Mr. Rolf Tarrach Siegel

President of the European University Association (EUA)

Rolf Tarrach Siegel is a theoretical physicist and president of the European University Association (EUA). He was professor at the University of Luxembourg, of which he is rector emeritus. A PhD from the University of Barcelona, he was professor of Theoretical Physics at the universities of Valencia and Barcelona, where he held numerous academic positions. He has also been an advisor on scientific matters to the Autonomous Government of Catalonia and the Congress of Deputies. Specialised in elementary particles theory, quantum mechanics and quantum information theory, Rolf Tarrach was president of the Higher Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) between 2000 and 2003. In addition to holding the Cross of Alfonso X the Learned and the Commandery Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic, he has been awarded numerous national and international prizes, and holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Saint Petersburg.


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