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Pòlit Buxareu, Isidre
Alella 1880 - Barcelona 1958
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist.

“He used to explain that as a kid, on the way back from Badalona to Alella at night, he had fallen in love with the firmament from contemplating the starry sky so much.” Joseph M. Casals’ words in memory of Isidre Pòlit exemplify a passion for astronomy that accompanied the career of this scientist from an early age.

Pons Rosell, Josep
Arbós (Tarragona) 1918 - Sant Feliu del Llobregat (Barcelona) 2013

Highly regarded Physical Anthropologist and teacher to a generation of physical anthropologists. He was Professor of Anthropology, President of the SEAB (Spanish Society of Biological Anthropology, 1978-1984), of IDA (International Dermatoglyphics Association, 1961-1971) and Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts Barcelona.

Ponsetí Vives, Ignasi
Menorca 1914 - Iowa City 2009
Doctor, Orthopedist.

Emeritus Professor of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University Hospital of Iowa. He is known worldwide for having developed the Ponseti Method for the correction of congenital talipes equinovarus foot during the 1950s.

Presas Puig, Llorenç
Sant Boi de Llobregat, Baix Llobregat 1811 - Barcelona 1875
Astronomer, Mathematician, Pharmacist.

He got his Ph.D. degree in science (1846) and pharmacy (1846). He was a teacher of mathematics in the University of Barcelona and in the Escuela Industrial.

Prevosti Pelegrín, Antoni
Barcelona 1919 - Barcelona 2011
Biologist, Geneticist.

Geneticist and professor of genetics at the University of Barcelona. Antoni Prevosti wanted to dedicate himself to genetics even before it was a subject at university. With the perseverance he always defended to be a good scientist, Prevosti reached his goal of becoming a researcher and an active teacher until the end of his life, as retired Professor Emeritus of genetics at the Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona (UB).

Puig Adam, Pere
Barcelona 1900 - Madrid 1960

He studied in Barcelona and he got his Ph.D. degree in exact sciences. In 1926 he won the professorship in mathematics of the Instituto de San Isidro, Madrid. 

Puig Muset, Pere
Molins de Rei 1911 - Barcelona 1983

During a postwar period that did not encourage great discoveries, Pere Puig Muset was part of the brilliant minds who contributed to the creation of a modern pharmaceutical industry. A passionate researcher, a teacher to all those who approached him and generous in his discoveries, Puig Muset ventured to create a pharmaceutical laboratory for the creation of innovative products at a time when in Spain it was common to open laboratories to copy already established formulas.

Puig Valls, Rafael
Tarragona 1845 - 1920
Forest Engineer.

Public awareness of the importance of forests in land preservation hugely increased thanks to his efforts, which he did by writing a number of articles, most importantly, an article published in La Vanguardia in 1898 (‘Patriotism and the Tree’). A year later, the first festival of the tree in Barcelona was celebrated in 1899 thanks to his initiative, then consolidated by royal decree in 1915 when it Arbour Day was established as a compulsory celebration in Spain.

Puigcerver Zanón, Manuel
València 1922 - Barcelona 2020
Meteorologist, Physicist.

Degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Valencia, PhD in Physical Sciences from the University of Barcelona, Master of Science in Meteorology from the University of Chicago, and Professor of Air Physics at the University of Barcelona.

Pujadas Mayans, Antoni
Igualada, Anoia 1811 - Barcelona 1881

Psychiatrist. Due to the revolution of 1835 he lived in London and Paris during some years. He founded and directed the mental hospital of Sant Boi del Llobregat (1854).