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Encounters with the CONEX fellows


The CONEX programme has launched the dissemination initiative: "CONEX Meetings", to introduce new researchers. It will be a great opportunity for partners and  stakeholders in their field of research to know the projects that will be conducted over three years at UC3M. Following the presentation, there will be some time to meet and chat with the Fellows personally while sharing breakfast in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Meeting with Saúl Martínez Bermejo - June 13, 2016

Saúl Martínez

Meeting with the CONEX Fellow Saúl Martínez-Bermejo (Experienced Professor), and his mentor Enrique Villalba ( "Miguel de Unamuno" Culture and Technology Institute), will present his research project: “Sound and Silence in Early Modern Iberian Empires, 1480-1650”

Fecha:  2:00 pm; June 13, 2016

Lugar:  18.1.A02 Room, Campus de Getafe.


Meeting with Christopher T. Meir, and Roger L. Martínez-Dávila - June 7, 2016

Roger L. Martínez-Dávila

Meeting with the CONEX Fellows Christopher T. Meir (Experienced Professor), and Roger L. Martínez-Dávila (Experienced Professor) as well as with their mentors José Fco. Cerdán ( Journalism and Audiovisual Communication Department) and Jaime Alvar ( "Julio Caro Baroja" Historiography Institute), will present their research projects: “Global Citizen Scholars: Energizing English and Spanish-Speaking Humanists to Advance Knowledge and Act” (Roger L. Martínez-Dávila) and “StudioCanal and the Making of a European Major” (Christopher T. Meir).

Date: 9:30 am; June 7, 2016

Location: Sala Club de profesores. Rectorado Building. Campus de Getafe.



Meeting with María Dolores Sánchez Galera, Migle Laukyte and Leone Niglia - 17 de Marzo de 2016

Encuentro María Dolores Sánchez Galera, Migle Laukyte y Leone Niglia

Meeting with the CONEX Fellows María Dolores Sánchez Galera (Experienced), Migle Laukyte (Experienced) and Leone Niglia (Very Experienced); as well as their mentors: Luciano José Parejo Alfonso  ("Pascual Madoz" Institute of Land, Urbanism and Environment), Manuel Ignacio Feliú Rey (Private Law Department) and Francisco Javier Ansuátegui Roig (Bartolomé de las Casas Institute), will present their projects: ”Environment and Energy Law: The Power of integrating legislation to generate sustainable development. The case of renewable energy in Spain and Italy, a comparative approach in the European Union context” (María Dolores Sánchez Galera), “ALLIES: Artificially InteLLigent EntitIES” (Migle Laukyte) and “AEPL: The Afro-European Encounter---Of Private” (Leone Niglia).

Date: 9:30 am; March 17 2016

Location: Teachers’ Club Room. Rectorado Building. Campus de Getafe.

Pictures of the meeting

Encuentro con Timothy Murphy y Gavin Rae / CELEBRADO

Encuentro Timothy Murphy Gavin Rae

Meeting with the CONEX Fellows  Timothy Murphy (Very Experienced Professor), and Gavin Rae (Experienced Professor), as well as with their mentors José María Sauca (International Law, Ecclesiastical Law and Philosophy of Law Department) and Antonio Gómez Ramos (Humanities: Philosophy, Languages, and Literary Theory Department), who will present their research projects: “Reason as a limit on the authority of law” (Timothy Murphy) and  “Sovereignty and Law: Between Ethics and Politics” (Gavin Rae).

Fecha: 9:30 am; January 2016.

Lugar: Sala Club de profesores. Rectorado Building. Campus de Getafe.

Pictures of the meeting


Meeting with Michele Curnis - May 19, 2015

Michele Curni

Meeting with the CONEX Fellow Michele Curnis, and his mentor Francisco Lisi, from the Institute of Classical Studies on Society and Politics "Lucio Anneo Séneca", will present his research project: "Pol.Ar.Iber.A: Handwritten and Printed Tradition of Politics by Aristotle in the Iberian Area". 

Date: 10am; May 19, 2015

Location: Teachers' Club Room, Rectorado Building. Campus Getafe.

Pictures of the meeting

Meeting with Yacine Babou -April 30, 2015


Meeting with the CONEX Fellow Yacine Babou (Experienced Professor)  and his Mentor Eduardo Ahedo,  Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering Department, will present his research project: CRARF - Collisional - Radiative models development and validation for Aerospace Reactive Flows.

Date: 10 am; April 30, 2015

Location: Teachers’ Room, 3rd Floor Library “Rey Pastor”, Polytechnical School Campus Leganés.

Pictures of the meeting



Meeting with Robert Fishman, Alper Yalcinkaya and Konstantinos Kornetis - November 12, 2015

 Robert Fishman, Alper Yalcinkaya y Konstantinos Kornetis

Meeting with the CONEX Fellows: Robert Fishman (Very Experienced Professor), Alper Yalcinkaya (Experienced Professor) and Konstantinos Kornetis (Experienced Professor); as well as their Mentors Stefan Houpt (Social Sciences Department) y David García Hernán (Humanities: History, Geography and Art Department). They will present their research projects: “Dimensions of Democracy and their Determinants” (Robert Fishman), “Science, Religion and Citizenship in Turkey: A Historical-Comparative Study” (Alper Yalcinkaya) y  “Revisiting the Past and Present of the Spanish and Greek Transitions to Democracy” (Konstantinos Kornetis).

