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Rosa Donat, Vice-dean in the Faculty of Mathematics, new president of Sociedad Española de Matemática Aplicada (SEMA)

Rosa Donat.

Rosa Donat, Vice-dean in the Faculty of Mathematics, has been elected new president of Sociedad Española de Matemática Aplicada (*SEMA) Elections took place during the society’s assembly held in Gijón in June. SEMA, founded in 1991, has five hundred members.

Graduated with honours in Mathematics in 1983, she got a FullBright scholarship with a duration of 10 months in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of California (UCLA). She was admitted in the Mathematics doctoral programme (PhD) in September 1986, and also got the Master’s Degree in Arts in 1987.

Donat is tenured professor of the Universitat de València since 1993, and got the chair in 2008. She has published more than fifty research articles and directed four doctoral thesis. Rosa Donat has coordinated the Spanish node of three projects funded by the European Community, and has also been the principal investigator of national plan’s two projects. In addition, she has been deputy of ANEP (‘Evaluation and Futurology National Agency’) in the area of Applied Mathematics (2008-9-10) and SeMA’s vice chairperson.

Sociedad Española de Matemática Aplicada (Applied Mathematics Spanish Society, SEMA) was founded in 1991 at the initiative of a group of university professors from the faculties and engineering with the objective of contributing to the development of Mathematics related to its applications, thereby responding to the contemporary society’s reality: the increased and essential use of Mathematics in solving real-world problems regarding all possible areas in science and industry.



Last update: 20 de june de 2016 07:00.

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