University of Barcelona
Founded in 1450, The University of Barcelona is ranked within the top few Universities in Spain, in terms of both, the quality of teaching it offers and the productivity and quality of research carried out by its members. It is the only Spanish University to appear on the list of the world’s 200 best Universities (The Times Higher Education Supplement). The UB has 109 departments and more than 5,000 full-time researchers, technicians and research assistants, most of whom work in the UB’s 249 research groups as recognized and supported by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan Government).
The UB node of NANOTRANS involves both the Physics and Chemistry departments. It represents a strong, interdisciplinary group of researchers.
The group of I. Pagonabarraga develops its research in theoretical and computational non-equilibrium statistical physics and soft matter.