Polytechnic University of Valencia
The Universitat Politècnica de València is a public, dynamic and innovative institution dedicated to research and teaching that, while maintaining strong bonds with the social environment in which it carries out its activities, advocates for a solid presence abroad. It is a young university, which celebrated its 50th anniversary during the 2018-2019 academic year.
The Universitat Politècnica de València is a public, dynamic and innovative institution dedicated to research and teaching that, while maintaining strong bonds with the social environment in which it carries out its activities, advocates for a solid presence abroad. Its community is made up of around 34,000 students, 3,600 lecturers and researchers and 1,500 administration and services professionals distributed among its three campuses located in Alcoi, Gandia and València.
At present, the UPV comprises 13 university centres, of which nine are higher technical schools, two are faculties and another two, higher polytechnic schools. In addition, it has a Doctoral School and three affiliated centres (Florida University, Berklee College of Music and EDEM Business School).
The research Materials Technology Institute started its activity in 2005. The mission of the Materials Technology Institute (ITM), is to offer a comprehensive R + D + service in the business, industrial and construction sectors, which provides important supports to business in order to satisfy their technological and research needs in the field of Materials, Processes and Treatments.
Dr. Santiogo Ferrandiz is Associated Professor in the Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department. His teaching activities are developed in the Alcoy Campus and Vera Campus (main campus) for 25 years. He is Online Training University Expert and has 18 years of experience in private companies. He worked in quality control in the petrochemical sector, later in a mechanical company dedicated to the construction of machinery for drying and recycling paper. He has also worked in a company in the toy sector and in the Toy Technological Institute as a specialist in polymers and their transformation.