Konstantin Neyman is ICREA Professor at the Department de Ciència dels Materials i Química Física and the Institut de Química Teòrica i Computacional, Universitat de Barcelona, leading the group Reactivity of Nanostructures. He obtained his PhD in Chemistry from the Inst. of Inorganic Chemistry in Novosibirsk and completed his Habilitation (Venia Legendi) in Theoretical Chemistry at the Technische Universität München. He published a book, 10 reviews, over 180 articles in referred journals and made 330 presentations at conferences and in universities, 125 of which as keynote and invited lectures. His publications were cited over 7300 times, h-index = 48 since 1991. Before joining ICREA, Dr. Neyman held positions as a senior research associate in Germany: at the TU München, Ludwig-Maximilian Universität München and Fritz-Haber-Institut (Berlin) of the Max-Planck Society. He has contributed to the attraction of funds for more than 40 research projects.