Joan Porti was born in Manresa, Spain in 1967. He got his Mathematics degree from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1990 and his Ph.D. degree from the Universite Paul Sabatier in Toulouse, France, in 1994. From 1995 to 1998, he was a Research Fellow at CNRS, at Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, and at UPS, Toulouse, France. Since 1998, he has been working as a Professor at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Porti is mainly interested in geometric structures on low-dimensional manifolds and in Reidemeister torsion. Porti is currently a Managing Editor of Publicacions Matematiques of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.
Biography Updated on 9 January 2012