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Prof. Fernando Varela Soto

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
PhD Civil Engineer
  PhD Civil Engineer at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: Full Professor Department of Civil Engineering: construction, infrastructure and transport (Civil Engineering Faculty -UPM-). Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. 1995-Present. Director of Two master’s degree in UPM: •    Infrastructure Planning and Management •    Mobility and Road Safety audits PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Since 1989 in many engineering and building companies. In 1993 I founded my first engineering company related to the ROAD ASSET MANAGEMENT sector, which worked until 1998. In 2002. Founder RAUROS Company. Currently, there are more than 240,000 kms of roads maintained using the asset management system ICARO developed by RAUROS (TYPSA GROUP). 2005-Present: As a member. Research Group acknowledged by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid by a University resolution on 29 November, 2004. “Tecnología de Materiales y Medio Ambiente” (Materials Technology and the Environment). Publications: •    Book: “Materials quality control” •    Articles: Several in Civil Engineering magazines •    Speeches in many congresses Since June 2004 I serve as Deputy-director at Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Civil (Civil Engineering Faculty-UPM-). Since 2015 Director Department of Civil Engineering: construction, infrastructure and transport (Civil Engineering Faculty -UPM-) 4.    MEMBERSHIP TO SCIENTIFIC-TECHNICAL COMMITTEES a)    International: Member of PIARC TC 3.3. Committee: Road Asset Management b)    Technical Committees in Spain: Road Asset Management