Coordinating Director of the Iberoamerican Knowledge Area and Secretary General of the Iberoamerican University Council

Félix Garcia Lausín is a Telecommunication Engineer with a master’s degree, from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM). After a postgraduate grant of the Government of France at the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA), he entered the Doctoral Program in Mathematics and Computer Science at Jaume I University (UJI), where he was professor in the area of Applied Mathematics and coordinator of the Technical Engineering degree in Industrial Design. As part of the rectory team of UJI, he served as Technical Director for Student Affairs.
With the creation of the Directorate-General for Universities and Research of the Community of Madrid, in 1994, he joined it as advisor to the Director General. In October 1995, he was appointed Secretary General of the Conference of Rectors of The Spanish Universities (CRUE), the first Secretary General of this institution, a position he held until September 2004. In September 2004 he joined the Cabinet of the Presidency of the Government, taking on among other tasks the area of universities and research, a position he held until he was appointed, in 2006, Secretary General of the University Coordination Council. In 2009 he re-entered the Office of the President, where the functions performed in the first period were joined by sports and others related to Latin American cooperation. Between 2006 and 2009, he served on the Board of Directors of ENRESA. Since 2012 he has been Commissioner-Coordinator of the Ibero-American Knowledge Space (EIC), a position he continues to hold as an official of the Ibero-American General Secretariat in Madrid. He also currently holds the positions of Secretary General of the Ibero-American University Council (CUIB) and Executive Secretary of the EU-CELAC University Council.

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