Gaspar Carrasco-Huertas, Ph.D.
Strategy, Market and Technology Director
Chemist (Universidad de Málaga), Master in Advanced Chemistry and Nanotechnology, and Industrial Doctor in Advanced Chemistry (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid). Highly experienced in the field of advanced and sustainable materials for energy, construction and water treatment. He acts as R&D Project Manager at TESELA, and is the main coordinator of national and European projects.
Advanced Materials Area
Degree in Chemistry (University of Malaga). Master’s Degree in Chemical Sciences and Technologies, specialising in Methodology and Instrumentation (University of Granada). Experience in the development and fine-tuning of analytical methodologies. He is currently working as an R&D researcher in the area of advanced materials at Tesela.
R & D Technician in the Innovation Area
R & D Researcher in the Innovation Area
Area of Ancient and Traditional Materials
Anna Arizzi, Ph.D.
Chemistry (Università degli studi di Messina), Master in Geology, PhD in Earth Sciences (University of Granada) and Post-doctoral stage at the University of Oxford (Marie Curie IEF grant). Since 2008 she has been teaching at the University of Granada, in the degrees of Chemistry, Geology, and Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, and in the master’s degree in Science and Technology of Architectural Heritage, she is the main coordinator since 2022. She has participated in 1 European, 3 national and 2 Andalusian research projects and is currently principal investigator of 1 national research project. She has published 31 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, 1 book and 4 book chapters and has presented 37 communications in national and international conferences, all related to traditional building materials (715 citations excluding self-citations; ORCID ID: 0000-0002 -8996-0205; SCOPUS ID: 25821710100). She is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology at the University of Granada. Her main lines of research focus on (1) The optimisation of the manufacture of hydraulic lime; (2) The design of new lime mortars for restoration; (3) The use of natural additives in mortars and the study of their durability; (4) The design of new sustainable building materials. She is co-founder and Technology Advisor of TESELA.
Prof. Eduardo Sebastián
Honorary President and Technical Advisor
Founding partner and advisor to the Heritage area of TESELA. He is author or editor of more than 200 articles, chapters, scientific-technical papers and author or co-author of 75 articles in SCI and/or AHCI journals. He has been responsible researcher or researcher in 37 projects (national and international) of R&D and Integrated Actions, member of the Technical Commission of the Andalusian Institute of Historical Heritage, of the International Executive Committee of the Federation of International Centres for Heritage Conservation, coordinator of the Official Master of the UGR: Science and Technology in Architectural Heritage and evaluator of Research Projects of the ANEP and the ACSUCYL Agency.
Jorge Adolfo Porta
R & D Technician in the Heritage Area
Juan Diego López-Arquillo
Advisor and collaborator
Partner and collaborator in the area of Heritage at TESELA. He has developed his career with a special interest in historical and urban heritage, having developed a multitude of urban and rehabilitation projects, with a special interest in architectural and protectionist projects on the heritage of modernity and its image with scientific parameterisation, being a teacher in various heritage protection programmes. He has been a scholarship holder of the Arquia Foundation and an associate architect in the studio of Juan Navarro Baldeweg. He is currently Vice-Dean of the School of Architecture and Academic Director of the European University of the Canary Islands.