Welcome to the Personal Page of Professor Leocadio Hontoria García

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He was born in Baeza (Jaén) in 1966, where he lived during his first six years. At that age his family moved to Jaén, where he lived until the beginning of his university studies. He studied at Complutensian University of Madrid, where he resided from 1983 to 1991. Nowadays he lives in Jaén.


He was graduated in Physics Sciences by the Complutensian University of Madrid (1991) and he is Doctor in Physics Sciences by the University of Jaén (2002). In 1993 he began to work in the University of Jaén. In 1996 he was employed as professor of the Department of Electronics and Control Engineering and from 2003 he is Assistant Professor. His teaching is centred mainly in the field of the photovoltaic solar energy. He has directed around 40 projects to engineering students.


His researching work has been centred in the field of photovoltaic solar energy, mainly in the study of solar radiation, being member from its arrival to the university of the research group IDEA, previously denominated Grupo Jaén de Técnica Aplicada. He has received a grant for the accomplishment of a Masters on Renewable Energies, participates from 1995 in the main International Congresses on Solar Energy counting with more than 40 communications, has got around 30 publications between international scientific journals and chapters of books and has participated in 20 research projects.


He has been Secretary of the Department of Electronics and Control Engineering from 2001 to 2004, Director of the Section of Jaén of this department from 2004 to February of 2007 and since then he is Director of the mentioned department.


He likes reading, and his favourite authors are Juan Eslava Galán, Antonio Muñoz Molina, Arturo Perez Reverte, Quevedo, Eduardo Mendoza, José Saramago, Ken Follet, Paul Auster,…., . He also enjoys playing piano (mainly Mozart and The Beatles music), travelling, cinema, and mainly spending the maximum possible time with his family and friends.

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Personnal Data

*      Dr. in Physics Science

*      Assistant Professor

*      Researcher of  Grupo IDEA

*      Director of Department


*      Department of Electronics and Control Engineering

*      Polytechnic School of Jaén

*      University of Jaén

*      Campus de Las Lagunillas

23071 Jaén

*      Room A3-433

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