Francisco A. Marcos MarínRiuss Organization
Scientific Director - Scientific Committee
Francisco Marcos Marín is a Humboldt Research Award winner (Germany), an Expert of the European Research Council and a Professor of Linguistics in the University of Texas at San Antonio. He holds a PhD in Romance Philology from the Universidad Complutense in 1969. He also earned a Certificate in Language Disorders, at the MD level, from the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Between 1999 and 2001 he was the academic director of the Instituto Cervantes, the Spanish National Agency for Spanish Language and Culture abroad. He is an Honorary Citizen of San Antonio, Texas, an Honor Member of the Instituto Hispano-Árabe de Cultura and has received several awards and honors. He is co-director of ADMYTE, the Digital Archive of Spanish Manuscripts and Texts and directed the Written Corpora of Argentina and Chile and the Oral Corpus of Central Peninsular Spanish. He also directed the Digital Catalogue of the Foulché-Delbosc Collection in the National Library of Argentina, a joint project of Spain and Argentina. Between 1991 and 1993 he directed the Area of Language Industry in the Spanish National Office for the Quincentennial. Between 1987 and 1995 he was the responsible of the Madrid team of EUROTRA, the Machine Translation Project of the European Union. In 1981 he was UNESCO consultant in the P.R. China. The author of more than fifty books and three hundred articles in scientific journals, he also cooperates with Latin-American and European newspapers, TV and radio programs, and publishes poetry and short stories. Part of his work has been translated into Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German and Italian.