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J. Miguel Rubi is Professor of Condensed Matter Physics in the Department of Fundamental Physics at the University of Barcelona. He graduated in Physics from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and obtained a PhD in Physics with Summa Cum Laude.  He was a postdoc of Professor Peter Mazur at the University of Leiden, working on non-equilibrium fluctuation theories. He has been Director of Departament, Chairman of the Physics Program of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation and he is a Spanish Representative for the EU Programs. Since 1996, he is the Director of the Sitges Conference on Statistical Physics. In 2003, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awarded him the von Humboldt Prize for his contributions to the theory of stochastic processes, and in 2003 the University of Trondheim awarded him the Onsager Medal for his contributions to non-equilibrium thermodynamics. He was appointed CAS Fellow 2007/2008 by the Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy os Sciences and Letters. In 2008, he was awarded a prestigious Research Intensification Award by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, and currently holds the ICREA Academia Prize (2010), awarded by the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats. He has been appointed Onsager Professor at the University of Trondheim, Sandoval Vallarta Professor at UAM, Marcos Moshinsky Professor at UNAM and Institute of Physics Professor at San Luis Potosí of Mexico. In 2012 and 2013 he was Visiting Professor at CETHIL-INSA, Lyon, and in 2014 he was Visiting Professor at L’École Polytechnique, Paris. Professor Miguel Rubi was appointed Leverhulme Professor at Imperial College, London in 2013-14. In 2016, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU awarded him the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa. In 2017, the Jagiellonian University at Krakow awarded him the ´Plus Ratio Quan Vis Medal´.

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