Javier Borge-Holthoefer, born in Reus in 1976, has a PhD in Computer Sciences by the University Rovira i Virgili (URV). He currently manages the Complex Systems group that was recently created in the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute of the University UOC.
Based on Interdisciplinary Physics, his current research is focused in complex social systems and urban sciences. Before joining the IN3, he completed his post-doctorate at the Institute of Biocomputing and Complex Systems Physics (BIFI) at the University of Zaragoza (2011-2013). He later moved to Qatar to work as a scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) (2014-2016). He has published over 40 pieces, including papers, chapters and a book, focused mostly on the diffusion of information in complex networks.