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José Ignacio Rojas-Sola

  • Ph.D.
  • Full Professor
  • University of Jaén
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Research interests

History of TechnologyEngineering GraphicsWind EnergyIndustrial ArchaeologyComputer-Fluid DynamicsCultural HeritageIndustrial HeritageTechnical DrawingComputer-Aided EngineeringComputer-Aided Design


José Ignacio Rojas-Sola holds a Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering. He serves as Professor in Engineering Graphics at the Department of Engineering Graphics, Design and Projects at the University of Jaen (Spain). He is head of the research group ‘Engineering Graphics and Industrial Archaeology” from 1996 and he also was the Director for Western Europe of International Society for Geometry and Graphics from 1999 to 2008. He plays the role of Scientific Reviewer for many different associations and journals in more than 30 international journals indexed in Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters), and authored more than 200 journal and conference papers including more than 60 published in journal quoted in JCR. He acted as well as an Expert for project proposals evaluation for the Spanish Ministry of Technology and Science and Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research and he has main researcher in a lot of projects. Also, he has been supervisor of 10 doctoral thesis, member in 5 editorial board of scientific journals and member of the Scientific Committee, Steering/Honour Committee and Program Committee in more than 85 International Conferences. His research lines include Engineering Graphics applied to cultural heritage, vernacular architecture, industrial archaeology, engineering graphics applied to industrial heritage, history of technology, computer-aided design, computer-aided engineering or computer animation, among others.

Co-authors (70)

Publications (5)

  • A design alternative to improve the interconnection capability of new distributed-generation installations into existing griddle

    • Agüero-Rubio J
    • López-Martínez J
    • Rojas-Sola J
    • et al.
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  • Agustin de Betancourt’s plunger lock: Approach to its geometric modeling with Autodesk Inventor Professional

    • FUENTE E
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  • Technical and functional analysis of Spanish windmills: 3D modeling, computational-fluid-dynamics simulation and finite-element analysis

    • Rojas-Sola J
    • Bouza-Rodríguez J
    • Menéndez-Díaz A
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  • Análisis bibliométrico mundial de la categoría 'remote sensing' de la web of science (1997-2012)

    • Rojas-Sola J
    • Aguilera-García Á
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  • Windmills in Andalusia: New tools for their valorization | Molinos de viento en andalucía: Nuevas herramientas parasu puestaen valor

    • Rojas Sola J
    • Bueno M
    • García M


Computer Applications in Engineering Education

Associate Editor

2017 - Present

Virtual Archaeology Review

Editorial Board Member

2016 - Present

Revista Brasileira de Expressão Gráfica

Editorial Board Member

2014 - Present


Editorial Board Member

2012 - Present

The Scientific World Journal

Editorial Board Member

2013 - 2016(3 years)

Annals of Engineering Graphics


2006 - 2007(a year)

Professional experience

Full Professor

Universidad de Jaen

October 2010 - Present

Associate Professor

Universidad de Jaen

March 1996 - October 2010(15 years)

Assistant Professor

Universidad de Jaen

October 1992 - March 1996(3 years)


Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering

National University of Distance Education Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineers

October 1991 - November 1995(4 years)

Degree in Industrial Engineering

Universidad de Sevilla Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieria de Sevilla

October 1984 - July 1991(7 years)