José  Calavera Author of Evaluating Organization Development

José Calavera

Honorary President
Instituto Técnico de Materiales y Construcciones

In 1960 I graduated in Civil Engineering , I earned a doctorate in 1967. This year I founded the Technical Institute of Materials and Construction (INTEMAC) an independent quality control organisation that covers design , materials and workmanship in both building and civil engineering. I´m presently the Institute´s Honorary President.


From 1960 to 1967 I headed the Engineering Department of Tetracero the first Spanish producer of ribbed bars for reinforced concrete.
In 1982 I was appointed Professor of the Building and Precasting Department at the Madrid School of Civil Engineering . Now I´m Emeritus Professor.
I am Felow of ACI , ASCE and IABSE . I hold the International federation for Structural Concrete´s (FIB). And I was awarded with the Italian Association´s Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering and the Eduardo Torroja Medal.
I have written fifteen books in Spanish , one in Italian and two in English on structural concrete related subjects


    Civil Engineering 1953 , M Structural Engineering 1960 , Phd 1967

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Concrete structures
    Quality Control of structures
    Forensic Engineering


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 Featured Title - Manual for Detailing Reinforced Concrete Structures to EC2 - 1st Edition book cover


Fuente-De Aerial Cableway

Published: Nov 13, 2012

Some views of the Fuente-De Aerial Cableway

Interview with José Calavera

Published: Nov 13, 2012

Interview with Jose Calavera (in Spanish)