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Jordi José


Image courtesy of L. Siegwald (Heidelberg, 2010)


Educational Record: Degrees

1996 - Ph.D., Physics, Univ. Barcelona (PhD thesis: "Thermonuclear Burning at the Edge of Stellar Degenerate Cores", in english)
1990 - M.Sc., Physics, Univ. Barcelona (Master thesis: "Model de combustió termonuclear a la superfície de nanes blanques en acreció", in catalan)
1988 - B.Sc., Physics, Univ. Barcelona

Academic & Research Positions

Visiting (Long-Term) Positions

Institutional Experience

I'm/I've been member of different academic Comissions and Committees:

  • Teaching (1994-1999)
  • Economy (1999-2001)
  • Academic Evaluation (2004-2005)
  • Statutes (1999-2000)
  • Faculty/School Council (1994-2002)
  • Academic Evaluation (1995-Present)
  • Departmental Council (1999-2002; 2004-Present)
  • Research (2004-Present)
  • Strategic Plan (2000-2002)
  • Master on 'Computational and Applied Physics' (2010-2014)
    • UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya):

  • CSAPIU (Committee for the Selection & Evaluation of Faculty Members and Researchers at the UPC; 2002-2003)
  • CRAE Management Committee (Research Center in Aeronautics and Space)
  • Graduate Program in 'Engineering Physics'
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), Comission 35 "Constitution of the Stars".
    • Member of the American Physical Society (APS).
    • Member of the Executive Committee of ETFLA (European Task Force for Laboratory Astrophysics)
    • Member of the Sociedad Española de Astronomía (SEA).
    • Member of the Laboratori d'Astrofísica, Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC).

    Research Grants (as Principal Investigator):

    • "Stellar explosions: multidimensional hydrodynamics and nucleosynthesis (Explosiones estelares: hidrodinámica multidimensional y nucleosíntesis), AYA2013-42762-P (2014), MINECO, Spain [submitted]
    • "Last Stages of Stellar Evolution in Binary Systems: Classical & Recurrent Novae, Supernovae, X-Ray Bursts, & Mergers" (Últimos estadios de la evolución estelar en sistemas binarios: novas clásicas y recurrentes, supernovas, erupciones de rayos-X y coalescencias), AYA2010-15685 (2011-2013), MICINN, Spain
    • "Physics of compact objects: explosive nucleosynthesis and evolution", 09-EuroGENESIS-FP-004 (2010-2013) European Science Foundation EUROCORES programme 'EuroGENESIS'
    • "Physics of compact objects: I. Theoretical modeling and observations of stellar explosions", EUI2009-04167 (2010-2013), MICINN (Euroinvestigación), Spain
    • "Multidimensional Modeling of Stellar Explosions: Novae, X-Ray Bursts, & Thermonuclear Supernovae" (Modelización multidimensional de explosiones estelares: novas, erupciones de rayos-X y supernovas termonucleares), AYA2007-66256 (2007-2010), MICINN, Spain
    • "Scientific Exploitation of INTEGRAL, XMM-Newton & Chandra, and feasibility of future gamma-ray astronomy missions" (Explotación científica de INTEGRAL, XMM-Newton y Chandra y viabilidad de futuras misiones de astronomía gamma), AYA2004-06290-C02-02 (2004-2007), MCYT, Spain

    Other Research Projects (as Principal Investigator):

    • "Multidimensional simulations of mixing in novae: from the onset of Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities to envelope detachment (I)", AECT-2016-2-0003 (2016), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [692 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "3D simulations of nova explosions: diffusion, shear and hydrodynamic instabilities (III)", AECT-2014-3-0009 (2014), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [553 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "3D simulations of nova explosions: diffusion, shear and hydrodynamic instabilities (II)", AECT-2014-1-0011 (2014), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [537 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "3D simulations of nova explosions: diffusion, shear and hydrodynamic instabilities (I)", AECT-2013-2-0009 (2013), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [300 khours at the Tirant supercomputer]
    • "3D simulations of mixing in novae: the effect of the white dwarf composition and mass (II)", AECT-2013-1-0013 (2013), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [168 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "3D simulations of mixing in novae: the effect of the white dwarf composition and mass (I)", AECT-2012-3-0007 (2012), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [480 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "The impact of the white dwarf composition and mass on multidimensional models of mixing in classical novae", AECT-2012-1-0013 (2012), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [480 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "The link between multidimensional and spherically symmetric simulations: characterization of convection in 3D and the role of the chemical composition and stellar mass on mixing in classical novae", AECT-2011-3-0015 (2011), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [450 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "3D Models of Novae: ONe, Primordial and Recurrent Novae", AECT-2011-2-0007 (2011), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [450 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "Mixing in classical novae and type I X-ray bursts: a multidimensional approach", AECT-2011-1-0006 (2011), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [305 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "Multidimensional simulation of stellar explosions: neon-rich and primordial novae, and type I X-ray bursts", AECT-2010-3-0013 (2010), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [256 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "Multidimensional simulation of stellar explosions: classical and primordial novae, and type I X-ray bursts", AECT-2010-2-0002 (2010), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [256 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]
    • "Multidimensional simulation of nova outbursts: searching the source of metallicity enhancement at the core-envelope interface", AECT-2010-1-0014 (2010), Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain [110 khours at the MareNostrum supercomputer]

    Awards & Honors:

    • Honorific Mention, VIII Quality Teaching Award, "Física a través de la ciència-ficció" (Physics Through Science-Fiction), by J. José, M. Moreno; 2005 (Consell Social UPC, Barcelona)
    • Honorific Mention, Best Popular Science Article, 1999, XII Premio Casa de las Ciencias (A Coruña), for the column on Science & Cinema published weekly in the spanish newspaper "El País", by J. José, M. Moreno
    • Ignotus Award for Best Essay Book, "Física i ciència-ficció", by J. José, M. Moreno; 1995 (Hispacón, Cádiz)
    • "La Física a través de la ciència ficció" (Physics Through Science-Fiction), by J. José, M. Moreno; Project Awarded at the "II Convocatòria de selecció d'experiències de millora de la qualitat docent a la UPC", 1997 (UPC, Barcelona)
    • "Física i ciència-ficció", by J. José, M. Moreno; Book Proposal Awarded at the "II Convocatòria d'ajuts per a l'elaboració de material docent", 1992 (UPC, Barcelona)

    Main Research Interests:

    Click on any of the items for a brief introduction to the subject:

  • Cosmochemistry: Isotopic Anomalies in Meteorites

  • Classical Nova Explosions: Hydrodynamics, Nucleosynthesis & Gamma-Ray Emission

  • X-Ray Bursts: Hydrodynamics and Nucleosynthesis

  • Languages:

    • Catalan (native)
    • Spanish (native)
    • English (fluent)
    • Russian (basic)

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