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Ralph Gregor Andrzejak

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Ralph Gregor Andrzejak was born in Germany (1970) and studied physics at the University Bonn, Germany. He wrote his Diploma (1997) and PhD thesis in physics (2001). During these theses he was member of the Neurophysics group of K. Lehnertz and C.E. Elger (Department of Physics and Department of Epileptology, University Bonn, Germany). During his PhD he spent a research stay at the Neurodynamics research group of S.J. Schiff at the George Mason University, Fairfax, USA (1999). After his PhD he carried out a first postdoc with the Complex Systems research group of P. Grassberger at the Research Centre Jülich, Germany (2002-2004). Awarded with a Feodor Lynen-fellowship from the German Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, he carried out a second postdoc with the Computational Neuroscience group headed by G. Deco (2005-2006) at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Subsequently, he successfully carried out a tenure-track appointment at this Department granted by the Spanish Ramón y Cajal program (2007-2011). Since 2011, he is an associate professor at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. A total of 64 publications of Ralph G. Andrzejak are indexed in the ISI Web of Science. These are 45 journal articles published in leading journals of physics, neuroscience, neurology, and engineering as well as 17 conference contributions and 2 editorial articles. In the ISI-Web of Science this work receives more than 3100 citations (h-index: 26; ISI Researcher ID: H-7923-2012). In Google Scholar the publications of Dr. Andrzejak reach more than 5600 citations (h-index: 31). Dr. Andrzejak has made more than 50 conference presentations, in the majority talks. He was furthermore co-author of some 60 conference talks and posters. Altogether, his work was presented at 73 conferences in 18 different countries. In addition to his conference talks, Dr. Andrzejak gave more than 30 invited scientific seminars or tutorial lectures at international universities, research institutions, and international advanced schools.