Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya UPC Barcelona Tech with 30 years of experience in teaching and research in high-performance computing, with relevant scientific publications and R&D projects in companies and institutions.
My entrepreneurial spirit has led me to apply these systems in advanced analytics on Big Data, and at the moment my research focuses on supercomputing applied to Artificial Intelligence in general and Deep Learning in particular, an area in which I’m co-advising several doctoral theses. My research has been published in the main forums of these fields. In particular, regarding Artificial Intelligence, including the International Conference on Learning Representation (ICLR 2018) and workshops within Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017, 2018) and Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2016, 2017). In these publications, I have collaborated with researchers from the UPC, Columbia University, Google and Facebook.
Since its inception, I have led a research group at the Barcelona Supercomputer Center. I’m intellectually eager and passionate about new technologies. During recent years I have carried out different activities contributing to the definition of what strategy to follow at a technological level ahead of the new challenges that these technologies represent. I’m currently a Board Member of iThinkUPC company, and I acts as a trainer, mentor and expert for various organizations and companies; In turn, I have also written several technical books, I give lectures and I have collaborated with different media, radio and television. I have maintained my blog since 2006. I’m passionate about art and visual design. Mountain biking and running are some of the outdoor activity that I love. I feel at home in the woods!