Gustavo Deco

Gustavo Deco

Research Professor at the Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA) and Professor (Catedrático) at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF)

Gustavo Deco is Professor of Research at the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) and Professor (Professor) at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) where he leads the Computational Neuroscience group. He is also Director of the Brain and Cognition Center (UPF). In 1987 he received his Ph.D. in Physics for his thesis on Relativistic Atomic Collisions. In 1987, he did a post-doctorate at the University of Bordeaux in France.

From 1988 to 1990, he obtained a post-doctorate from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the University of Giessen in Germany. From 1990 to 2003, he headed the Computational Neuroscience Group at the Siemens Corporate Research Center in Munich, Germany. In 1997 he obtained his Habilitation (highest academic degree in Germany) in Computer Science (Dr. rer. Nat. Habil.) At the Technical University of Munich for his thesis on Neural Learning. In 2001, he received his doctorate in Psychology from the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich.

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