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Josep Diaz#

Diaz
Josep Diaz is Professor in Computer Science at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

Born:
March 15,1950
PhD (Doctor en Ciencias) from Universidad de Valencia, 1982

Present and Previous Positions:
1984 -today Full Professor in Computer Science at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC)
1979-1984 Lecturer at the UPC
1977-1979 Instructor of Mathematics at the Riverside City College
1975-1977 Scholarship at the Computer Science Lab. in the Mathematics Department of the University of California Riverside

Fields of Scholarship:
Theoretical Computer Science
Randomized Techniques in Combinatorics and Graph Theory
Complexity Theory
Algorithms for Data Spreading in Large Dynamic Networks
Approximation Algorithms
Game Theory

Honours and Awards:
Member of Academia Europaea 2012
Spanish National Prize in Computer Science, Jose Garca Santesmases (2011)
Senior Distinction for the promotion of the research given by the Catalan Government (2002)

Positions in International Scientific Organizations:
2010 - 2013: Member of the Gödel Award Committee
2005 - 2008: One of the four external members in the Advisory Committee for the Japanese initiative New Horizonts in Computing
1999-2003: Member of the advisory body of the Inamory Foundation, for the Kyoto Prize
1997-2002: President of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science
1997-2002: Member of the executive committee of ACM-SIGACT
1995-1997: Vice-president of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science
1998-2008: Spanish representative in the TC-1 of IFIP

Also: 2006-today: Editor-in-Chief, of Computer Science Reviews (Elsevier)
1998-today: Member of the editorial board of Theoretical Computer Science (Elsevier)
1986-1990: Member of the editorial board of Theoretical Informatics and Applications (Dunod)
1991-2001: Member of the editorial board of Journal of Universal Computer Science

Conference organization and/or Chair of the PC:

ICALP, ESA, RANDOM, CIAC, CAAP, TAP-SOFT.

EC Research Projects:

Josep Diaz has been the General Coordinator of a large European Project COMBSTRU (2002-2006), and the main local researcher/leader in the EC projects: WISEBED (2008-2011), FRONTS (2008-2011), DELIS (2004-2008) COMBSTRU (2002-2006) (in this one General Coordinator), FLAGS (2002-2004), ALCOM-FT (1999-2003), ALCOM-IT (1995-1998), ALCOM-II (1992-1994), ALCOM(1989-1992).