I am a tenured scientist at IIIA where I am a member of the Department of Multi-agent Systems. My major research interest is the control and organisation of multi-agent systems. To contribute to this general research issue, I have been concentrated on the following topics: multi-agent resource allocation electronic institutions (topic of my dissertation under the supervision of Professor Carles Sierra) self-* systems distributed constraint optimization My research interest founds and guides the following activities: Publications Research projects Student supervision