Department: Física de la Tierra y Astrofísica

Faculty: Ciencias Físicas

Centre/Institute: Instituto de Geociencias

Area: Physics of the Earth

Research group: Estructura y dinámica de la tierra, técnicas de GPS y estudios ionosféricos


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Maurizio Mattesini (Empoli, Florence, Italy) received his PhD in Physical-Chemistry of Condensed Matter at the University of Bordeaux (France) in 2001. Later was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Condensed Matter Theory Group at the Uppsala University (Sweden) and in 2003 joined the Department of Physics of Condensed Matter at the Universidad Autonóma de Madrid (Spain). In 2005 started a 5-years Senior Research Fellowship (Ramón y Cajal) at the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM, Spain), becoming Associate Professor in 2010. Since January 2021, he is a Full Professor at the Department of Earth’s Physics and Astrophysics of the UCM and a Research Fellow of the Institute of Geosciences (IGEO, Spain). Most of his research has been focused on understanding the Physical Properties of the Earth’s Inner Core from a multi-disciplinary point of view.