Participation in the research project number MTM2017-82740-P of the MEC
(Spanish Government) for the period 1/2018 - 12/2021. Title: "Geometric Methods in Group Theory".
Main researcher: E.
Ventura.
Participation in the research project number MDM-2014-0445 of the
MEC (Spanish Government) for the period 1/2015 - 12/2018, developped by
the Barcelona Graduate School of
Mathematics (BGSMath).
Research stay project number PRX16/00313 of the Spanish Government for the
period 9/2016 - 1/2017. Working place:
Southampton University
(England).
Participation in the research project number MTM2014-54896-P of the MEC
(Spanish Government) for the period 1/2015 - 12/2017. Title: "Geometric Methods in Group Theory".
Main researcher: E.
Ventura.
Participation in the research project number MTM2011-25955 of the MEC
(Spanish Government) for the period 1/2012 - 12/2014. Title: "Geometric Methods in Group Theory".
Main researcher: E.
Ventura.
Research stay project number PR2010-0321 of the Spanish Government for the
period 8/2010 - 12/2010. Working place:
CRM-Montréal (Canada).
Participation in the research project number
MTM2008-01550 of the MCI (Spanish Government) for the period
1/2009 - 12/2011. Title: "Geometric Methods in Group Theory".
Main researcher: E.
Ventura.
Participation in the research project number MTM2006-13544-C02 of the
MEC
(Spanish Government) for the period
10/2006 - 9/2008. Title: "Geometry of Dehn problems for finitely
presented groups".
Main researcher: E. Ventura.
Participation in the research project HF2006-0239 (Acción Integrada
Hispano-Francesa) of the MEC for the period 1/2007 - 12/2008. Title: "Automata
and free groups". Main researcher:
E. Ventura.
Participation in the research projects numbers BFM2003-06613,
BFM2000-0354, PB96-1152, PB93-0900 and PB90-0719 of the Spanish Government
for the periods 1/2004 - 12/2006, 12/2000 - 12/2003, 11/1997 - 12/2000, 7/1994 - 7/1997 and 8/1991 - 8/1994,
respectively. Title: "Group actions in low dimensional CW-complexes".
Main researcher: W. Dicks.
Participation in the research project ACI-013 (Acció Integrada) of the Generalitat de
Catalunya for the period 1/2003 - 12/2003. Title: "The lattice of subgroups of the
free group". Main researcher:
E. Ventura. Renewed for the
period 1/2004 - 12/2004.
Participation in the research project HF2001-0054 (Acción Integrada Hispano-Francesa)
of the DGI for the period 1/2002 - 12/2003. Title: "Automata and the geometry of
Out(F_n)". Main researcher:
J. Burillo.
Participation in the research project ACI-041 (Acció Integrada) of the Generalitat de
Catalunya for the period 1/2002 - 12/2002. Title: "Amenability of Thompson's group".
Main researcher:
J. Burillo.
Renewed for the periods 1/2003 - 12/2003 and 1/2004 - 12/2004.
Postdoctoral stay project number 2001BEAI400176 of the Generalitat de Catalunya for the
period 1/2001 - 11/2001. Title: "Morphisms of free groups and their fixed
points".
Member of the Scientific Committee of the conference
Geometric and Asymptotic
Group Theory with Applications (GAGTA-10) held at Stevens Institute
of Technology (USA)
from June 12th to 18th, 2016.
Organizer of the worksop "Geometric,
Asymptotic, Combinatorial Group Theory with Applications (GAGTA-4), held in Montreal (Canada) from August 15th to 19th, 2010 as an activity
of the thematic semester "Geometric, Combinatorial and Computational
Group Theory" of the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (CRM-Canada).
Co-organizer of the CRM research
thematic activity
Mathematics and Digital Content Security (funded by
MATHEMATICA/CONSOLIDER
INGENIO 2010)
running from September 2006 to October 2007.
Co-organizer of the special session "Geometric
Methods in Group Theory" in the first joint AMS-RSME meeting held in Sevilla (Spain), June 18 to
21, 2003.
Laboratoire bordelais de recherche en informatique (LaBRI),
Université Bordeaux I. Place:
Bordeaux, France. Period: 27/3/2006 - 11/04/2006 and 31/5/2006 - 10/6/2006.
Universita Degli Studi di Perugia (summer course organized by the
Scuola Matematica Interuniversitaria).
Place: Perugia (Italy). Period: 7/24/1988 - 8/27/1988.
Universita Degli Studi di Perugia (summer course organized by the
Scuola Matematica Interuniversitaria).
Place: Perugia (Italy). Period: 7/31/1989 - 9/2/1989.
Direction of teaching/research projects:
PhD thesis direction at the
UPC PhD programme.
Student: Mallika Roy (felowship from
BGSMath). Date: work in
progress.
PhD thesis direccion at the
UPC PhD programme:
"Extensions of free groups: algebraic, geometric, and algorithmic aspects"
(PDF)
Student: Jordi Delgado. Defense date: September 15th, 2017. Grade: "excel·lent cum
laude".
Direction of the project "An introduction to Homotopy Type
Theory"
(PDF) at the
Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística
of the UPC. Student: Tomàs Martínez. Date:
June 26, 2016.
