Editor of the Complex Systems journal
Hector Zenil received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Lille 1, a second PhD in Philosophy and Epistemology from the University of Paris 1/ENS Ulm/CNRS (IHPST), a Master's degree in Logic (LoPhiSS) from the University of Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne) and a BSc. in Mathematics from the National University of Mexico (UNAM).
He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Behavioural and Evolutionary Theory Lab at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield in the UK before moving to Oxford as a Senior Researcher (Faculty Member) and Principal Investigator at the Department of Computer Science, University Oxford.
He is the co-director of the Information Dynamics Lab at the Unit of Computational Medicine, Centre for Molecular Medicine and SciLifeLab, Karolinska Institute (the institution that awards de Nobel prize) in Sweden.
He has been visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and an invited visiting professor at the National University of Singapore. He has edited several books (Springer, World Scientific) including A Computable Universe with a foreword by Sir Roger Penrose and he is the current Managing Editor of the Complex Systems journal.
Word Facts April 9, 2009