González Vega, Laureano

Department: Métodos Cuantitativos


Professor of Mathematics (on leave) at the Universidad de Cantabria since 2002 and Professor of Quantitative Methods at CUNEF University since 2019. He has a wide experience in research, teaching, academic management and in the participation in networks activities and international research projects. He has authored more than one hundred scientific publications and has been the PhD advisor of ten doctoral students.

Since 2012, together with the company Suomitech, he coordinates the development of the evaluation platforms of the Spanish QA agencies AQU, ACSUG, UNIBASQ, ACSUCyL, AQUIB, AVAP and madrid+d.

Research Ids:


PhD in Mathematics at the Universiad de Cantabria (1989).

Research Interests

Computer Algebra. Symbolic Computation. Computer Aided Geometric Design. Scientific Computing. Visualization and Data Science.


2001-2004: Dean of the Faculty of Sciences at the Universidad de Cantabria.

2004-2005: General Director for University & Research, Cantabria Regional Government.

2006-2008: Director of the International Centre for Mathematical Encounters (CIEM) at Castro-Urdiales (Spain).

2007-2010: Scientific Chairman of the CONSOLIDER-INGENIO 2010 Programme of the Spanish Ministry of Science&Innovation.

2009-2012: Deputy Director for Evaluation of Programmes and Institutions at the Spanish National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation in Higher Education (ANECA).

Publications in Scientific Journals

J. Caravantes, M.A. Gomez-Molleda, L. Gonzalez-Vega: A canonical form for the continuous piecewise polynomial functions. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 283, 17-27, 2015.

J. Caravantes, L. Gonzalez-Vega, A. Piñera: Solving positioning problems with minimal data. GPS Solutions 21, 149-161, 2017.

J. Caravantes, G. M. Diaz-Toca, M. Fioravanti, L. Gonzalez-Vega, I. Necula: An algebraic framework for computing the topology of offsets to rational curves. Computer Aided Geometric Design 52-53, 28-47, 2017.

E.Y.S. Chan, R.M. Corless, L. Gonzalez-Vega, J.R. Sendra, J. Sendra: Algebraic linearizations of matrix polynomials. Linear Algebra and Its Applications 563, 373-399, 2019.

E.Y.S. Chan, R.M. Corless, L. Gonzalez-Vega, J.R. Sendra, J. Sendra, S. Thornton: Upper Hessenberg and Toeplitz Bohemians. Linear Algebra and Its Applications 601, 72-100, 2020.


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