This doctoral progamme in Computing is organized by the Software Department (Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics, LSI) at Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).

The Academic Committee of the doctoral program has the following assigned tasks:
  • Represent the basic units that promote the doctoral program at the Doctoral Committee of the University.
  • To keep an updated list of the acadeimic staff linked to the doctoral program that according to the criteria and the regulations, is considered qualifyed for theses tutorship.
  • To keep up to date information about the doctoral program and ensure a correct external promotion and dissemination of the studies.
  • Admitting students (which includes the definition of the criteria for selection).
  • Establish, if necessary, the complementary courses for admitted students .
  • Assign a tutor to the students and, if necessary, a director or thesis supervisor .
  • To monitor the correct periodic evaluation of students in each of the different processes.
  • Perform the evaluation of the supervised research periods.
  • Maintain contact with the Doctoral Committee of the University with regard to thesis process prior to the thesis defense (submission of thesis, external reporting, committe proposal and nomination, etc. )
  • Send a copy of the thesis to each member of the committe appointed for the evaluation of the thesis.
  • Ensuring compliance with proper certification and accreditation processes established by the competent higher education authorities.

The members of the Academic Committe are:

  • Maria Serna (coordinator).
  • Ricard Gavaldà.
  • Isabel Navazo.
  • Joaquim Gabarró.