J. Miguel Rubi
J. Miguel Rubi is Professor of Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Fundamental Physics at the University of Barcelona. He graduated in Physics from UAB and obtained a PhD in Physics with Summa Cum Laude. He was a postdoc of Professor Peter Mazur at the University of Leiden. He has been Director of the Departament, Manager of the Physics Program of MICINN and National Representative of EU Programs. Since 1996, he is the Director of the Sitges Conference on Statistical Physics. In 2003, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awarded him the von Humboldt Prize for his contributions to the theory of stochastic processes. In 2003, the University of Trondheim awarded him the Onsager Medal for his contributions to nonequilibrium thermodynamics. In 2008, he obtained from MICINN a Research Intensification Award. In 2010, the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats, ICREA, awarded him an ICREA Academia Prize. He has been appointed Honorary Professor at the Universities of Trondheim, UAM, UNAM and San Luis Potosí of Mexico. In 2012 he was appointed Visiting Professor at CETHIL-INSA Lyon. In 2013 he was appointed Leverhulme Professor at the Imperial College (London). He is author of more than two hundred research articles and editor of six books.