Javier del Ser
TECNALIA Research Professor and UPV/EHU Lecturer.
He received his first PhD in Telecommunication Engineering (Cum Laude) from the University of Navarra, Spain, in 2006, and a second PhD in Computational Intelligence (Summa Cum Laude, Extraordinary Prize) from the University of Alcala, Spain, in 2013
Currently he is a principal researcher in data analytics and optimization at TECNALIA (Spain), and a part-time lecturer at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). His research interests gravitate on the use of descriptive, prescriptive and predictive algorithms for data mining and optimization in a diverse range of application fields such as Energy, Transport, Telecommunications, Health and Industry, among others. In these fields he has published more than 200 scientific articles, co-supervised 6 Ph.D. theses (+ 7 ongoing), edited 4 books, co-authored 6 patents and participated/led more than 35 research projects. He has also been involved in the organization of various national and international conferences. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a recipient of the Bizkaia Talent prize for his research career.