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The 2020 SURF programme was cancelled due to global restrictions because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

2019: Selected candidates

    • Teo Gil Moreno de Mora (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Big Data and language variation. Advisor: David Sánchez
    • Ana Palacios de Luis (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Complexity in quantum spin chains. Advisor: Gianluca Giorgi
    • Nicole Orzan (Università di Trieste), Power grid stability under demand stress and cascading failures. Advisors: Pere Colet and Damià Gomila
    • Renzo Bruera (Universitat de Barcelona), Chemical fronts in fluids. Advisor: Emilio Hernández García
    • Antònia Verdera Garau (Universitat de les Illes Balears), Topological transport in hybrid superconducting systems. Advisor: Llorenç Serra
    • Lucas Maisel Licerán (Universitat de Barcelona), Machine Learning in quantum transport for topological nanostructures. Advisor: Rosa López
    • Piotr Storożenko (Warsaw University of Technology), Big Data, memes, and information diffusion in online social networks. Advisors: José J. Ramasco and Sandro Meloni


    2018: Selected candidates

      • Moreno Abajo, Álvaro (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Autonomous Operation of Optoelectronic Reservoir Computing Systems. Advisors: Miguel Soriano and Ingo Fischer
      • Rivera Deán, Javier (Universidad de La Laguna), Synchronization in a model of coupled neural oscillators. Advisor: Claudio Mirasso
      • Mas Aguilar, Álvaro (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Nonlinear thermoelectric transport in a selective spin environment. Advisor: Rosa López
      • Garau Estarellas, Gabriel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Quantum machine learning with spins. Advisors: Roberta Zambrini and Gianluca Georgi
      • Fernández Sánchez de la Viña, Javier (Universidad de Oviedo),  Data Science: prediction of air passenger’s flows. Advisors: Riccardo Gallotti and Jose J.Ramasco
      • Pérez González, David (Universidad de La Laguna), Modeling and dynamics of the power grid. Advisor: Damià Gomila 


      2017: Selected candidates

      • Tenorio Márquez, Rodrigo (Universitat de les Illes Balears), Entanglement generation and distribution through tiled/structures lattices. Advisors: Fernando Galve and Roberta Zambrini
      • Cavero Lozano, Marta (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Modeling and dynamics of the power grid. Advisors: Damià Gomila and Pere Colet
      • Cunillera Pérez, Alejandro (Universidad complutense de Madrid), Anticipated synchronization in Hodgkin-Huxley neuronal circuits. Advisor: Claudio R. Mirasso
      • Fuster Rullan, Marc (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Data Science: the attraction basin of the New York City airports. Advisors: Riccardo Gallotti and Jose Ramasco
      • Llorenç Giralt, Joaquím (Universitat de Barcelona), Implementing Neuro-Inspired Information processing in autonomous boolean networks. Advisors: Miguel Soriano and Ingo Fischer
      • Molero Agudo, Bernat (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Berry phases and transport through Majorana devices. Advisor: Llorenç Serra

      2016: Selected candidates

      • Victor Buendía (Universidad de Granada), Cooperation and competition in bacterial populations. Advisors: Manuel A. Matías and Ricardo Martínez-García
      • Alberto Prades (Universitat de Valencia), Strategies for probing complex networks: topology in networks with dynamical noisy bridges. Advisors: Victor Eguíluz nad Konstantin Klemm
      • Gonzalo Donoso (Universidad complutense de Madrid), Dialectometric analysis of language variation in Twitter. Advisor: David Sánchez
      • Gabriel Torregrosa (Universitat de Valencia), Predictive power of quantum synchronization measures. Advisors: Roberta Zambrini and Fernando Galve
      • David Pereniguez (Universitat de Barcelona), Aggregation Patterns of living organisms: mathematical modeling and experiments. Advisor: Emilio Hernández García and Cristóbal López
      • Cristian Cogollos (Universitat de Valencia), Autonomous Boolean Networks for Neuro-Inspired Information Processing. Advisors: Ingo Fischer and Miguel C. Soriano

      2015: Selected candidates

      • Albert Cabot (Universitat de les Illes Balears), Decoherence free subspaces in quantum oscillator networks. Advisors: Roberta Zambrini, Fernando Galve and Victor Eguíluz
      • Carmen Cabrera-Arnau (Universitat de Valencia), Chimera states in an oscillator network under nonlocal coupling effects. Advisor: Damià Gomila
      • Alejandro Hermoso (Universitat de les Illes Balears, Study of dense magnetoliposomes using Monte Carlo simulations. Advisors: Tomàs Sintes and Juan José Cerdà
      • Xavier Roderic Hoffmann (Universitat de Barcelona), Language use in Twitter communities. Advisors: José Javier Ramasco and Fabio Lamanna
      •      Claudia Payrató (Universitat de Barcelona), Bacterial communication through Quorum Sensing. Advisor: Manuel Matias
      • Antoni Ramos (Universitat de les Illes Balears), Reservoir computing. Autonomous Boolean Systems with time-delays. Advisors: Ingo Fischer and Miguel C. Soriano

      2014: Selected candidates

      • Javier Argüello (Universidad de Cantabria), Scattering theory of quantum transport: Applications to the heat transfer. Advisors: Rosa López and David Sánchez
      • Adrià Delhom (Universitat de Valencia), Measurements of the highest gain mode of a semiconductor laser with strong optical feedback. Advisors: Daniel Brunner and Ingo Fischer
      • Cristian Estarellas, Can be there stable states in a polygonal nanowire?. Advisor: Llorenç Serra
      • Ana Paula Millán (Universidad de Granada), Anticipated synchronization. Advisor: Claudio Mirasso
      • P. Morales (Universidad de Granada), Dynamics of the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation close to the Ising-Bloch transition. Advisor: Damià Gomila
      • Javier Moreno (Universidad de Extremadura), Urban or rural? A network approach to identify urban areas. Advisors: Jose Javier Ramasco and Maximine Lenormand
      • José Antonio Sánchez (Universidad de Cordoba), Transport phenomena in the ocean from a Network Theory perspective. Advisors: Cristóbal López and Enrico Ser-Giacomi

      2013: Selected candidates

      • Vicente Arjona, Electronic transmission across potential barriers via evanescent waves in graphene
      • Frances Bonnín (Universitat de les Illes Balears), Electron scattering time-periodic external potential
      • Raimon Luna (Universitat de Barcelona), Linewidth measurements of a semiconductor laser with external optical feedback. Advisors: Daniel Brunner and Ingo Fischer
      • Clara Miralles (Universitat de Valencia), Vegetation patterns in meadows of marine plants. Advisor: Damià Gomila
      • Clara Murgui (Universitat de Valencia), Pattern formation in a model of population dynamics dependent on two spatial density ranges. Advisors: Emilio Hernández-García and Cristóbal López
      • Antonio Fernández (Universitat de les Illes Balears), Effects of volatility parameter and network structure in an agent-based herding model. Advisor: Raúl Toral
      • Alejando Rodríguez (Universitat de Valencia), Simulating neuronal models. Advisors: Claudio Mirasso and Miguel C. Soriano
      • Daniel Ruíz (Universitat de les Illes Balears), Majorana states in nanowire L junctions of varying angle. Advisor: Llorenç Serra
      • Miguel Ambrosio Sierra, Nonlinear thermoelectric effects in quantum dots. Advisor: David Sánchez

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