PhD in Civil Engineering. Full Professor at Catalonia University of Technology (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC) in the Department of Hydraulic, Maritime and Environmental Engineering. Lectures in several topics at the Barcelona Civil Engineering School both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Participation in 12 European and 20 National research projects. Publications: More than 50 research papers in SCI journals, more than 150 communications in conferences and workshops and 120 technical and research reports. Supervisor of 11 PH.D. theses, 6 MsSc theses and 60 graduation theses.