Javier A. Espinosa-Oviedo is a computer scientist specialized in the domains of databasesand distributed systems (e.g., cloud/service based Big Data management/processing). He works as senior researcher for the Big, Open and Linked Data (BOLD) Cities Center, in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (A+BE) of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). He is also researcher in the database management groups of the French-Mexican Laboratory of Informatics and Automatic Control (LAFMIA), an international research unit of the French Council of Scientific Research (CNRS), and the Laboratory of Informatics of Grenoble (LIG). His research interests concern:
- Stream Processing
- Urban Computing
- Data Visualization
- Digital Humanities
Before moving to TU Delft, he worked as postdoctoral researcher for the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC, 2016-2018), and the LAFMIA laboratory (2013-2015). In these positions he contributed to national, international and European projects (cf. projects). Since 2016 he is permanent member of LAFMIA and plays an active role in the laboratory’ international collaborations.
He received his PhD in Computer Science (2013) from University of Grenoble-Alpes (UGA), France, and his Master (2008) and Engineer (2006) degree in Computer Science and Computer Systems Engineering from Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP), Mexico.
Since 2016 he is member of the Mexican Academy of Computer Science (AMEXCOMP).
Since end 2018 he is member of the Mexican National System of Researchers (SNI C).
- Microsoft Data Science Award ($20,000 USD in cloud infrastructure), 2016
- CONACyT Postdoctoral grant (2016–2018), PhD grant (2009-2011), MSc grant (2006-2008) and international mobility grant (2007-2008)