Angel Rubio - Curriculum Vitae#

  • University of Valladolid, Spain, Ph.D. in Physics, “Summa Cum Laude”, 1991
  • University of Valladolid, Spain, B.S. in Physics, “Summa Cum Laude”, 1988

  • More than 300 publications with over 28000 ISI Web of Science (H-index=82; 2,500 cites per year and growing). Although citation count is only one measure, it illustrates quite convincingly that he is having a truly exceptional impact on his field. 65 papers over 100 cites (5 over 1000 cites).Note that 40 of his publications are ranked as “Highly Cited Papers”
  • Originator of the widely-use ab initio computational materials research open-source project octopus ( It simulates the dynamics of electrons and nuclei under the influence of time-dependent field, used by more than 600 groups worldwide.
  • Editor of three books on nanotechnologies plus two fundamental books on Lecture Notes in Physics: TDDFT, Springer Verlag 706 (2006) and ``Fundamentals of Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory", Springer Verlag Vol. 837 (2012)
  • More than 200 invited talks, 60 Colloquium; numerous science outreach talks and press releases.
  • American Physical Society “Phys Author Rank Algorithm” : top 0.3%.

  • Gated-controlled light-emitting device made of BN nanotubes with defects, UPV/EHU (2011); (201130228, ID02207561); US-2014-0014900-A1)
  • Field emission source with BN nanotubes, Universidad de Valladolid, P-9802690 (2001).

  • Member of the judging panel for the CECAM Berni J. Alder prize (2016)
  • Evaluator for the Office of Science Early Career Research Program, Office of Basic Energy Sciences U. S. Department of Energy (2016)
  • Member of the 2015 Tsungming Tu Award (TTA), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Taiwan
  • Panel Member for the Russian Science Foundation (RSF), the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) (2015)
  • Panel Member for the Francqui Prize, Belgium (2015)
  • Member of the "Centro de excelencia en Nanociencia Molecular ISIC-NANO", Valencia (2012-)
  • Referee for the Academy of Finland Academy Professor evaluation (2011-)
  • Panel member Prize Polish Foundation for Science in Chemistry and Material Science (2013-)
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Centro de Física Computacional Coimbra, Portugal (2011-)
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Leibniz-Institut IFW-Dresden (2008, 2011)
  • Member of the BIFI "Instituto de Biocomputación y física de sistemas complejos", Zaragoza, Spain, since January 2008.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Psi-k: UK Charity Commision (Psi-K-1126308) and founded director of
  • European Science Foundation (ESF) Pool of Reviews 2008.
  • Organizer of more than 50 International Workshops and Schools.
  • Structural contributions to the scientific community: He is one of the founding directors of the European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility (ETSF) ( where he is now the Vicepresident for Scientific Development in San Sebastián. The ETSF is a research and knowledge center dealing with problems of spectroscopy and the properties of electronic excited states in matter. It provides support and service to research in academic, government and industrial laboratories in interdisciplinary domains such as condensed matter physics, chemistry, biology, materials and nano/bio-science.
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