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Professor of Materials Physics at the Universidad Autónoma (Madrid)(1978-2006).
At present he is research collaborator at UAM, and Professor Emeritus at the EPS- U. San Pablo CEU, Madrid. He worked as Senior Scientist in the PRNC (1962-1975) and as research collaborator in Brookhaven National Laboratory (1964-65) Previously or simultaneouly he was teacher or professor at the universities of Salamanca(1959-62), UPR Mayaguez(1962-75), UPR Río Piedras (1975-76),Puerto Rico, and Barcelona (1976-77).
President Asociacion Espanola Ciencia y Cultura:
Author of books on Phase Transitions, Solid State Spectroscopies, Ferroelectricity, Cosmology, Philosophy and History of Science, and on various vital, cultural, religious and scientific subjects.
He was elected member of the Advisory European (1979- )and International(1981- ) Commitees on Ferroelectricity and Member of the advisory board of the international Journals "Ferroelectrics" and "Phase Transitions"
In 2003 he received the "Cruz de Alfonso X el Sabio", Encomienda de Caballero.
In 2006 he was made Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of the Basque Country, Bilbao (Spain)
He has been privileged to collaborate/publish with four Noble Prize Physics winners: K.A.Müller(Zurich),V.Ginzburg(Moscow),J.C.Mather(NASA) and G.F.Smoot(Berkeley)