Jin Taira
Home University

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University (Spain)

Position at home University

Vice rector for Internationalisation, Mobility and International Projection

Academic area

Urban and Regional Planning

Some key data from his curriculum vitae
  • Vice rector for Internationalisation, Mobility and International Projection at the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University (ULPGC).
  • Doctor of Architecture. Professor belonging to the Department of Art, City and Territory (DACT) of the ULPGC.
  • Researcher of the research group on Engineering and Architecture in Tourism (URSCAPES) of the University Institute of Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development (TIDES) at the ULPGC.
  • Graduated from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of the University of Navarra (ETSAUN), he holds a master and a PhD by the Japanese Ministry of Education.
  • Post-doctoral researcher at The University of Tokyo (1996-04), granted by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
  • Former worker for relevant Japanese architects such as Hiroshi Hara, Arata Isozaki and Toyo Ito.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) since September 2023, under the leadership of the president Prof. Carla Martins.