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He holds a Ph.D on Computer Science (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB, 2014), Master degree on Advanced Artificial Intelligence (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, UNED, 2011) and Bachelor degree on Computer Science (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB, 2002). From September 2009, he works as a lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and also as a part-time associate professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) since September 2015. He is the director of the Master in Business Intelligence and Big Data at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). His teaching activities mainly concentrate in big data, data mining, databases and graph theory.

His main research scopes include privacy-preserving methods, data mining and big data. Since 2010, he belongs to the research group KISON (K-ryptography and Information Security for Open Networks) where he investigates the methods of anonymization in graph mining processes. He was visiting researcher at the Data Science and Mining (DaSciM) group at the Computer Science Laboratory (LIX) of École Polytechnique (Paris, France).

Current positions

  • Lecturer at the Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications at UOC, since September 2009.
  • Part-time associate professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), since September 2015.
  • Director of the Master in Business Intelligence and Big Data at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), since September 2016.
  • Associate Researcher at KISON (K-ryptography and Information Security for Open Networks), since 2010.

Education

  • Ph.D on Computer Science by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Thesis directed by Jordi Herrera-Joancomartí and Vicenç Torra (available here: PhD-jcasasr) (UAB, 2014). Thesis awarded with cum laude.
  • M.S. Degree on Advanced Artificial Intelligence by Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia. Master’s thesis awarded with honors (available here, in Spanish: TFM Jordi Casas) (UNED, 2011).
  • B.S. Degree on Computer Science by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB, 2002).

Past positions

  • Visiting researcher at the Data Science and Mining (DaSciM) group at Computer Science Laboratory (LIX) of École Polytechnique (Paris, France), from March to June 2014.