About

Jordi Conesa holds a PhD in software engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia and a Master in Computer Science from the University of Girona. He works as an associate professor at the Open University of Catalonia from 2007. There, he acts as the chair of the Data Science field in the eHealth Center and the coordinator of innovation in the Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications. He used to work as a programmer and project manager in several innovation and research projects before his academic life. He enjoyed research stays at the Georgia State University of Atlanta (2006) and at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (2010). His research interests concern the areas of Conceptual Modelling, Knowledge-Based Systems, Data Science and e-Learning. Currently he is member of the SmartLearn research group at the UOC, focusing to improve teaching and learning processes at the university context. His long term goal is to develop methodologies and tools to enrich e-Learning and eHealth experiences by using semantics and analytics. He has authored over dozens of research papers, participated in several research projects, including European funded projects, and contributed to the organization of some international conferences, such as ER 2008 and 3PGCIC 2017.

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