Belén Gesto Barroso

Abdel (阿道)
PhD Architect since 2015 in the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid (ETSAM), at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). Associate professor at the Departamento de Urbanística y Ordenación del Territorio (DUyOT).

In 2003, post-graduate and specialization Degree on “Development Cooperation in Precarious Human Settlements”, at the UPM in Madrid.

Since 2013, Director of the Cooperation Group at the UPM, ICHaB-ETSAM (, and co-director of its Postgraduate Expert Course on: “Cooperation for the development of human precarious settlements. Basic Habitability instruments”, that in January 2019 began its XXII edition.

Member of itdUPM Direction Committee (Innovation and Technology for Development Center).