Javier A. Espinosa-Oviedo is a computer scientist specialized in big data management/processing and distributed system design. He works as researcher in the Center for Big, Open and Linked Data (BOLD) Cities, at the Faculty of Architecture of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). He is also associate researcher in the database group of the French-Mexican Laboratory of Informatics and Automatic Control (LAFMIA), an international research unit of the French Council of Scientific Research (CNRS), and member of the Laboratory of Informatics of Grenoble (LIG). His current research projects concern:
- Stream Processing
- Urban Computing
- Data Visualization
- Digital Humanities
Before moving to TU Delft, he worked as postdoctoral researcher (2016-2018) in the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), in the Extreme Computing group. Before BSC, he worked as postdoctoral researcher (2013-2015) in the LAFMIA-LIG laboratory, where he participated as researcher and data architect in 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).
- 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)