SERPA is a research group integrated in the department of Civil Engineering: Hydraulics, Energy and Environment of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM). SERPA aims to deepen into the state of knowledge in some of the key aspects of dam safety and to offer training courses related to the results generated during its activity.


In the last decade, SERPA group has participated in different research projects with both public and private funding. In addition, it has collaborated with civil engineering companies in specialized engineering consultancy. The group has organized courses and both national and international seminars with the aims of offering qualified formation and spreading the main results of its research activity.