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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:

2009 - Present: 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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