239 (2016).



A. Torres-Sánchez*; J. M. Vanegas*; M. Arroyo; Phys. Rev. Lett., 114 (25): 258102 (2015).

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.258102

(Supplemental Material)


A. Torres-Sánchez; J. Gómez-Gardeñes; F. Falo; PLoS Comput. Biol. 11(3) e1004129 (2015).

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004129

(Supplemental Material 1, Supplemental Material 2)


  • Importance of force decomposition for local stress calculations in biomembrane molecular simulations

J. M. Vanegas*; A. Torres-Sánchez*; M. Arroyo; J. Chem. Theor. Comput., 10 (2), 691–702 (2014).

DOI: 10.1021/ct4008926

(* Contributed equally)


Book Chapters:


M. Arroyo, N. Walani, A. Torres-Sánchez and D. Kaurin, Chapter in the book The role of mechanics in the study of lipid bilayers, Edited by D. Steigmann and published by CISM (2018)





A. Torres-Sánchez, supervised by Prof. M. Arroyo; PhD thesis; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (2017)

Awarded with the best thesis award by the Spanish Society of Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI)


A. Torres-Sánchez, supervised by Prof. Carlos Moreno; Bachelor thesis; Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (2015)

With honors


Conferences and Workshops:


  • A. Torres-Sánchez, Daniel Millán and M. Arroyo; A unified framework for the modeling and simulation of fluid surfaces, WCCM 2018, New York, USA, July 2-6, 2018.


  • A. Torres-Sánchez, and M. Arroyo; Building a three-dimensional model for the cell cortex from the bottom-up: bringing elasticity, remodeling and active forces together, ESMC 2018, Bologna, Italy, July 2-6, 2018.










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