Born in Madrid, Spain, January 29th, 1953. B. Sc. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1975. Ph. D. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1980. Current employer, Imdea Nanociencia, Madrid, Spain, and Donostia International Physics Center, San Sebastian, Spain. Theoretical condensed matter physicist, with contributions to many areas, including statistical mechanics and materials science.

Research Interests

Emphasis on two dimensional materials. Special interest in systems made up of different layers twisted with respect to each other.

Membership Type

International Member

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Primary Section

Section 33: Applied Physical Sciences

Secondary Section

Section 13: Physics