Dr. Luis Delgado
Deputy Director General of Modernization and Internationalization of Universities. Ministry of Education, Spain.
Luis Delgado has a long trajectory working on R&D for more than 30 years, first as a materials researcher (CIEMAT, Spain), then as Director of technological centres (Madrid Institute of Technology) and public research organizations (Geological and Mining Institute of Spain) and since 2002 at policy level both at national (DG Research in the Ministry of Education and Science of Spain) and international level, representing Spain in different international committees, programmes and organisms (CREST, COST, CYTED, ICSU, FP6, etc.).
From September 2007- July 2009, he coordinated the activities on the modernisation agenda for European universities at Directorate C: ERA: Knowledge Based Economy (DG Research, European Commission). Since July 2009 he is in charge of the Modernization and Internationalization of Spanish Universities within the Spanish Ministry of Education.
He is author of more than 200 articles and invited papers in Science, Technology and Innovation related publications and conferences.