Department: ÁLGEBRA


Area: Algebra



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Doctor by the Universidad de Granada with the thesis Semigrupos afines 1996. Supervised by Dr. José Carlos Rosales González.

Pedro A. Garcia-Sanchez was born in Granada, Spain, in 1969. Since 1992 he teaches in the Department of Algebra at the University of Granada. He graduated in Mathematics and in Computer Science (Diploma) in 1992. He defended his PhD Thesis "Affine semigroups" in 1996, and since 1999 he has a permanent position at the Universidad de Granada (full professor since 2017). His main research interests are numerical semigroups, commutative monoids, and nonunique factorization invariants. He has been the principal investigator of several research projects related to this area, the author of nearly one hundred research papers and four books, and also the organizer of several international meetings held in several European countries. He is an associate editor of Le Matematiche and Communications in Algebra. He has participated in several teaching innovation projects (guarantor of one of them), in a "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" (REU; San Diego State University), and several Erasmus+ stays under the Erasmus+ Academic Staff International Mobility Grants (Catania and Porto). He has been the Director for Internationalization of the International School for Postgraduate Studies of the Universidad de Granada, and Coordinator of the joint Master's Programme in Mathematics at the universities of Almería, Cádiz, Granada, Jaén, and Málaga.