Metallurgy Research Centre

R&D of Metallurgical Processes

It provides the transfer of technology and basic and applied research by

  • R&D projects with companies
  • Increment of their competitiveness by means of the implementation of advanced technology and intrinsic knowledge of alloys behavior
  • Optimization of metallic materials and metallurgical processes
  • Maintenance of their leadership as suppliers of castings with high added value
  • Reduction of costs and improvement of productivity

High specialization in:

  • Foundry of metallic materials, ferrous and non-ferrous materials
  • Solidification and phase transformation
  • Transformation is solid stage
  • Energy efficiency and sustainability
  • Own software development

Ramón Suarez
Metallurgy Processes R&D Director

Susana Méndez
Metallurgy Processes R&D Coordinator

Aitor Loizaga
Industry and Foundry Projects

Fernando Santos
Institutional Projects

Jon Garay
Steel research area

Enara Mardaras
Corrosion research area

Asier Bakedano
Aluminium research area

Lucía Unamunzaga
Evironment research area

Garikoitz Artola
Forming research area

Argoitz Zabala
Artificial Intelligence research area

Jose Manuel Gutiérrez
Calculus Center