06 February 2014
Rafael García has become a member of our research team. He will be working as a Research Engineer from February 2014 in the team lead by Dr. Antonio Fernández Anta, Research Associate Professor at the Institute. His main areas of interest are Computational Science, Natural Computing, Machine Learning, High Performance Computing and Networking.
Prior to his incorporation to IMDEA Networks, Rafael worked four years as Research Assistant for the Universidad de Córdoba (geographical information systems and remote sensing), three years as Research Assistant for Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and CERN (high energy physics), three years as R&D Manager for Andago Ingeniería (open source software development for e-government), and five years as entrepreneur (computational finance).
He obtained a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the Universidad de Córdoba (dissertation on Categorial data analysis and selection of log-linear models), a M.Sc. degree in Computational Sciences from the University of Amsterdam (dissertation on Morphological analysis of 3D branching structures), and a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Computer Science and Telecommunications from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (dissertation on Semantic grids and massively multiplayer online games).