{:en}Structure and member applications | IEMath-Granada

Foundation of IEMath-GR as an UGR universitary institute

Act of the extraordinary session of the UGR Council that took place on May 18th 2015, where the foundation of the institute was approved.
Internal bylaw of IEMath-GR, approved  in the same UGR Council session.

Members of the institute

Member applications approved by the UGR Council in the session held on September 28th, 2015.
Act and member applications approved by the UGR Council in the session held on September 28th, 2015.


Institute Council

It consists of the members of the institute (UGR staff), with a representation of administrative and service staff, and students following their postgraduate courses at the Institute. It is presided by the Director of the Institute, and the Secretary will act as Secretary of the Council.

Governance Commission

This is the executive and economic affairs council. Its members are the Director, Vice-Director and Secretary of the Institute, together with two researchers of  IEMath-GR, elected by the Institute Council:

  • Joaquín Pérez (Director), department of Geometry and Topology
  • Pedro A. García Sánchez (Vice-Director), departament of Algebra
  • Ginés López (Secretary), department of Mathematical Analysis
  • Pedro Torres, Departament of Applied Math
  • María del Mar Rueda, Departament of Statistics and Operative Research

Personal charges at the institute


Joaquín Pérez, Departament of Geometry and Topology. Elected on September 23th 2015 by the Institute Council, for a period of four years; can be re-elected only once.


Ginés López, Departament of Mathematical Analysis. Proposed by the Director of the Institute among the members of the Institute (UGR Staff).

Vice Director

Pedro A. García Sánchez, Departament of Algebra. Proposed by the Director of the Insitute among the UGR staff members.

Researchers Council

Advisory board, elected by the Institute. Most of the research IEMath-GR areas should be represented in this board. Its president will be the Director of the Institiute, and a member designated by the president will act as a secretary. Members elected on March 11 2016:

  • Ana María Aguilera
  • José Miguel Angulo
  • Antonio Arcos
  • Jose A. Cañizo
  • Pilar Carrasco
  • Jose Antonio Gálvez
  • Pedro García Sánchez
  • Josefa Linares
  • Miguel Martín
  • Antonio Peralta
  • Joaquín Pérez
  • Miguel Angel Piñar
  • Manuel Ritoré
  • Patricia Román
  • María del Mar Rueda
  • David Ruiz
  • Manuel Ruiz Galán
  • María Dolores Ruiz Medina
  • Miguel Sánchez
  • Pedro Torres

Academic Commission

It is responsible of the PhD Program ‘Matematicas’, run by the Institute. Elected by the Institute on July 1 2016:

  • José A. Gálvez
  • Pascual Jara
  • Antonio Martínez
  • Juan Francisco Mena
  • Miguel Sánchez

Research Commission

Advisory board, elected by the Institute Council on July 1 2016:

  • Jose A. Cañizo
  • Pedro García Sánchez
  • Miguel Martín
  • Antonio Peralta
  • Joaquín Pérez
  • David Ruiz
  • Miguel Sánchez
  • Pedro Torres

External Relations Commission

Advisory board, elected by the Institute Council on July 1 2016:

  • Ana María Aguilera
  • Teresa E. Pérez
  • Joaquín Pérez
  • María Victoria Velasco
  • Salvador Villegas

Election Board

Elected by the Institute Council on July 1 2016:

  • Antonio Martínez
  • Juan Francisco Mena
  • Ceferino Ruiz

Joining the institute


The members of the institute must fulfill the following conditions.

  • To be teaching or research UGR staff (article 4 of the UGR universitary institutes regulations).
  • Own at least two research periods (six years) approved by the Comisión Nacional Evaluadora de la Actividad Investigadora.
  • No member can belong to two different UGR institutes.

The UGR Council will proceed to the adscription of new members after an approval report has been issued by the Institute and the Department where the members belong to. Staff with temporal contracts will be members while the contracts are active.

Associate members

Researchers from other insitutions could be associate members under the following conditions.

  • Members of active research projects of the Plan Nacional de I+D+i, members of a Proyecto de Excelencia or of a Grupo de Investigación from the Junta de Andalucía linked with UGR, whose research actitvity is related to Mathematics, independently from their home institution. These members must own two research periods approved by the Comisión Nacional Evaluadora de la Actividad Investigadora.
  • Applications of non-mathematicians researchers related to mathematics at the UGR could be also considered.

Associated members will not be part ot the Institute Council. However, they can use the facilities at the institute as any other member of the Insitute.

New adscriptions

The procedure to become a member or associate member is the following one.

  1. Fill and sign the form:
    Request of adscription to the IEMath-GR (member/associate member application form)
  2. The form will also include a curriculum vitae of the applicant and the approval of its Department Council, or in the case of researchers outside the UGR,  from their host institution; the application must be endorsed by two IEMath-GR members (endorsement form).
  3. UGR staff must also provide a sworn statement  (form) declaring that they do not belong to another UGR research institute (UGR research institute regulations).

The application will be sent by email to iemath@ugr.es. Once the Covernance Council of the Institute approves the application, the applicant must sent to  Vicerrectorado de Política Científica e Investigación of the UGR the following documents:

  • Adscription form to a UGR research institute (download).
  • Positive report of IEMath-GR concerning the application.
  • Positive report of the Department Council of the applicant’s host department, or for researchers outside the UGR, of their host institution.