The Structural Area is directed by the Engineer Néstor Guitelman, who graduated from the College of Engineering at the University of Buenos Aires (FIUBA) in 1975. He is a professor of Foundations in the Department of Constructions and Structures at the FIUBA. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in different institutions, most notably at the Argentine Engineering Center (CAI), the University of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), and the Association of Structural Engineers (AIE). He is the author of numerous publications edited by the FIUBA, the CAI, the AIE, and the SECYT-CONICET. He was the president of the Association of Structural Engineers from 2000 to 2002 and the vice-president of the Argentine Engineering Center from 2005 to 2010. In addition, he has been the director of the structural project team for more than 700 projects.