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Artigas i Teixidor, Primitiu
Torroella de Montgrí 1846 - Madrid 1910
Forest Engineer. Artigas i Teixidor finished his studies in 1870 and started his work in various different forested areas and in the Forest Engineering School, where he was appointed professor. Later in life he was appointed to the Forest Advisory Board, the highest governing body of forestry. Artigas i Teixidor is considered a pioneer in the development of treaties on Mediterranean silviculture, and specifically his treaty on cork and the cork industry which has been used by countless students and other people interested in the topic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clariana i Ricart, Laur
Barcelona 1842 - Barcelona 1916
Engineer. Professor of calculus in the engineer school of Barcelona since 1891. In 1909 he became Professor of mathematics. In some of his works he tried to find a relation between mathematics and music.
Giró i Aranols, Andreu
Torroella de Montgrí 1812 - Barcelona 1884
Technical engineer. He was born in Torroella de Montgrí on December 1, 1812, the son of Jaume Giró and Úrsula Aranols. The couple lived in Torroella, where their father worked as a tailor, and later the whole family moved to Figueres, their mother’s hometown, where Andreu studied primary and secondary education.
Maluquer i Nicolau, Josep
Barcelona 1883 - Barcelona 1960
Entrepreneur. He was a member of the Institucio Catalana d'Història Natural, where he became its secretary from 1904 to 1905 and its director in 1951. He was also the director of CAMPSA in 1931 in the republic region during the Spanish Civil War.
Manjarrés i de Bofarull, Ramon de
Barcelona 1827 - Sevilla 1918
Manufacturer, engineer. He studied in the Junta de Comercio and he was one of the members of the first industrial engineers promotion.
Puig i 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.
Ras i Oliva, Enric
Tarragona 1915 - Benicarló 2007
Professor, educator. Engineer and professor of electrical engineering at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). A beloved professor, a renowned engineer and a respected academic figure, Enric Ras i Oliva led engineering beyond where it seemed possible to when he began to practice it, amidst the Spanish Civil War. Involved not only in his work, but in the development and the future of engineering in Catalonia, he also managed to emphasize the importance of the social and ecological responsibility it entailed.
Rodrigo i Botet, Josep
Manises, L'Horta 1842 - Madrid 1915
Technical engineer. He participated in huge public works in South America. During excavations for this public works, he found bones greater than normal ones.