Romualdo Pastor-Satorras
FellowUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Fields Of StudyCondensed Matter Physics, Mathematical Physics, Theoretical Physics

Romualdo Pastor-Satorras (Barcelona, Spain, 1967) received a PhD in Condensed Matter Physics from the Universitat de Barcelona in 1995. He spent four years as postdoctoral  researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996-1998) and The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, ICTP (1998-2000). At present, he is Associate Professor of Applied  Physics at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya since 2006.  He has been visiting scientist at, among others, Yale University (USA), the University of Notre Dame (USA), the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (USA), the Helsinky University of Technology TKK (Finland), Indiana University (USA) and the Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI) Foundation (Italy). He has been awarded twice with the national “ICREA Academia Prize” by the Government of Catalonia. He has published more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of statistical physics, and is author of the book “Evolution and Structure of the Internet” (Cambridge University Press, 2007), together with Professor Alessandro Vespignani.