DETAILS ABOUT INSIA
INSIA, the University Institute of Automobile Research is a centre belonging to Technical University of Madrid (UPM), part of the Higher School of Industrial Engineers, and is integrated into the UPM’s scientific and technological park.
The INSIA is a centre dedicated to scientific and technical research that in addition carries out teaching and training activities in specialised areas. It also provides technological support for companies and public administrations.
The Institute’s main activities are:
- Research and Development in the context of automotive vehicles and their impact on safety and the environment. We are currently working on five lines of research.
- To provide technological support for companies and public administrations, by providing technological services that materialise in R&D&I tasks, consultancy, tests and certifications.
- Postgraduate and specialised training.
The Institute is accredited by the Spanish Ministry of Industry as the Technical Service for homologation in accordance with various United Nations Regulations and European Directives regarding vehicles and their systems and parts, particularly in the area of bus and coach safety.
¿WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?
First Research Centre in the
field of motor vehicles in Spain and in the Spanish university
Technological support for companies and public administrations for more than 25 years
Outstanding participation in the preparation of various Vehicle Approval Regulations within the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.
INSIA has laboratories and testing equipment where researchers carry out cutting-edge research projects.
Combination of experience and youth in doctors, engineers, technicians and administration and service personnel.
Research and advanced training activities with a growing supply of innovation services to the business sector.
OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
enrique Alcalá Fazio
Secretario del INSIA. - Profesor de la E.T.S.I.I. Director de la Unidad de vehículos de transporte colectivo
JOSE MARIA LOPEZ
Director del INSIA. Doctor Ingeniero Industrial. Catedrático de Transportes de la ETSII
F. Javier Páez Ayuso
Subdirector de Calidad, Formación y Difusión. Director de la Unidad de Accidentología
Felipe Jiménez Alonso
Director de Sistemas Inteligentes. Subdirector Investigación. Doctor Ingeniero Industrial. Catedrático.
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