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Engineer , researcher

Saturnino-Luis Albert Virto, Spanish engineer, researcher. Achievements include patents for a subsonic nozzle for thickness control of liquid layers on solids; patents pending for a reversible jet fan for tunnel ventilation; development of a tow-fix for continuous steaming of polymeris filaments under high pressure; design of a rice dryer in fluidized bed heated by microwave.

Background

Virto, Saturnino-Luis Albert was born on September 26, 1931 in Huesca, Aragón, Spain. Son of Saturnino Anguiano Virto and Josefa Ribera Albert.

Education

Bachelor in Industrial Engineering, ETSEIAT, Terrassa, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, ETSEIAT, Terrassa, 1969. Doctor, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, 1969.

Career

Applied research head Comexi S.A., Girona, Spain, 1984—1990. Design engineer SMTS Engineering, Sabadell, Spain, 1996—2000. Designer Automat Industrial S.L., Granollers, Spain, since 2006.

Project engineer SUMIVENT, Gelida, Spain, 1992—1996. Professor ETSEIT, Terrassa, Spain, 1966—2003, director, Catalunya, Spain, 1979—1885. Vice chancellor University Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, 1973—1974.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for a subsonic nozzle for thickness control of liquid layers on solids. Patents pending for a reversible jet fan for tunnel ventilation. Development of a tow-fix for continuous steaming of polymeris filaments under high pressure.

    Design of a rice dryer in fluidized bed heated by microwave.

Membership

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers International (life), New York Academy Science (correspondent).

Connections

Married Margarita Van Wichelen Vincx. Children: Anna Vincx, Silvia Vincx, Albert Vincx.

father:
Saturnino Anguiano Virto

mother:
Josefa Ribera Albert

spouse:
Margarita Van Wichelen Vincx

child:
Anna Vincx Virto

child:
Silvia Vincx Virto

child:
Albert Vincx Virto