Materials and manufacturing processes

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.

Management & Faculty

UPC School
This lifelong learning course is also part of the training track for the postgraduate course Bodyworks and Automotive Materials.

Academic management

  • Carod de Arriba, Xavier
    Doctor en Ingeniería de Proyectos por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Licenciado en Química por la Universitat de Barcelona, especializado en Ciencia de Materiales. Colaborador de la Cátedra SEAT/UPC del 2007 al 2012. Profesor asociado en el Departamento de Ingeniería de Proyectos y Construcción de la UPC.

Teaching staff

  • Bellorín Segovia, Alejandro
    Alexandro holds a degree from the Central University of Venezuela in Chemical Engineering, and a master degree from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya in "Automotive Manufacturing & Business Engineering". Nowadays, he is responsible for the validation and control of different components of the vehicle at SEAT.
  • Castellon Oitaben, Oscar
    Oscar holds a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). He has more than 10 years of experience in car body painting processes. At present, Oscar is in charge of Paint Engineering Department at SEAT.
  • del Mazo Viñas, Jose Maria
    José María PhD in Chemical Engineering from the Institut Quimic de Sarrià, a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, and a Master Degreee in Polymers from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). He is head of the Laboratory of Plastics and Elastomers at SEAT since 1995. Previously, he was the responsible for the Non Metallic Materials Lab at SEAT (1981-1995). José María has an extensive experience as Lecturer at different Master Degrees and Postgraduate Couses related to Materials, Plastics, Life Cycle Assessment methodologies and waste treatments.
  • Domínguez Díaz, Natàlia
    Industrial mechanical engineer by ETSEIT (UPC) and Master in Numerical Methods in Engineering by CIMNE (UPC). She worked for some years in some different engineering companies as responsible of simulation calculations. From 2004 she is the technical manager of AutoForm Engineering in its Spanish office. AutoForm is an international company focused in the development, sale and support of his own software, also called AutoForm that simulates sheet metal forming processes.
  • García Saura, Maria Teresa
    Licenciada en Geografía e Historia por la Universitat de Barcelona (UB). Técnica Especialista de Riesgos Laborales por la UB. Técnica de los posgrados CARMAT. Carrocería y Materiales de Automoción y ELTICA. Electricidad y Electrónica del Automóvil. Responsable del programa CATIA v5 en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Barcelona. Administración y control de los cursos y posgrados realizados por la Cátedra SEAT/UPC, Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya y la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Barcelona, en el Departamento de Ingeniería de Proyectos y Construcción de la UPC.
  • Soler Amat, Maria del Pilar
    María del Pilar holds an Industrial Enginnering Degree from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). She has developed her entire career in the automotive industry, and in particular in the simulaton and presses processes. At present, she is responsible for simultaneous engineering of the presses team at the Presses and Body Shop Processes in SEAT.
  • Yuba Sans, Ricardo
    Telecommunication Engineering at ETSETB (UPC) and graduate in industrial laser applications at UPC. Dedicated to the automotive sector, always in the areas of bodywork and technology. He is currently head of department of New Technologies "Process presses and sheet metal" at SEAT.
  • Zahinos Ruiz, Abel
    Doctor en Ingeniería de Proyectos por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Consultor de innovación en Lead to Change. Ingeniero Técnico de Telecomunicaciones e Ingeniero de Organización Industrial por la UPC. Profesor Asociado en el Departamento de Ingeniería de Proyectos y Construcción de la UPC.
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(42 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:11/12/2017 End date:17/01/2018
Monday  17:30 to 21:30Tuesday  17:30 to 21:30Wednesday  17:30 to 21:30
Taught at:
ETSEIB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 647

Registration fee:
1.260 €

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Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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