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Dr.  DURAN PORTAS, MIGUEL

Plana personal

Categoria
CATEDRÀTIC D'UNIVERSITAT
Departament
QUÍMICA
Àrea de coneixement
QUÍMICA FÍSICA
Institut
INSTITUT DE QUÍMICA COMPUTACIONAL I CATÀLISI
Grup de recerca
Química teòrica i Modelatge i Enginyeria molecular
ORCID PRC:
0000-0002-9099-3012

Currículum abreujat

Sisplau noteu que em dic Miquel (Miquel Duran Portas). Trobareu informació meva a http://miquelduran.net

TweetCV: University professor. Research in Quantum Chemistry. Digital Science Communication, Magic and Science, MOOCs, TEDx events, Open Knowledge  
Assessing Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education and Chemistry. Understanding Quantum Computation in Quantum Chemistry

Més enllà de la docència i de la recerca...

Visual timeline

My activity through my academic life is visualized in simple graphics, on my pre-UdG period, on my activity on service, research, teaching innovation, science communication, and other, and more specifically on science communication.

Short CV

Miquel Duran (Ph.D. UAB, postdoc UC Berkeley) is Full Professor at the University of Girona since 1992. He has being conducting research within the Institute of Computational Chemistry and Catalysis, with more than 200 papers published in Quantum Chemistry. His computational field deals with weak molecular interactions, molecular two-electron densities, and nonlinear electric properties of molecules. He is involved actively in the clever use of IT and Web 2.0 tools within university envirnoment and Science Communication. He promoted the "LaQuimica.Net" project to bring university and high-school students closer. Currently he leads projects on digital communication and public outreach within the Cathedra for Science Culture and Digital Communication. He is the organizer of the series of events TEDxUdG, and has recently coordinated the MOOC "Scientific Research 2.0.1: key processes in a digital society", within the MiriadaX platform - now he is preparing a new MOOC on the interplay between Magic and Science. In2016, the Regional Governement of Catalonia awarded him the Medal for Scientific and Technological Merit. He has been Vicerector for Academic Personnel, Vicerector for Science Policy, Vicerector for Strategic Planning, and Comissionate of the Rector for Program UdG 2.0. Currently he is the Director of the Departament of Chemistry. The Regional Government of Catalonia awarded him the Medal for Scientic and Technologic Merit.

Informal CV

Miquel Duran (@miquelduran, http://miquelduran.net) is professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Girona and a researcher in Quantum Chemistry. Fostering Internet tools in science communication, a few years ago a short course in magic opened him an amazing world to connect Magic and Science. He promotes actively Open Knowledge, is friends with MOOCs, organizes TEDxUdG events - and rides an MTB in his leisure time. His preferred quote belongs to "Le Petit Prince": "Tu sais, quand on est tellement triste, on aime les couchers de soleil". And his own “This is me and my digital circumstances". Moreover, he has been awarded a medal for his longstanding Science activity.