The experts who take part in the Chair are scholars, in law, economics and political science, who conduct their research in telecommunications and Internet Policy from the Barcelona’s metropolitan area universities. The network is still open. New experts will join the Chair next months.
Joan is Communications Law Professor at the Universitat Ramon Llull and Law Consultant at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). At present, he is Representative of Freedom and Media at Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). He has been Public Law Professor at the Universitat de Barcelona and Visiting Research at the Universitá di Bologna and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of New York. His has been General Secretary at the Consell del Audivisual de Catalunya (CAC). His areas of research are: public services, regulation, Audiovisual law, Communications law, Data Protection, Internet Regulation and Electronic Government. He is PhD in Law from the Universitat de Barcelona and Master for the European Public Law Academy.
Ángel is professor in Economic History at the University of Barcelona. He has published papers on telecommunications history in Spain, in particular about the Telefónica’s history. His main research interests are: telecommunications history (telephone, telegraph, and submarine cables), technological diffusion and business history. He received his PhD in Modern and Contemporary History from the Universitat de Barcelona.
Joan is associate Professor in Economics at the Universitat de Barcelona. He has published several papers on telecommunications regulation, interconnection and universal service. His publications include the edited books Mas Allá de Mercado. Las políticas de servicio universal en América Latina (Bellaterra, 2009) with Jacint Jordana and Antón Costas. He has a PhD in Economics from the Universitat de Barcelona and a Master in Economics from the University College of London (UCL).
José María is lecturer in Political Science in the Department of Political Science at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Also, he is the founder and Scientific Director of Evaluatel, a Business Intelligence and Data analysis firm. Previously, he was a doctoral researcher at Telefónica I+D and a visiting researcher at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI), at Columbia University. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
Luis is Associate Professor in Communications Policy at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and Visiting Researcher at Inria, France. He has extensively worked with Cátedra Jean Monnet de Política de Telecomunicaciones y Sociedad de la Información en la Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (2000-2006) chaired by Dr. Antonio Alabau. He has been ICT consultant for the United Nations Development Programm (UNDP). He has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV).
Jacint is Full Professor in Political Science and Government at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He has been Visiting Professor at the Australian National University, Wissenschafts Zentrum Berlin and the University of California in San Diego. At present, he is Director at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI). His main research areas are comparative public policy analysis, in particular focused on regulatory policies and specialized institutions, collective action, social capital and difussion process. He has a PhD in Economics from the Universitat de Barcelona (UB).
Elisenda is Full Professor in Public Law at the Universitat de Barcelona (UB). Member of the board at Consell de l’Audiovisual de Catalunya (CAC) since 2008. Previously, she has been Visiting Professor at Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris II – Panthéon-Assas, Milan, Florence, and La Sapienza in Roma. She has extensively written about economic regulation, public services, telecommunications liberalization, audiovisual reform and independent authorities. She received her PhD in Public Law from the Universitat de Barcelona (UB).
Miquel is Associate Profesor of the Technology Department at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Director in the NeTS Research Group at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Dr. Oliver has written moret han 50 technical publications. He has edited two books and has three patents. His articles have received the following awards: MACOM 2010, ISWCS 2009), and EUNICE 2008. Indeed, he has two distincions Jaume Vicens Vives, Education Quality, in 2005 and 2006, given by the regional government. His is PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC).
David is Associate Professor in Political Science and Government at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. His research has been focused on regulatory policies, public intervention for Information Society diffusion and the New Public Management Strategies. He has been adviser in consultancy projects for European and Latin American public administrations. He has experience as evaluator in research and development. He holds his PhD in Political Science from the Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona and his master in Public Management from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.