José María Bastero

José María Bastero is Emeritus professor of Mechanics. Ph.D. in in Naval Architecture and degree in Industrial Engineering, he was born in Bermeo (Biscay) and currently presides over the Association of Friends of the University of Navarra.

At the University of Navarra, he held the positions of Rector, Vice-rector for research and Director of the School of Engineering, a position he combined with Director of the Centre for Technical Studies and Research of Guipúzcoa (CEIT).

In 2012, he was recognized to the gold medal from the University of Navarra, the highest distinction of this institution in recognition of the work carried out there.