Sebastian Xambo

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Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

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Sebastià Xambó Descamps is Full Professor of Information and Coding Theory (since 1993) in the Department of Applied Mathematics of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), with teaching in the Facultad de Matemáticas y Estadística (FME). Formerly Full Professor of Algebra and Algebraic Geometry (1989-1993) at the Department of Algebra of the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. Before, he was Associate Prefessor at the Department of Algebra and Geometry of the Universidad de Barcelona (1982-1989). His research interests bearing to the MOLTO proposal are systems of mathematical computation (effective algorithms), including Web-accessible systems, and their applications, including the teaching and learning of mathematics. Expert in internet platforms for doing, teaching, learning and assessing mathematics, coordinated the development of Wiris ( and developed on-line, mathematically interactive materials, such as This experience will help in writing good interactive exercises and in assessing the validity and usability of the tools. He has been President of the Catalan Mathematical Society (1995-2002), Vicerector of Information and Documentation Systems (1998-2002), Dean of the FME (April 2003 to March 2009), and President of the Spanish Conference of Deans of Mathematics (February 2004 to November 2006).


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