Rodrigo Soto is full professor of the Department of Physics of the University of Chile and director of the Millennium Nucleus Physics of Active Matter.
Doctor in sciences with mention in Physics (UCh), has more than 60 publications and more than 1000 citations to his works in its main lines of investigation: statistical mechanics,fluids mechanics, granular matter, computational physics and active matter.
His professional career includes a postdoctoral position at École Normale Supérieure of Lyon (France) and visiting researcher position at the universities of Oxford (England), Complutense of Madrid (Spain) and École Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles of Paris (France).
He has formed more than 1600 undergraduate and graduate students, 150 of them in his condition of visiting professorand, since 2009, he has led seven research projetcs.
Author of the book Kinetic Theory and Transport Phenomena (Master Series in Physics Oxford University, 2016), Rodrigo Soto is currently in charge of a Fondecyt project, is responsible researcher in Chile of the Laboratoire International Associé (France) and is director of the Doctorate Programme in Physics in the University of Chile.