Jose M. Adam is Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de València – UPV, where he is engaged in teaching in the Civil Engineering School and the Department of Construction Engineering. Prof. Adam is the chair of Building Resilient (https://b-resilient.webs.upv.es/(opens in new tab/window)), an ICITECH research group at UPV.
Before joining UPV in 2005, he worked as a structural engineer and was involved in the design and construction of many large projects. At present, he and his team perform research in the fields of structural engineering and construction, always aiming to improve the resilience of buildings and bridges. Prof. Adam is an experimental researcher, and his research has always been associated with ambitious experimental campaigns, including many on full-scale structures. He combines basic and applied research with a high degree of transfer to industry. Prof. Adam is a founding partner of the spin-off company Calsens (https://cal-sens.com/(opens in new tab/window)), Editor-in-Chief of Construction and Building Materials, and holder of an ERC Grant for the amount of €2.5 million.