Javier López Giménez

Javier López Giménez


Apr 2010 - Jan 2011

Civil Engineering

Hokkaido University
  • Carried out my Final Year Project, as a research student, at the Bridge and Structural Design Engineering Laboratory at the Graduate School of Engineering.

  • Developed my research topic "Nonlinear Seismic Response of Curved Highway Viaducts", gaining further knowledge in the field of Earthquake Engineering.

  • Write academical papers and gave a presentation at the Proceedings of Hokkaido Chapter of JSCE.

  • Attended and took an active part in laboratory seminars, monthly and progress meetings.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Mar 2010

Project Technician Intern

ITENE: Packaging, Transport and Logistics Research Center
  • Carried out numerous projects related to transport and intermodality for Spanish and European public and private organisations.

  • Dealt with prominent organizations in Spain, for instance Port Authority of Valencia, Taulell S.A. and Motor Ford Company.

  • Wrote research proposals for the Research Center as well as another public and private companies.

  • Attended client meetings, presentations and technical and progress meetings.

Professional Affiliations

  • Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE). Student member.


To pursue higher education specializing in structural design and earthquake engineering with worlwide - recognized qualification, as the solid base of my future career and contribution to society in earthquake engineering field.


  • Bridges

  • Earthquake Engineering

  • Languages

  • Travelling

  • Computers and new technologies

  • Sports


  • Applications:

    • Operative Systems:

      • Windows                     (advanced)

      • Linux                           (beginner)

    • General Software:

      • MS Office                     (advanced)

      • Open Office                 (advanced)

      • Adobe Photoshop         (intermediate)

    • Engineering Software:

      • SAP2000                      (intermediate)

      • OriginPro                     (intermediate)

      • AutoCAD                      (intermediate)

      • SketchUp                     (intermediate)

  • Languages:

    • Spanish                               (mother language)

    • English                                (fluent in spoken and written)

    • Japanese                             (intermediate in spoken and written)

    • German                               (beginner in spoken and written)


  • Estimate to graduate on June 2011 from one of the best civil engineering schools in Spain.

  • An increasing experience in research, publications and conference presentations.

  • Have experience dealing with professionals from different countries and accomodate  to other cultures and diverse ways of work.

  • Proactive, hardworking, with good interpersonal skills and strong willingness to continue learning and accumulate practical experience.


Lopez Gimenez Javier, Hayashikawa T., Matsumoto T., Xingwen H., and Mendez Galindo C.: Effect of different base isolation bearings on nonlinear seismic response of curved viaducts, Proceedings of Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 67, CD ROM, A-30, 2010.


Lopez Gimenez Javier. Effect of different base isolation bearings on nonlinear seismic response of curved viaducts. Paper presented at the Proceedings of Hokkaido Chapter of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE). February 6, 2011. Tomakomai (Japan).


Apr 2010 - Jan 2011

Promoe Scholarship

Polytechnic University of Valencia