Sergio Rica is PhD in Physics (University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France). He is Professor of Physics at the Faculty of Engineering and Sciences, University Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago de Chile, researcher of the Centre de la Recherche Scientifique, France, and Associate Researcher of the Millennium Nucleus Models of Crises. He has contributed to a large variety of problems in nonlinear physics, from the interaction of defects, pattern formation, models of superfluidity to the kinetics and thermodynamics of Bose-Einstein condensation, theory of supersolidity and wave turbulence theory.
His current research interests include the wave turbulence theory of dispersive weakly nonlinear waves, discrete models on statistical physics and social models. He is the author of about 80 scientific publications and co-editor of “Instabilities and Non-equilibrium Structures IX”, Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht 2004).