Alfredo Vellido

I am currently an associate professor (formerly a Ramón y Cajal researcher) at CS / UPC, and part of the SOCO SGR Research Group and the IDEAI Research Center.
Member of the IEEE Systems, Man & Cybernetics Society Spanish Chapter, the IEEE-CIS Data Mining Technical Committee in which I am Chair of the Task Force on Medical Data Analysis,
the CIBER-BBN, and the ATICA research network. Member of the Editorial Boards of PLoS ONE and Neural Processing Letters.

CS academic coordinator at Escola Superior d’Enginyeries Industrial, Aeroespacial i Audiovisual de Terrassa (ESEIAAT)

Now organizing WSOM+2019 Conference in Barcelona, Spain (June 26-28).

Invited talks:  2nd Science for Dialysis Meeting: Artificial Intelligence at Bellvitge University Hospital (Barcelona, Spain)
"Social beasts: societal challenges of AI and ML in medicine"
(youtube video)
WSOM+ 2017 (Nancy, France) "The eye of the beholder : visualization and interpretability in practical applications".

Currently organizing conference special sessions/workshops you might want to know about:
ESANN 2019 (Bruges, Belgium) "Societal Issues in Machine Learning: When Learning from Data is Not Enough"

Recently organized:  ESANN 2018 (Bruges, Belgium) "Deep Learning in Bioinformatics and Medicine",
IWBBIO 2018 (Granada, Spain)
"Interpretable Models in Biomedicine and Bioinformatics"

IJCNN 2017 (Anchorage, Alaska, USA) "Machine Learning for Enhancing Biomedical Data Analysis", and

NIPS 2017 (Long Beach, CA, USA) "Transparent and interpretable Machine Learning in Safety Critical Environments"

                research       publications       bio        teaching
Tel.: +34 93 4137787. avellido at lsi dot upc dot edu. //  Dpto. de Ciències de la Computació (CS) Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) BarcelonaTech

Member of 
                  brights  organization, which promotes "a naturalistic worldview, free of supernatural elements"