Pau Alsina holds a PhD from the Department of History of Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Culture at the Universitat de Barcelona, with a thesis on emerging systems in artistic practices linked to techno-sciences. He is a professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, where he coordinates subjects of art and contemporary thought. He is also professor of the official master's degree in curating art and new media MECAD/ESDi at the Universitat Ramon Llull, and collaborates as a guest lecturer at other state universities.
Since 2002 he has been the director of Artnodes, the UOC's art, science and technology magazine. He is a co-founding member of the YASMIN network of art, science and technology (ACT) of the Mediterranean countries promoted by UNESCO Digiarts, Leonardo/ISAST, Olats, Artnodes/UOC and the University of Athens. Researcher in contemporary thought, art and digital culture within the GRECS group on Culture, Technology and Society, with whom he is currently developing the R&D project CSO2010-16502 on emotions and digital technologies.