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Short CV


  • PhD. in Physics, UNED, Spain, 1981.

  • B.S. and M.S. in Physics, UAM, Spain, 1978.

  • Postdoctoral Training, Applied Mathematics, Stanford University, USA, 1982-1985, Advisor: J.B. Keller.


Professional appointments:

  • Full Professor of Applied Mathematics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), 1992-present.

  • Director of the UC3M Institute Gregorio Millán Barbany, 2007-2018, 2021-present.

  • Member of the steering Commitee of the joint UC3M-CIEMAT research unit, 2004-present.

  • Director of the UC3M-ICMM (CSIC) Associate Research Unit, 1997-present.

  • Director of the UC3M Master in Industrial Mathematics, 2010-2011.

  • Member of UC3M Technological Institute Alvaro Alonso Barba, 1999-2009.

  • Chairman of the Department of Applied Mathematics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2001-04.

  • Director of the PhD Program in Mathematical Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 1993-95.

  • Associate Professor of Condensed Matter Physics, Universidad de Barcelona (Spain), 1990-92.

  • Associate Professor of Theoretical Physics, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain), 1987-1990.

  • Visiting Professor, Duke University (USA), 1988-89.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Irvine (USA), winter 1986.

  • Visiting Scholar, IMA, University of Minnesota (USA), Aug-Sept 1985.

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain), 1985-87.

  • Fullbright Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University (USA), 1983-85.

  • MEC Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University (USA), 1982-83

  • Lecturer, UNED (Spain), 1978-1982.

Some research projects:

  • Mathematical models and methods in biomedicine, MICINN.

  • Nonlinear transport in nanostructures, MICINN.

  • Hydrogen and syngas combustion, CM.

Editorial Boards:

  • Journal Mathematics in Industry, Springer.

  • Book Series Mathematics in Industry, Springer.

  • Entropy, MDPI.

  • Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, Hindawi.

International and National Committees:

  • Chair of the ECMI (European Consortium on Mathematics in Industry) Educational Committee, 2010 - 2012.

  • Board of ECMI, 2004-2009: Vicepresident (2004-2005), President (2006-2007), Past President (2008-2009). Council member since 1999.

  • Board of ICIAM (International Council on Industrial and Applied Mathematics), 2007-08.

  • OCDE Panel on Mathematics in Industry, 2007.

  • Chairman of the organizing and scientific committees of the 14th (2006) ECMI International Conference. Member of the scientific committees of the 16th (2010), 15th (2008) and 12th (2002) ECMI International Conferences.

  • Organizer of the II Encuentro de la Red Nacional de Física de Sistemas fuera del equilibrio, 2010.

  • Organizer of the Conference "Recent advances in nonlinear PDE and applications" in honor of Peter D. Lax and Louis Nirenberg on their 80th birthdays (2006).

  • EMS (European Mathematical Society) Council, 2000-2002.

  • Organizer of the XVII Sitges Euroconference on Coherent structures in classical physics (2000) and the XVI Sitges Europhysics conference on Statistical and dynamical aspects of mesoscopic systems (1999).

Professional Membership:

  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

  • American Physical Society (APS).

  • European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI).

  • The New York Academy of Sciences.

  • European Mathematical Society (EMS).

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