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Joan

Cadevall i , Joan
Castellgalí 1846 - Terrassa 1921

Educator, botanist. Characterized by his modesty, Joan Cadevall who "did not aspire that his name could one day appear next to those of Costa, Trèmols, Vayreda..., all worthy scientists; would have been satisfied that it appeared after them, at a respectful distance...", as explained by Pius Font i Quer on the long obituary he dedicated to him, became one of the leading scientists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Catalonia.

Mª Àngels

Cardona i Florit, Mª Àngels
Ciutadella, Menorca 1940 - Barcelona 1991

Botanist. She was an open minded person who tried to improve the modern science introducing the newest advances.

Josep

Carreras i Barnés, Josep
Palamós 1943 - Barcelona 2014

Doctor, biochemist. Doctor and Professor of biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona. Carreras was one of the main drivers of biochemistry in Catalonia during the last 40 years. His teaching and research work was essential to restore the work of the Institute of Physiology, created by August Pi i Sunyer in 1921 and removed at the end of the Spanish Civil War in 1939. Born in Palamós, son of a family teachers, studied medicine at the University of Barcelona.

Ferran

Casablancas i Planell, Ferran
Sabadell 1874 - Barcelona 1960

Manufacturer. He studied the problems in some textile fibres and in 1913 he invented a machine for making cotton fibres that was a revolution in the cotton industry.

Creu

Casas i Sicart, Creu
Barcelona 1913 - Bellaterra 2007

Botanist. Professor Emeritus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, was the first woman admitted as a member of the Institut d´Estudis Catalans, Section of Biological Sciences (l978) and President of the Institució Catalana d´Història Natural (1980-81), affiliated Society of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans. She was also member of the Reial Acadèmia de Farmàcia de Catalunya.

Enric

Casassas i Simó, Enric
Sabadell 1920 - Barcelona 2000

Chemist. He got his Ph.D. degree in the Universitat de Barcelona, where he worked as a teacher from 1950 until 1966. He was Professor of analytic chemistry at the Universidad de la Laguna (1967-1969) and in the Universtiat Autónoma de Barcelona (1969-1976); Professor of analytic and inorganic chemistry in the E.T.S. de Ingenieros Industriales de Barcelona (1969-1976); and Professor of analytic chemistry in the Universitat de Barcelona from 1976.

Joaquim Maria de

Castellarnau i Lleopart, Joaquim Maria de
Tarragona 1848 - Segovia 1943

Forest Engineer. He undertook various studies of the cells of different types of wood and established new analytical procedures to determine a species through studying its wood. He published various studies on the topic which were considered innovative writings in the area of vegetal histology, something for which he was recognised by the Nobel prize winner Ramón y Cajal.

Paulí

Castells i Vidal, Paulí
Barcelona 1877 - 1956

Manufacturer. He was Professor of mathematical analysis at the Escola d'Enginyers Industrials de Barcelona, where he was also the director from 1913 to 1932.

Assumpció

Català i Poch, Assumpció
Barcelona 1925 - Barcelona 2009

Mathematician, physicist, astronomer. Dr. Català started her astronomy work in 1952, a time of economic recession in Spain and also of the nearly complete absence of women in Spanish universities. In fact, she was the first woman to become an astronomer in the universities of Spain.

Ildefons

Cerdà i Sunyer, Ildefons
Centelles, Osona 1815 - Caldas de Besaya, Santander 1876

Engineer. Urban engineer. He started his studies of Latin and Philosophy in Vic, and then he studied Mathematics and Architecture in Barcelona. In 1836 he moved to Madrid, where he joined the school of engineers and got his title in 1841.

Leandre

Cervera i Astor, Leandre
Gràcia, Barcelona 1891 - Barcelona 1964

Veterinary, doctor. He worked together with Ramon Turró in the Laboratori Municipal de Barcelona, in the physiology school of August Pi i Sunyer and in the Institut de Fisiologia (1920).

Manel

Chiva i Royo, Manel
Barcelona 1952 - Barcelona 2011

Biologist.

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