Departamento: Ingeniería Minera y Civil

Centro: ETS de Ingeniería de Caminos, Canales y Puertos y de Ingeniería de Minas

Area: Transport Engineering and Infrastructure

Research group: Política Territorial, Planificación Ambiental y de las Infraestructuras


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Doctor by the Universitat Politècnica de València with the thesis En los procesos de urbanización del litoral mediterráneo español, caso La Manga 2013. Supervised by Dr. José Luis Miralles García.

Architect and Civil Engineer. PhD in Urban Planning and Territorial Management from the Technical University of Valencia. MBA by the ESIC Business School of Valencia and MsC in Concessions and Public-Private Collaboration of the Technical University of Madrid. Associated Professor responsible for various courses related to territorial policy and environmental & infrastructure planning at the Faculty Civil Engineering of the UPCT since 2010. He has also been a visiting professor at the universities of California Berkeley (USA), Alcalá de Henares (Spain), CEPES (Mexico) and Cyprus University of Technology. He is currently an invited professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) through a Fulbright grant from the United States government. In the scientific field, he is researcher in charge of the R&D group of Territorial Policy, Environmental and Infrastructure Planning ( and Director of the Biyectiva GIS Business Professorship of the UPCT. He is the author of more than 50 publications in international research journals and 15 books, being part of the 2% most cited authors in the world according to the list published by Stanford University. He has participated in several European research projects and directed more than 20 final degree projects and doctoral theses related to GIS applied to Environmental Sciences, Urban Planning, Infrastructure Management and Natural Hazards diagnosis. He and belongs to the editorial board of several international scientific journals and regularly works as a reviewer in the main scientific journals on urban planning and environmental studies areas, as well as as an evaluator of scientific projects for public research organizations in several countries from all over the world.