Agustín Escardino

Agustín Escardino

Doctor of Chemical Sciences from the University of Valencia. Professor of Chemical Engineering from 1965 to 1991 and Vice Chancellor from 1979 to 1984. He directs the University Institute of Ceramic Technology at Universitat Jaume I of Castellón and chairs the New Technologies Commission of the High Advisory Council on Research, Development and Innovation of the Generalitat Valenciana.

His main research works have focused on chemical engineering and technology applied to the field of ceramic technology. He has conducted numerous projects, thesis as well as the publication of articles and papers for conferences.

In the 90s, Agustín Escardino established, together with other ITC researchers, the company ITACA S.A., dedicated to the manufacture of inorganic pigments destined to color porcelain tiles. This company is now part of Esmalglass-Itaca Group.

He is an Academician of the Academy of Ceramics and National Corresponding Academician of the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences, attached to the Section of Physical and Chemical Sciences. He is part of several institutions devoted to the promotion of Research and Science and belongs to several professional and research societies: American Institute of Chemical Engineers-AIChE (USA); American Ceramic Society (USA); Spanish Society of Ceramics and Glass; Royal Spanish Society of Industrial Chemistry and Royal Spanish Society of Chemistry, among others.


Throughout his career he has been granted many awards in recognition of his work.