Professor Pablo Ordejón has Directed of Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) since 2012 and is the the Leader of the Theory and Simulation Group. He has published more than 210 scientific articles, with over 30,000 citations (h-index of 59). He is co-editor of EPL (2010-2015), member of the Editorial Boards of the Physica Status Solidi Nanomaterials Journals. He was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society (2005) and the Academia Europaea since (2017). He was awarded the prestigious Narcís Monturiol Medal in 2018.