Date: 1:00 p.m; November 12, 2015
Location: Teachers' Club Room. Rectorado Building. Campus de Getafe.


Meeting Pictures

Encuentro con Sergio Velastín, Fontina Petrakopoulou, Stavros Athanasopoulos y Kalliopi Mylona– 28 de abril de 2016

Encuentro 28 de abril de 2016

Encuentro con los investigadores Sergio Velastín (Very Experienced), Fontina Petrakopoulou (Experienced), Stavros Athanasopoulos (Experienced), Kalliopi Mylona (Experienced), y sus mentores José Manuel Molina López (Departamento de Informática ), Domingo José Santana Santana (Departamento de Ingeniería Térmica y de Fluídos ), Carmen Inés Ballesterios Pérez(Departamento de Física) y Rosa Elvira Lillo Rodríguez (Departamento de Estadística)que presentarán su trayectoria y proyectos de investigación: “CLOSEVU - Close View Visual Understanding” (Sergio Velastín), “OPTIHYP - Optimization of Hybrid-Polygeneration Systems” (Fontina Petrakopoulou), “MODEST - Modelling Organic Devices, Excitation and Spin Transport” (Stavros Athanasopoulos), “MODEA - Advanced statistical data modeling of multi-stratum designs and their application” (Kalliopi Mylona). 

Fecha: 28 de abril a las 11:00 horas.

Lugar: Sala de Juntas de la Biblioteca. Edificio Rey Pastor. Campus de Leganés (3.3.B.01)


Meeting with Young-Ho Eom, Lucas Viani and Sheng Chen – March 4, 2016

Encuentros Youn-Ho Lucas Viani y Sheng

Meeting with the CONEX Fellows: Young-Ho Eom (Experienced), Lucas Viani (Experienced) y Sheng Chen (Experienced). As well as their mentors: Esteban Moro Egido (Departamento de Matemáticas) and Luis Francisco López Bonilla (Instituto Universitario sobre Modelización y Simulación en Fluidodinámica, Nanociencia y Matemática Industrial “Gregorio Millán Barbany”). Fellows will present their research projets: “Anticipating critical transitions: What makes abrupt changes in complex networked systems?” (Young-Ho Eom), “Treating Dynamic Processes Dynamically” (Lucas Viani), “A Novel Approach to Combustion Science to Accelerate Low-carbon Technological Shift” (Sheng Cheng).

Date: 11:00 am, March 4 2016

Location: Sala de Juntas, Library. Rey Pastor Building . Campus de Leganés (3.3.B.01)

Pictures of the meeting

Encuentro con Verena Berger , Immaculada Colomina and Katarzyna Nowack-McNeige - November 27, 2015


Meeting with the CONEX Fellows: Verena Berger (Very Experienced Professor), Immaculada Colomina (Experienced Professor) and Katarzyna Nowack-McNeige (Experienced Professor). As well as their mentors: Carlos Macía (Journalism and Audiovisual Department), Angel Bahamonde (Humanities: History, Geography and Art Department) y Julio Checa (Humanities: Philosophy, Language and Literature Theory Department). They will present their research projects: “Mobility, Time and Space in African, Asian and Latin American Road Movies” (Verena Berger), “The United States international relief policy for Spanish children and women refugees before the formation of the United Nations” (Immaculada Colomina) and “The Melancholy State of California: The Representation and Re-Evaluation of American Identity” (Katarzyna Nowack-McNeige).

Date: 9:30 am, 27 November 2015.

Location: Teachers' Club. Rectorado Building. Campus de Getafe

Pictures of the meeting

Meeting with Jussi Tohka and Juan Miguel Parra Robles - May 27, 2015

Encuentro con Jussi Tohka y Juan Miguel Parra Robles

Meeting with the CONEX Fellows Jussi Tohka (Very Experienced Professor), Juan Miguel Parra Robles (Experienced Professor) and their mentor Manuel Desco, from the Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering Department , will present their research projects:  "Machine learning in brain imaging" (Jussi Tohka) and "MN-MR/PET: Development of a Hybrid MultiNuclear-MRI/PET System for Preclinical Imaging"(Juan Miguel Parra).

Fecha: 27 de Mayo a las 9:30.

Lugar: Sala Consulta Profesores, 3º Planta de la Biblioteca “Rey Pastor”, Escuela Politécnica Campus Leganés.

Pictures of the meeting

Meeting with Jean-Yves Sánchez and Hai-Feng Li April 14, 2015

Jean-Yves Sánchez y Hai-Feng Li

Meeting with the CONEX Fellows Jean-Yves Sánchez (Very Experienced Professor), Hai-Feng Li (Experienced Professor) and their mentor Alejandro Varez, from the  Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering Department, will present their research projects: Advanced CAlcium BAtteries (Jean-Ives Sánchez) y New Advanced Materials and Related Neutron and Synchrotron X-ray Scattering Studies (Hai-Feng Li).

Date: 9:30 am April 14, 2015
Location: Teachers’ Room, 3rd Floor - Library “Rey Pastor”, Polytechnical School Campus Leganés

Pictures of the meeting with Hai-Feng Li

Pictures of the meeting with Jean-Yves Sánchez