Javier A. Espinosa-Oviedo is a computer scientist specialized in the domains of databases and distributed systems. He works as postdoctoral researcher at the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC). He is also external researcher of the French-Mexican Laboratory of Informatics and Automatic Control (LAFMIA). His research focus mainly on large-scale data management and processing based on service oriented architectures. His current research interests concern:
- Stream Processing
- Urban Computing
- Digital Humanities
- Data Visualization
As researcher, he has been actively involved in national, international and European projects where he has contributed with his expertise in distributed data processing (cf. projects section). He has also been invited researcher and professor in different institutions in Europe and Latin America, where he has lectured on selected topics of data management (cf. teaching section).
He received his PhD in Computer Science (2013) from University of Grenoble (UGA), France, and his Master (2008) and Bachelor (2006) degree in Computer Science 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), mobility grant (2007-2008)