Dr. Tomás Díaz de la Rubia works as director and Innovation Leader of the energy and resources practice at Deloitte Consulting, LLP. He works with clients to identify and capitalize on the emergence of potentially disruptive science advances and innovative new technologies that can impact the future of Oil and Gas, and Utility companies. Active within the academic and national laboratory R&D communities, Dr. Tomás Díaz de la Rubia was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) in 2002.
Representing more than 50,000 members, the APS is a nonprofit association that works to advance physics through meetings, education, advocacy, and other activities. Through separate groups and initiatives, APS members interact with colleagues and stay current with changes made in physics.
Among the APS’ meetings and events scattered throughout the year is the International Conference on Quarks and Nuclear Physics. The event for 2015, scheduled for March 2-6, is the seventh annual held at Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María in Valparaiso, Chile. During the conference, attendees listen to more than 25 speakers who discuss quarks and gluons, nuclear matter, and hadron spectroscopy.