Academic and Scientific Positions
1979- Associated Professor in Structural and Continuum Mechanics at Technical Univ. of Catalonia (UPC)
1981- Full Professor in Structural Mechanics, Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Catalunya (UPC)
1983-89 Director of  School of Civil Engineering, UPC
1987-

Founder and Executive Vicepresident of International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)

1989-2004 President of the Spanish Society for Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI)
1992-95 President of the Scientif Council of the Center for Supercomputing of Catalonia (CESCA)
1992-95 Director of  Structural Mechanics Department at UPC
1993-96 Vice-president of European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS)
1994-2002 General Secretary of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)
1998 Member of the Royal Academy of Doctors. Barcelona
2000-2004 President of the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS)
2002-2010 President of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)
2004- Honorary President of Spanish Association for Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI)
2005 Honorary Member of Portuguese Assoc. for Theoretical, Applied and Computational Mechanics (APMTAC)
2006 Foreign Member of the Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, Istituto Lombardo, Milan (Italy)