David Segura y Gama

Fellow: Awarded 1933

Field of Study: Engineering

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 07-01-1891

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1933

Appointed from Mexico:

SEGURA Y GAMA, DAVID:  Appointed for studies in the organization and functioning of metallurgical laboratories with special reference to the treatment of precious metals, chiefly at the University of Utah Engineering Experiment Station; tenure, six months from September 18, 1933.

Born July 1, 1891, in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Education:  School of Mines, Pachuca, Bachiller, 1908; National University of Mexico, Assayer and Chemist, 1911, Surveyor, 1912, Engineer of Mining and Metallurgy, 1914.

Mining engineer, 1914–27; Geologist, 1923–24, Geological Institute of Mexico; Chief of the section of Exploration and Inspection, 1927–33, Department of Mines; Temporary Professor of Mining, 1931–32, School of Engineers, National University of Mexico.

Publications:  Itinerarios Geológicos en el Estado de Michoacán (with Tomás Barrera), 1927. Articles in Boletín Minero.

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