Director of the Metal and Ceramic Materials Unit at Eurecat
Daniel Casellas holds a PhD from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (2000) in advanced ceramics’ resistance to fatigue and fracture and leads the Metal and Ceramic Materials Department at Eurocat-Manresa, which he joined in 2000. Since 2014, he has also been an associate lecturer at the Solid Mechanics Division of LTU (Luleå University of Technology, Sweden).
He has led R&D projects in various sectors, mainly the automotive industry, but also in food processing, renewable energy, steel processing and mining. In recent years, he has been the lead scientist on over 50 R&D projects with an overall budget of more than 60 million euros to optimise industrial forming processes, such as hot and cold rolling, high-pressure die casting of light alloys and hot forging.