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Ralph Gregor Andrzejak
Ralph Gregor Andrzejak is head of the nonlinear signal analysis group at our department. He was born in Germany (1970) and studied physics at the University Bonn, Germany. He wrote his physics 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 Ramón y Cajal tenure-track appointment at this Department (2007-2011). Since 2011, he is an associate professor at the Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. A total of 56 publications of Ralph G. Andrzejak are indexed in the ISI Web of Science (including 1 article in press pending to be listed). These are 38 journal articles published in leading journals of physics, neuroscience, neurology, and engineering as well as 17 conference contributions and 1 editorial article. In the ISI-Web of Science the 38 printed articles receive more than 2200 citations (h-index: 21; ISI Researcher ID: H-7923-2012). In Google Scholar the publications of Dr. Andrzejak reach more than 4100 citations (h-index: 28). Dr. Andrzejak has made more than 35 conference presentations, in the majority talks. He was furthermore co-author of more than 50 conference talks and posters. Altogether, his work was presented at 53 conferences in 16 different countries. In addition to his conference talks, the Dr. Andrzejak gave more than 30 invited scientific seminars or tutorial lectures at international universities, research institutions, and international advanced schools.