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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.

He worked in XX in the USA together with Prof. I.M. Kolthoff. He published a lot of his works and specialised in microanalysis and electro-analytical techniques. In 1968 he obtained the Martí d'Ardenya prize from the Institut d'Estudis Catalans. He promoted the Catalan research being vice-rector of different institutions and president of the Institut d'Esudis Catalans in 1982.

Main work

  • Diccionari de Química Analítica (2000)
  • Nomenclatura de Química Inorgánica (1990)


  • Biografia i bibliografia a "Contributions to Science"
  • Salvador Alegret, Miscel·lània Enric Casassas,Publicacions de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, 1991

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