Miguel RAMOS is currently Professor at the Department of physics and mathematics in the University of Alcalá (Spain). He concluded his 5-year degree in fundamental physics in 1980, earned his MSc in 1981 and his PhD on 1984 on the thermal devices applied to the solar energy absorption. His research activities are currently developed through the University of Alcalá. His main scientific interests are currently related to the characterization polar permafrost, through the multidisciplinary use of Physical and Mathematical Modeling, Data Analysis and Spatial Statistics methods. His participation activities, past and ongoing, are related to 26 national and international research projects and networks; in 20 of them as Principal Investigator (PI). Presently, he is co-I in projects on the study of the permafrost on Mars with its participation in the REMS (Rover Environmental Monitoring Station) project that is and instrument included in the Mars Science laboratory NASA mission and is too co-I in the Mars 2020 project both of them of NASA administration. He has published more than 100 papers in international indexes journals and more than 100 papers in proceedings of conferences and chapters of books. He is a regular reviewer for several international journals and a member of the scientific committees of international and national conferences mainly in the field of polar and planetary permafrost and cryospheric sciences. Finally, He was president of the Spanish criospheric commission belonging to the IASC and IUGG.