Biographical notes Giorgio Timellini is a Full Professor in Material Science and Technology and teaches Applied Chemistry and Material Science and Technology at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Bologna. He is the Manager of the Ceramic Centre in Bologna, where he carries out research, focusing in particular on ceramic tiles and on the environmental impact of ceramic processes and products. He is President of CEN TC 67 “Ceramic Tiles”, and coordinates the Working Group SC3-GL4, entrusted with developing a UNI regulation regarding the design and installation of ceramic tiling.
EUF (Federation of European Tile Fixers’ Associations)
Biographical notes FOLCO TOMASINI (1936) was born and lives in Luxemburg. He has obtained the following diplomas: Advanced diploma in Tile laying, Advanced diploma in Façade engineering, Advanced diploma in Plastering, Advanced diploma in Building, Expert witness in Building He is Chairman of the Federation of Façade Engineering and Plastering Contractors of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, Chairman of the Ceramic Tile Fixing Contractors Federation of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, and Chairman of the Dry Lining and Stucco Contractors Federation of Luxemburg. He is a Member of the Central Committee of the Artisan Federation of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, a Member of the Central Committee of the Chamber of Trades of the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, a Member of the Examinations Committee for Diplomas in Tile-laying, Façade Engineering and Plastering. He is the Luxemburg representative in the EUF (Federation of European Tile Fixers’ Associations) and Chairman of the EUF Technical Commission. He is the Luxemburg representative in the European Committee for Standardization Technical Committee 67 Working Group 4. He is the Luxemburg representative within the UEEP (European Union of contractors of plastering, dry lining, stucco and related activities). Vice Chairman of the UEEP Committee.
Biographical notes Technical Officer within the Department "Building, civil engineering works, installations and energy" of UNI - Italian Organization for Standardization. At national level she is Secretary - to the Technical Commission "Products, processes and systems for building" and its Technical Subcommission "Floor and wall coverings"; - to the Technical Commission "Cement, mortar, concrete e reinforced concrete"; - to the Working Group "Dangerous substances in construction products” At European level she is Secretary - to CEN/TC 67 "Ceramic tiles" and she follows the activity of the ISO mirror TC, ISO/TC 189, as well; - to CEN/TC 246 "Natural stones"; - to Joint Working Group JWG 229/246 "Agglomerated stones".