Dr. PATRICIO MONTESINOS-SANCHIS (MSC in Computer Engineering, MBA and Ph.D. in Distance Education from UPV) is member of the Council of the International Association of Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE) from September 1998. He is member of the expert committee of the Fundación CYD and member of the COLUMBUS Comité de Educación Continua from October 1996. Patricio is co-founder of the UPV Alumni Association and member of the Executive Committee from 1991 to 2010.
He has been Chairman of the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) Working Group on Continuing Engineering Education (1998-2004), co-founder and Vice-president of the "RED de EDUCACION CONTINUA para Latinoamerica y Europa" (RECLA) (2003-2007) and Vicerector for “non-academic” Staff of the UPV (2003-2006).
He has developed international consulting, lectures and workshops in 15 countries and more than 30 universities, among others, Universities in Colombia (Pontificia Universidad Javierana, U.del Rosario, EAFIT, U.Tecnológica Bolivariana, U. Católica de Colombia and Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería), México (U.Autónoma de Guadalajara, U.Autónoma de México, U.Nacional Autónoma de México, Tec de Monterrey, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, U.Autónoma del Estado de México, U.Autónoma de Hidalgo & U.Autónoma de Puebla), Perú (Pontificia U. Católica de Perú), Chile (U.Central de Chile), Brasil (Pontificia U. Católica de Rio Grande do Sul & U.de Sao Paolo), China (Tsinghua University & Shangai Jiaotong University), Malasia (University of Malaysia & the Open University of Malaysia), Philipins (University of Philipiness), Tailandia (Chulalongporn University) Japan (University of Tokio, Mie University & Nihon University), Europe (Aalto University, Helsinki University, Kings College, Vienna Technical University, University of Aarus, Aalborg University, Krems University, École des Ponts ParisTech, Lund University & Lulea University), USA (Georgia Tech University & Stanford University) & Spain.