Direction and Management


Pablo OrdejónProf Pablo Ordejón Rontomé was appointed as director of the center Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2) in 2012. ​He was born in Madrid in 1964, holds a PhD in Ph​​ysics from the Autonomous University of Madrid and has developed his career in several scientific laboratories and universities in Spain and the University of Illinois (Uni​ted States). Today he is the director of ICN2 and still deputy director of CIN2 (Research Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology) and l​eads the ICN2 Theory and Simulation Group.

Since 2005, Dr. Ordejón is an honora​​ry memb​er of the American Physical Society (APS). In 2003 he received the Badge of Honor of the Spanish Association of Scientists. He was also a member of several international scientific committees responsible for scientific evaluation and the National Agency for Evaluation and Prospective (ANEP) and the Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES).​​​

Executive Assistant​​​​​
Cristin​a Granadero
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Vice Director

ICREA Research Prof. Jose A. Garrido, Group Leader of the ICN2 Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices Group, is the ICN2 Vice Director and assists the ICN2 Direction in its institutional role.


In coordination with the ICN2 Director, the General Manager, Mr. Lluis Bellafont, overviews the tasks of the different Departments and collaborates with them to ensure the effective functioning of the Institute.

Each department has been designed and scaled to provide services to the whole ICN2 community.