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geological and environmental engineer , researcher

Francisco J. Ayala-Carcedo, Spanish geological and environmental engineer, researcher.


Ayala-Carcedo, Francisco J. was born on September 12, 1948 in Burgos, Spain. Son of Lucas Ayala and Filomena Carcedo.


Bachelor of Science, Polytechnic University, Madrid, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Polytechnic University, Madrid, 1989.


Researcher Civil Engineering School, Santiago, Chile, 1972-1973, Geological and Mining Institute, Madrid, 1974-1988. Professor environmental engineering Polytechnic University, 1989-1993, professor history of science and technics, since 1984. Director geoenviron. engineering Geomining Technological Institute, since 1988.


Member Spanish Association for Standardization (president committee earth science and technologies since 1992), Western European Geological Surveys (committee for environment 1986-1990), International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (technical commission since 1991), New York Academy of Sciences, Institute Engineers of Spain (secretary environmental committee 1986-1992), International Commission for History of Geology.


  • Other Interests

    Mountain hicking, micology and medical botany, reading, classical and folk music, tourism.


Lucas Ayala

Filomena Carcedo