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  IVORRA CHORRO, SALVADOR

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IVORRA CHORRO, SALVADOR

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Current professional activity

Position:
CATEDRATICO/A DE UNIVERSIDAD
Dept.
INGENIERIA CIVIL
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UNESCO Code:
331209 - Resistencia de materiales
331212 - Ensayo de materiales
330532 - Ingeniería de estructuras
330506 - Ingeniería Civil

Academic background

  • ESPECIALISTA UNIVERSITARIO EN PREVENCIÓN DE RIESGOS LABORALES
    Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (29/07/2010)
  • Dr. Ingeniero Industrial
    D. Mecánica de los Medios Cont. y T.E. U. Politécnica de Valencia (23/04/2002)
  • Ingeniero Industrial
    E.T.S.I. Industriales. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (30/10/1997)

Salvador Ivorra Chorro is a university professor in the area of Continuum Mechanics and Structure Theory at the University of Alicante's Department of Civil Engineering, where he coordinates the Structures Laboratory, is a researcher responsible for the research group in structure essay, simulation and modelling and deputy director of the Department. He holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) from the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

His research activity has been focused on the dynamic behaviour of structures and structural reinforcement, and he has devoted an important part of his research to the structures belonging to the historical heritage.

As of April 2017, he has authored 56 scientific articles, 42 of them in JCR-indexed journals, more than 80 papers in congresses, and has directed 13 doctoral theses. He has participated in 16 competitive research projects, 9 as senior researcher, and in more than 100 research and technical assistance contracts with public agencies and private companies. He has been responsible for the coordination of a project financed with €2,000,000 from FEDER funds for the construction of the University of Alicante’s Civil Engineering research laboratory. He is co-inventor of two patents.

According to the Scopus bibliometric analysis between 1997 and 2016, his h index is 15; he is co-author of 87 documents.

He was a lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Valencia's Technical School of Industrial Engineering (1997-2005), where he was secretary of the Department of Continuum Mechanics and Structure Theory (2002-2005). He has been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Bristol (UK) since 2012 and a visiting lecturer at the Polytechnic University of Bari (Italy) in different periods in 2016 and 2017.

At the University of Alicante, he has been deputy director of Civil Engineering from 2006 to 2013. In this period, he was responsible for implementing the new Undergraduate Degree in Civil Engineering and the Master's Degree in Civil Engineering: Roads, Channels and Ports.

He was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award by the University of Alicante Social Council in 2010. In 2015, the Kiss Bridge pedestrian footbridge in Pilar de la Horadada (Alicante), which he co-designed, was nominated by the FIB as one of the best concrete works in 2009-2014. In 2002 he co-designed the Polytechnic Tower in Valencia, the highest tower which was completely FRP-developed in Europe in this period.