Expert guide

UAB Experts Guide for journalists

This guide contains a list of researchers from different areas of knowledge who put their expertise at the disposal of the media. If you need help in finding an expert for a specific subject or contacting with one of the members of our lecturing staff, please contact our Communication Unit by phone at (+34) 935868228 or by e-mail.

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Carles Llorens

Carles Llorens Maluquer

Specialist in the European Union media policy; the EU policy on public television; EU policy and fake news; the Spanish regulation of broadcasting; the impact of Information and Communication Technologies on society and media; the television sector in Spain, Europe and the US; the case of Apple as a successful technology company; radio audiences in Catalonia and the radio spectrum.


Keywords: media policy, technology, radio, European Union, spectrum, Apple, public media, fake news

Department of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising

Audiovisual communication and marketing


Contact details Carles Llorens Maluquer

ORCID Carles Llorens Maluquer


Simona Lohan

Elena Simona Lohan

Visiting Scholar/Collaborator at UAB (annual visits since 2012) and Associate Professor at Tampere University; expertise in signal processing for wireless communications and positioning, Internet of Things, indoor and outdoor navigation, privacy for positioning systems.


Keywords: signal processing for wireless communications and positioning, GNSS, Internet of Things

Department of Telecommunications and Systems Engineering

Signal Theory and Communications


Contact details Elena Simona Lohan

ORCID Elena Simona Lohan


Ludovico Longhi

Ludovico Longhi

History, theory and technique of the cinematographic art. Particular interest for Italian popular cinema and its links to Iberian production: euro-western, gothic, thriller, comedy. Creative principles of audiovisual writing.


Keywords: cinematographic art, Italian cinema, euro-western, gothic cinema, thriller, comedy

Department of Audiovisual Communication and Advertising

Audiovisual communication and advertising


Contact details Ludovico Longhi

ORCID Ludovico Longhi


Manel López-Béjar

Manel López-Béjar

Manel López-Béjar's research experience is focused on the individual study of animals from the viewpoint of welfare, reproduction and health. His studies aim to evaluate the health of the environment and ecosystems by using animal health as a bio indicator. He also studies reproduction and affectation, mainly in domestic and wild animals; as well as assisted reproduction techniques in wild animals as a tool used in conservation projects, and contraceptives as an ethical method of animal management.


Keywords: animal welfare, stress, contraceptive, animal management, animal reproduction, animal endocrinology, assisted reproduction, environmental health, biological bank, dolphins, wild boars, wildlife, zoo

Department of Animal Health and Anatomy

Comparative Pathological Anatomy and Anatomy


Contact details Manel López-Béjar

ORCID Manel López-Béjar


Pilar López Belbeze

Pilar López Belbeze

Business Ph.D. She is a specialist in the field of Marketing and Neuromarketing. Her research lines are consumer behavior and brand strategy. Member of the Board of AEMARK (Spanish Association of Academic and Professional Marketing) and has participated and participates in several marketing research projects.


Keywords: marketing, neuromarketing, brand, strategy, consumer behavior

Department of Business

Product marketing and market research


Contact details Pilar López Belbeze

ORCID Pilar López Belbeze


Lidia López Gómez

Lidia López Gómez

Musicologist and violinist. Her field of study is music in audiovisual media, where her main lines of research are film music and music in video games. She also works on music and war, having done her Ph.D. about the music in the cinema during the Spanish Civil War. She is a member of the MUSC Research Group (Music in contemporary societies) and professor of the Department of Musicology.


Keywords: music and audiovisual media, film music, music in videogames, music in war

Department of Art and Musicology



Contact details Lidia López Gómez

ORCID Lidia López Gómez


Manuel López López

Manuel López López

Expert in journalistic news organization. Expert in digital media transformation. Expert in local journalism. Internet video.


Keywords:  journalism, videoTV, local journalism, bussines organization

Department of Journalism and Communications Studies



Contact details Manuel López López

ORCID Manuel López López


Antonio Manuel López Peña

Antonio Manuel López Peña

He focuses his research in the field of Artificial Intelligence (IA) for Autonomous Driving, especially from the point of view of Computer Vision. In addition, he is a pioneer in the use of Computer Graphics and Simulation for the training and validation of these AIs, so that later they can work (drive) in the real world.


Keywords: artificial intelligence, autonomous driving, computer vision, simulation

Department of Computer Science

Computer science and artificial intelligence


Contact details Antonio Manuel López Peña

ORCID Antonio Manuel López Peña


Ruben López

Rubèn López Vales

His scientific work focuses on the discovery of new therapies for nervous system lesions and neurodegenerative diseases.


Keywords: spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, neuroinflammation, axonal regeneration

Department of Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology



Contact details Rubèn López Vales

ORCID Rubèn López Vales


María Nieves Lorenzo

María Nieves Lorenzo Galés

She is specialized in plurilingual digital communication in educational environments, and in the management of organizational change in innovative schools. She is a teacher educator and coordinates a Research and Development Community in the ATEE (Association of Teacher Educators in Europe). She is also a member of the Information 4.0 Consortium, and of the LED-UAB Research Group. She usually participates in roundtables, congresses, and webinars related to the digital transformation of the teaching and learning process. She is currently researching the emergence of 'Smart Pedagogy' and the educational possibilities of social networks and transmedia.


Keywords: multilingualism, virtual communication, transmedia, organizational change, educational transformation, digital pedagogy, social media

Department of Language and Literature Education and Social Science Education

Didactics of Language and Literature


Contact details María Nieves Lorenzo Galés

ORCID María Nieves Lorenzo Galés


Julia Lorenzo

Julia Lorenzo Rivera

PhD in Biological Sciences for the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) (2001). He teaches subjects in the field of Nanobiotechnology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the degrees of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences and in different doctorate and master programs of the UAB. His field of research is in nanomaterials with application to biomedicine and in the field of biochemical, structural and functional characterization of proteases.


Keywords: nanobiotechnology, nanomedicine, cytotoxicity, protease, proteomics

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Contact details Julia Lorenzo Rivera

ORCID Julia Lorenzo Rivera


Jose Lull Garcia

Jose Lull Garcia

Lecturer of the MA in Egyptology and coordinator of the on-line Egyptology program of the IEPOA-UAB. He has focused his research on the history and chronology of Egypt, Egyptian astronomy and archaeoastronomy, subjects to which he has devoted several monographs and dozens of articles. As passionate about his research he also enjoys transfer of knowledge and dissemination tasks. He has given innumerable lectures and participated in two MOOC Egyptology courses in Coursera that have reached 100000 students enrolled.


Keywords: Egypt, history of Egypt, Egyptian chronology, Egyptian astronomy, archaeoastronomy, Egyptian archeology

Department of Antiquity and Middle Age Studies

Indoeuropean linguistics


Contact details Jose Lull Garcia

ORCID Jose Lull Garcia