I graduated in 1984 in Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and obtained a Master in Systems Analysis and a PhD in the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University in 1989. I am actually professor of management at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). My fields of specialization are logistics and quantitative methods in management. I have more than 30 publications in international academic journals, such as European Journal of O.R., Computers and O.R., Journal of the Operational Research Society, Network and Spatial Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Geographical Analysis, Papers in Regional Science, among others. I belong to the editorial board of Geographical Analysis, International Journal of Regional Science, Supply Chain Practice, and International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems. From 2001 to 2013 I have been vicerector for Economics, Information Systems and Institutional Relations at UPF and Dean of the UPF Barcelona School of Management (2013-2018). Actually, I am the Chair of the Dept. of Economics and Business at UPF.