Alex Arenas was born in Barcelona (1969). He got his PhD in physics from University of Barcelona in 1996. He has successively been visiting research fellow at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Berkeley (USA). Alex is currently Full Professor at URV (Tarragona, Spain). His work is focussed on the structure and dynamics of complex systems.
Since 2010 Alex is Editor of the international journal Physical Review E in the area of interdisciplinary physics, Editor of the Journal of Complex Networks and member of the executive committee of the Complex Systems Society.