Ricard Solé is ICREA research professor (the Catalan Institute for research and Advanced Studies) currently working at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, where he is the head of the Complex Systems Lab located at the PRBB. He teaches undergraduate courses on Biomathematics, principles of biological design and cell-tissue engineering.
He completed degrees in both Physics and Biology at the University of Barcelona and received my PhD in Physics at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. He is also External Professor of the Santa Fe Institute (New Mexico, USA). His main goal is understanding the evolutionary origins of complexity and innovation.
His current research includes synthetic evolutionary transitions, unstable evolution, liquid brains and network theory.