Group Leader: Professor Angel Rubio
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- angel [dot] rubio [at] ehu [dot] es
Vice-president for Scientific Development ETSF - European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility
External Scientific Member of the Fritz Haber Institute (FHI) der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin and Leader of "Theoretical Spectroscopy Group"
Professor Rubio has an excellent publication record: more than 300 publications with more than 17000 citations (Hirsch index 65) related to theory and modeling of electronic and structural properties in condensed matter and on developing novel theoretical tools to investigate the electronic response of solids, nanostructures, biomolecules and hybrid materials to external electromagnetic fields.
He is one of the few young Spanish scientists appearing in the ISI Essential Science Indicators as one of the most cited scientists in three different fields: Physics, Chemistry, and Materials Science. His research activity is internationally recognized and he has received numerous honours and awards. Among them are
- European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant 2011-2015 (DYNamo)
- Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Fritz Haber Institute der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin (2009-2011)
- Fellow of the American Association for Advanced Science (AAAS) Physics Section (2010)
- American Physical Society "Outstanding Referee", 2009.
- Invited Professor (1ere Classe de Professeurs des Universites), Université Montpellier 2, France, 2007.
- XVI Dupont Prize in Nanotechnology, Dupont Spain, 2006.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 2005.
- Fellow of the American Physical Society, Materials Science Division, 2004.
- Sir Allan Sewell Fellowship School of Science, Griffith University, Australia, 2004.
- Salvador de Madariaga Fellow, 2000-1.
- JSPS Invitation Fellow Program for Research in Japan, 2001.
- Fulbright Fellow, 1992-94.
- Real Spanish Physical Society Prize "Jovenes Investigadores" Madrid, Spain. July, 1992.
- Honor Prize for the best Ph.D. Thesis in Physics, University of Valladolid, Spain, June 1992.
- 1st National Prize for Graduated in Physics, October 25, 1989.