Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in physics by the University of Potsdam, Germany. My research activities and interests span along theoretical and practical problems of neuroscience and complex network research. I am currently a research assistant at the Pompeu Fabra University, working for the Human Brain Project. I live in Barcelona, Spain. Personal comments: willingness for constant learning, great curiosity, open to interdisciplinary work, group-work capability, open to travel.

Education and Positions

2016 - present Post-doctoral Researcher – Human Brain Project
2013 - present Post-doctoral Research Assistant – Center for Brain and Cognition
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
2010 - 2012 Post-doctoral Research Assistant – Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience
Institute of Physics, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Germany
2009 - 2010 Post-doctoral Research Assistant – Center for Dynamics of Complex Systems (DYCOS)
University of Potsdam, Germany
2009 Dr. ret. nat. in physics (summa cum laude) – University of Potsdam, Germany.
"Linking Structure and Function of Complex Cortical Networks" (PDF)
Supervision by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kurths and Dr. Chansong Zhou.
2003: M.Sc. (Licenciado) in physics – Theoretical Physics.
University of the Basque Country, Spain.
2002 - 2003: Physics Science studies – Biophysics and Computation.
University of Oulu, Finland.

Grants and Awards

2013: Marie-Curie Fellowship (IEF) of the European Commission.
2009: Carl-Ramsauer prize by the "Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin " (DPGzB)
2005: Poster awarded at the Summer School: Nonlinear dynamics in Biophysics – Max-Planck Institute for Complex Systems, Dresden.
"Cerebral Cortex: a network theoretical approach"
Organizers: C. Grebogi, R. Koberle and J. Kurths.
2002: Grant for Erasmus students, 6000 € by private institution, Bilbao-Bizkaia Kutxa.
Grant for Erasmus students, 1500 € by the European Union.

Computer and tools

Programming: PYTHON: Intermediate/high skills for numerical and graph theoretical computation.
C- language. Intermediate skills for numerical methods.
Mathematical tools: MATHEMATICA: Intermediate user level.
MATLAB: Basic knowledge.
Platforms/Office Mac OSX, Linux, Windows, Internet, office application ...


Spanish: Mother tongue.
Basque: Mother tongue.
English: Fluent - read, written, spoken.
Cambridge University First Certificate obtained on Dec. 1998
German: Spoken - Fluent, Written - Intermediate.

Other Activities

2005: Attendance to the Summer School: Nonlinear Dynamics in Biophysics (DYBIO 05) organized at the Max-Planck Institute for Complex Systems, Dresden.
Orgnaizers: C. Grebogi, R. Köberle, J. Kurths.
Poster presented: "Cerebral Cortex: A Network Theoretical Approach." One of the three awarded posters of the school.
2004: Attendance to the Autumn School on Learning and memory organized by the Institute of Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin.
2003: Attendance to the Autumn School on Circadian Clocks organized by the Institute of Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin.
1999: Co-founder of an Astronomy group.
1998: Attendance to the Summer School on Physics organized by the "Summer Basque University."

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