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By Carmen Andrade, Institute of Construction Sciences “Eduardo Torroja” (CSIC), Spain
C. Andrade is Research Professor of the CSIC at the institute of Construction sciences “Eduardo Torroja”. Her “h” Index is 41. She has received several international awards in recognition of her research and training work (R. N. Whitney Prize 2013 by NACE and Robert L’Hermite Medal 1987 to young scientists from RILEM and “Manuel Rocha” of the Presidency of Portugal” among other).
She was appointed in 2003 Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of Trondheim, Norway, in 2006 from the University of Alicante. She is the author of about 300 papers in journals indexed and 160 in national magazines. She has presented over 250 communications to national conferences and more than 650 International.
She has published over 150 book chapters and has awarded several national and international patents and registered trademarks. She is co-author of 14 patents having 5 in exploitation and has participated in around 250 industrial contracts. In 2013 she promoted with other partners a start-up called “safety and Durability Engineering”. She was Principal Investigator of the Project Consolider-SEDUREC (Safety and Durability of Structures) in collaboration with the Polytechnic University of Madrid and the Center for Numerical Methods (CIMNE) of Barcelona approved within the Ingenio-2010 Spanish Research Program. Also has organized courses and seminars and lectured in Spain and several foreign countries, among which can be mentioned the Chair SEDUREC with 8 editions in South America.
She was Director of the Institute of Construction Sciences Eduardo Torroja (CSIC) for the periods 1985-1988 and 1993-2003; has participated in Standarization Committees at national, European and International level and has been President of several international organizations related to her specialty (UEAtc, RILEM, WFTAO and Liaison Committee which brings together the Associations: CIB, FIB, IABSE, IASS, RILEM and ECCE). She has also been Vice-chairman of the Promotion Area for the Industrial Development of the Iberoamerican Program CYTED. In the field of training she has supervised 31 doctoral theses and supervises another 10 that are in progress and about 31 Masters (or equivalent) Degrees.
She is Honour Director of “Advanced Courses of IETcc” organized annually by her Institute and is Coordinator of the official Master SEDUREC of CSIC-UIMP (International University Menendez Pelayo) approved by the ANECA (Agency of University Evaluation and Accreditation) of Spain. She is a member of several editorial boards of journals included in the SCI. She was member two years of the Jury of the Price “Principe de Asturias” on Science and Technology. From 2006-2008 she was Director General of Technological Policy at the Ministry of Education and Science of Spain. From 2008-2012 she was Adviser to the Secretary of State for Universities, Secretary of State for Research and to the Secretary General for Universities.