**NAME:**

Joaquin J. Torres

**PRESENT ADDRESS:**

Department of Electromagnetism and Matter's Physics,

University of Granada, Campus Fuentenueva s/n,

E-18071 Granada, Spain.

telephone: +34 958 244014
fax: +34 958 242323

e-mail: jtorres@onsager.ugr.es

**BIRTH DATE:**

1-2-1969, Quart de Poblet, Valencia, Spain.

**EDUCATION:**

**B. S. Theoretical Physics,** University of Granada, Spain, 1992.

**M. S. Theoretical and Computational Physics,** University of Granada,
Spain, 1995.

Dissertation:" A Study of Magnetic Systems with Dynamic Frustration:
Dynamical Mean-Field

Models of Spin-Glasses"

**Ph.D. Theoretical and Computational Physics,** University of Granada
Spain, 1997

Dissertation:" Statistical Physics of Markovian Process: Neural Networks
and Other Similar

Systems".

**RESEARCH POSITIONS:**

**2017 - present:** Professor of Condensed Matter Physics at Department of

Electromagnetism and Physics of Matter,
University of Granada, Spain. Research topics:

Neurophysics, neuroscience,
computatinal neuroscience, biophysics, cellular and subcellular

biophysics, dynamical systems, nonlinear science, chaos and synchronization phenomena,

models of biologically inspired neural networks,
statistical mechanics of neural networks.

**2009 - 2017:** Associate professor (Tenured) at Department of

Electromagnetism and Physics of Matter,
University of Granada, Spain. Research topics:

Neurophysics, neuroscience,
computatinal neuroscience, biophysics, cellular and subcellular

biophysics, dynamical systems, nonlinear science, chaos and synchronization phenomena,

models of biologically inspired neural networks,
statistical mechanics of neural networks.

**2005 - 2009:** Associate professor (I3 contract) at Department of

Electromagnetism and Physics of Matter,
University of Granada, Spain. Research topics:

Dynamical systems,
nonlinear science, chaos and synchronization phenomena,
models of biologically

inspired neural networks,
dynamics in ensembles of chaotic neurons,
spatio-temporal

information encoding,
statistical mechanics of neural networks.
Modeling cellular and subcellular

processes like calcium dynamics,
synaptic transmission, etc. Modeling electrical activity in cells.

Influence of topology on attractor neural networks.

**2001 - 2005:**Postdoctoral position ("Ramon y Cajal" contract) at Department of

Electromagnetism and Physics of Matter,
University of Granada, Spain. Research topics:

Dynamical systems,
nonlinear science, chaos and synchronization phenomena,
models of biologically

inspired neural networks,
dynamics in ensembles of chaotic neurons,
spatio-temporal

information encoding,
statistical mechanics of neural networks.
Modeling cellular and subcellular

processes like calcium dynamics,
synaptic transmission, etc. Modeling electrical activity in cells.

Influence of topology on attractor neural networks.

**2000 - 2001:**Postdoctoral position at Department of Electromagnetism and Physics of Matter,

University of Granada, Spain. Research topics: Dynamical systems,
nonlinear science, chaos

and synchronization phenomena,
models of biologically inspired neural networks,
dynamics in

ensembles of chaotic neurons,
spatio-temporal information encoding,
statistical mechanics of

neural networks.
Modeling cellular and subcellular processes like calcium dynamics,
synaptic

transmission, etc. Modeling electrical activity in cells.

**1999 - 2000: **Postdoctoral position at Department of Medical Physics and Biophysics,

University of Nijmegen,
The Netherlands. Research topics: Dynamical systems, nonlinear science,

chaos, models of
biologically inspired neural networks, dynamics in
ensembles of chaotic

neurons,spatio-temporal information encoding, statistical mechanics of neural networks.

**1997 - 1999: **Postdoctoral position at Institute for Nonlinear
Science, University of California at

San Diego, USA. Research topics: Dynamical systems, nonlinear science,
chaos, models of

biologically inspired neural networks, "coarse-grained" dynamics in
ensembles of chaotic

neurons,spatio-temporal information encoding.

**1997 : **Postdoctoral position (University of Granada Research
Fellow) at Institute "Carlos I" for

Theoretical and Computational Physics, University of Granada, Spain.
Research topics: Statistical

physics of disordered systems far from the equilibrium, modeling neural
networks and spin-glasses,

non-equilibrium statistical mechanics.

**1993 - 1997: **F.P.D. e I. Research Fellow at Applied Physics Department,
University of Granada,

Spain. Research topics: Statistical physics of some disordered systems
far from the equilibrium,

modeling neural networks and spin-glasses, non-equilibrium statistical
mechanics.

**1990 - 1992: **M.E.C. Assistant Fellow at Modern Physics Department,
University of Granada,

Spain. Research topics: Special functions, orthogonal polynomials,
quantum and nuclear physics,

density's functional theory.

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