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Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs


Javier Montero is a University Professor in the Department of Statistics and Operational Research of the Faculty of Mathematics. Graduated in Mathematics from this University in 1978, and Doctor in 1982, he has directed competitive projects continuously since 1987 (among them, 10 projects of the national research plan). He is the author of more than 300 scientific articles published in scientific journals or as book chapters, and in Google Scholar appears with an h index of 32. His research has focused on different aspects of information processing and decision making, mainly through techniques and models originating in the theory of Diffuse Sets. He has made long-term stays at the University of California, Berkeley, invited by the founder of the Diffuse Conjuncts theory, Lotfi A. Zadeh, in addition to other shorter stays invited by other foreign universities. Associate editor for several prestigious journals, he has served as a reviewer for more than 100 journals, congress series or scientific agencies, and has been a member of more than 100 scientific committees of international congresses. He has been part of the organizing committee of several congresses, in some of them from its driving committee. With 6 six years of recognized research, the last one in 2015, he has been President of the European Association for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT), and President of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA), having been recognized as "IFSA Fellow" by this association. He has collaborated with the Quality Evaluation and Accreditation Agencies of the Autonomous Communities of Andalusia and the Canary Islands, has been a member of the expert committee of the ANECA Academy Programme, and also of the Advisory Committee of the National Commission for the Evaluation of Research Activity. He has also been Vice-Dean and Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Department Director, Secretary of the Doctorate Commission of the Complutense University, Advisor to the Vice-rectorate of Innovation, Organisation and Quality, and Vice-rector of Organisation.