Victor Yepes holds a Ph.D. degree in civil engineering. He serves as Full Professor with tenure at the Department of Construction Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain. He has been the Academic Director of the M.S. studies in concrete materials and structures since 2007 and a Member of the Concrete Science and Technology Institute (ICITECH). He is currently involved in several projects related to the optimization and life-cycle assessment of concrete structures as well as optimization models for infrastructure asset management. He is currently teaching courses in construction methods, innovation, and quality management. He authored more than 250 journals and conference papers including more than 67 published in journal quoted in JCR. He acted as an Expert for project proposals evaluation for the Spanish Ministry of Technology and Science, and he is a Main Researcher in a lot of projects. He currently serves as an Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Construction Engineering and Management and a member of the editorial board of eight international journals.