Who we are

Qspain founders

Team of professionals with extensive experience in Quantum Computing in areas of training, research, relationship with governance and companies

Professor of the Computer Science Department of the University of Oviedo. Associate collaborator of CERN and its Quantum Technology Initiative. SheQuantum Board Member. Currently, he is developing quantum computing projects with companies such as E.ON or Cambridge Quantum Computing and with institutions such as the CTIC Foundation or CERN openlab.

Ester Martín


Professor at the Department of Informatics at the University of Almería. Experience in quantum circuit design and developing projects in this line

Carmen García


After 6 years as a research professor at Qutech / TU Delft, The Netherlands, and as a specialist in scalable quantum computing architectures and the execution of quantum algorithms on NISQ devices (co-PI collaboration 10 years Intel, keynote at IBM TJ Watson NY) has just finished rejoin the Spanish research system with a position of distinguished researcher Beatriz Galindo by the Ministry of Science and Innovation, at the Polytechnic University of Valencia

Eduard Alarcón


Professor and researcher at UPC BarcelonaTech, with 4 years as World Scientific Vice President of the IEEE Society of Circuits and Systems. He has held research projects with Google, Intel, Samsung, and research with MIT, UC Berkeley, Cornell, Aalto, RTW Aachen and IBM Zurich, in EU FET Open, DARPA, NSF, NASA and ESA projects. He has participated in panel discussions on the future of AI chips at IBM TJ Watson, Intel, and EPFL. He recently investigates communication networks for quantum computing chips and their structured design.

Fernando L. Pelayo


Associate Professor of the Department of Computer Systems at the Higher School of Computer Engineering of Albacete and Researcher at the Computer Research Institute of Albacete within the University of Castilla – La Mancha. Doctor of Computer Engineering and Doctor of Applied Mathematics

Raúl Mata


Industrial Engineer and Master in Human Resources. Professional experience as manager of several companies until in 1999 he launched his first project as an entrepreneur listed on the Milan Stock Exchange in four years. Since then he has been involved in technological projects as an investor, supporting different research groups in the launch of their spin offs. Currently President and founder of IPI Knowledge and flexibility, a company focused on supporting and bringing to the market all the technologies developed in Spanish research groups and thus promoting innovation in Spanish SMEs.

Francisco Galvez

Degree in Physical Sciences, Master in Advanced Physics from the University of Valencia and Master in Computer Management from IDE-CESEM. With a professional experience of more than 20 years in the IT field, he has spent most of his career at IBM, where he has held technical and consulting positions, working in the data management area and in the IBM Quantum project. Experience, collaborating intensively with its dissemination in Spain. He currently works at the company ABDProf S.L. in Valencia where he develops IT projects related to the area of computing and quantum algorithms.

Fernando Cuartero

Professor and researcher at the University of Castilla-La Mancha since 1986. He has directed national and regional competitive research projects as IP. He has had projects with companies amounting to more than two million euros, among them Adif with a collaboration for more than 20 years. He has published more than a hundred scientific articles in indexed journals and top-level conferences, and has supervised 7 doctoral theses. He has also been director of the Computer Systems department of the same university for 11 years, and for 6 years attached to the Vice-Rector for Research for technology transfer issues, directing the OTRI, the office for the transfer of research results. Recently, he has become interested in research in information and quantum computing.

Guillermo Botella

José Ranilla

Catedrático de Universidad del Departamento de Informática de la Universidad de Oviedo. Investigador Principal del grupo Quantum and High Performance Computing de la Universidad de Oviedo.