Direction of the project "A calculator for the lattice of
subgroups of a free group" (PDF) at the
Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística
of the UPC. Student: Ángel García. Date:
July 17, 2015.
Direction of the project "Algorithmic problems about
subgroups of free groups" (PDF) at the
Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística
of the UPC. Student: Guillermo Santamaria. Date:
September 2013.
Direction of the masters project "Extensions de l'algorisme
clàssic de Whitehead" (PDF) at the
Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística
of the
UPC. Student: Borja de Balle Pigem. Date:
January 2009.
J.M. Brunat, E. Ventura, Informació
i Codispublished as number 114 of the collection "Politext",
Edicions UPC, september 2001, (393 pages). ISBN:
84-8301-528-5. Project awarded at the seventh edition of the "Ajuts a l'elaboració
de material docent", UPC, 1999.
M. Alsina, C. Busqué, E. Ventura, "500 Problemes d'Àlgebra" (157
pages), published in 11/1990.
Secretary member of a jury for PhD research projects at the Facultat
de Matemàtiques i Estadística (FME) de la UPC, 6/2018 (Maximilian Wötzel).
Secretary member of a jury for assigning parttime jobs at UPC, 6/16
and 3/17.
"External examiner" of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctiral
Program in Mathematics of the
University of Southampton, 6/16 (Dionysios Syrigos).
President of a degree committee of the Facultat de Matemàtiques i
Estadística (FME) from
UPC, 5/2016 (Adrià Balcàzar, Glòria
Castellví, Francesc Gispert, i Oriol Ventura)
President of a degree committee of the Escola Politècnica Superior
d'Enginyeria de Manresa (EPSEM)
from UPC, 9/2015 (M. Llovet)
Deputy member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UV, 9/2015 (Orieta Liriano).
Deputy member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UAB, 9/2014 (Simone Virili).
Deputy member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UAB, 9/2013 (Joan Bosa).
Member of a jury for a PhD proposal corresponding to the Doctoral
Program in Mathematics at the UPC, 7/2013 (E. López).
Secretary of a degree committee of the Facultat de Matemàtiques i
Estadística from UPC, 7/2012 (A. Garreta).
Member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Université Marseille,
6/2012 (F. Ibrahim).
Secretary of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UAB, 11/2011 (E. Rodríguez).
Deputy member of a of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the Euskal Herriko
Unibertsitatea, 10/2011 (A. Zugadi).
Secretary of a master's degree committee corresponding to the Master's
Program in Mathematics at the UPC, 7/2011 (J. Delgado).
President of a master's degree committee corresponding to the Master's
Program in Mathematics at the UPC, 3/2011 (E. López).
Deputy member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UAB, 7/2010 (Y. Antolín).
President of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UAB, 6/2009 (L. Bacardit).
President of a master's degree committee corresponding to the Master's
Program in Mathematics at the UPC, 7/2009 (A. Fossas).
Secretary of a master's degree committee corresponding to the Master's
Program in Mathematics at the UPC, 3/2009 (B. Balle).
Member of a sub-PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in
Mathematics of the UAB, 10/2006 (L. Bacardit).
Member of a sub-PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in
Mathematics of the UAB, 9/2006 (Y. Antolin).
Member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in
Mathematics of the UAB, 6/2006 (R. Martí).
Member of the jury for the Galois prize of the
SCM in 2006.
Member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Computer
Science of the UPV, 6/2003 (A. Cano).
Member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UAB, 6/2003 (G. Bastardas).
Member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UPC, 4/2000 (J.
Gimbert).
Deputy member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UAB, 4/1998 (M.
Chas).
Deputy member of a PhD committee corresponding to the Doctoral Program in Mathematics of
the UPC, 5/1997. (j.A. Rodríguez)
"Stallings graphs for (free abelian)-by-free groups", talk at
the "Strukturtheorie-seminar" in the
Institut für
Diskrete Mathematik, Graz (Austria), 2/2018.
PDF
"The conjugacy problem and other algorithmically related problems",
plenary tallk at the first "Edimburg Mathematical Society - Societat
Catalana de Matemàtiques joint meeting", Barcelona (Catalunya), 5/2015.
PDF
"Orbit decidability and the conjugacy problem in groups", at
the Algebra Seminar in Oxford (England), 2/2014.
PDF
"Using graphs to understand the lattice of subgroups of a free
group", at the algebra seminar of
Aalto University, Helsinki
(Finland), 9/2013. PDF
"Most groups are hyperbolic... or trivial? It depends on the
glasses in use...", Algebra seminar, Moscow State University, Moscow
(Russia), 1/2013. PDF
"Finite automata for Schreier graphs of virtually free groups",
at the Fribourg Weekend in Group Theory, Fribourg (Switzerland), 5/2012.
PDF.
"Automaton groups with unsolvable conjugacy problem", at the
meeting SAMS-AMS in Port Elizabeth (SouthAfrica), 11/2011.
PDF
Membre of the Board of the Iberian Network on Group Theory (IBG).
Participation in the ICE-UPC project "Material didàctic amb
l'equivalència entre el llenguatge verbal i simbòlic per a l'aprenentatge
en anglès de continguts tècnics". Coordinator: M. Alsina.