Born in Valencia (Spain) 1954. Civil Engineer (UPV, 1976), Dr. Civil Engineering (UPC, 1981)
Professor of Concrete Structures, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering UPC. Dean of the School of Civil Engineering of Barcelona (1998-92), Vice-Rector for Research UPC (1998-2002), General Reporter of the Spanish Concrete Code EHE-08 (2008). His research deals with 1) Non-linear and time depedendt analysis of Reinforced and prestressed concretes tructures including segmental construction, deteriorartion and strengthening. 2) Design and assessment of concrete structures in ULS of shear, bending and punching and SLS of deformation and cracking 3) Design of precast continuous prestressed concrete brdges and wind towers.