Last 16th November 2017, Mr. Julio Martínez Calzón was awarded the 2017 Engineering National Award, granted by the Spanish Minister of Development, Mr. Iñigo de la Serna. This award has been fostered, among others, by the 2016 Engineering National Award-winning and President of Esteyco and Esteyco Foundation, Mr. Javier Rui-Wamba Martija. This is a recognition of a brilliant and extensive professional career that has contributed to the development of the civil engineering in the field of structures both at a professional and academic level.