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Full Professor

photo-JosepDomingo-Ferrer Josep Domingo-Ferrer www

Orcid Code

0000-0001-7213-4962

Address

Office 139. DEIM
Avda. Països Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8109

Biography

Full Professor of Computer Science at Rovira i Virgili University of Tarragona, Catalonia, where he is the Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy. He received with honors his M. Sc. and Ph. D. degrees in Computer Science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1988 and 1991 (Outstanding Graduation Award). He also holds a M. Sc. in Mathematics. His fields of activity are data privacy, data security and cryptographic protocols. In 2003, he was a co-recipient of a research prize from the Association of Telecom Engineers of Catalonia. In 2004, he got the TOYPS'2004 Award from the Junior Chambers of Catalonia. He has authored 3 patents and over 180 publications, one of which became an ISI highly-cited paper in early 2005.
He is the co-ordinator of the CONSOLIDER "ARES" team on security and privacy, one of the 34 strongest scientific teams in Spain.He was the co-ordinator of EU FP5 project CO-ORTHOGONAL and of several Spanish funded and U. S. funded research projects. He has chaired or co-chaired 9 international conferences on security and privacy and is an Associate Editor in three international journals. In 2004, Prof. Domingo-Ferrer was a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University. He has also visited Siemens AG Corporate R+D (Munich), the University of Wisconsin and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

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photo-MariaBras-Amorós Maria Bras-Amorós www

Orcid Code

0000-0002-3481-004X

Address

Office 234. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8459

Biography

Full Professor at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona. She received the Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in 2003. Part of her doctoral and postdoctoral work was developed at San Diego State University, California. She has been with the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and is currently with the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona. Her main research interests are in the area of coding theory and discrete mathematics. She leads the subgroup COPRICA

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photo-DavidS√°nchez David S√°nchez

Orcid Code

0000-0001-7275-7887

Address

Office 139. DEIM
Avda. Països Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 9657

Biography

David S√°nchez (male, 1980) is a Full Professor of Computer Science at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona. He received his MSc with honours in Computer Science in 2003 and his PhD in Computer Science from the Technical University of Catalonia in 2008. His fields of research are artificial intelligence, knowledge based systems, data semantics and privacy protection.
He has won the ICREA-Acadèmia Prize in 2020, awarded for a 5-year period by the Government of Catalonia to the research leaders among faculty members in Catalan universities. In 2014 he received the the Burgen Scholarship award by the Academia Europaea, given to younger European scholars who are emerging talents in their fields.
He has been involved in 35 research projects, including the coordination of the H2020 project "CLARUS". He has authored over 180 publications, including 77 journal publications (6 of which became ISI highly cited papers), and has received 6 best paper awards. His H-index is 43 (June 23, 2021). He ranks among the world`s top 1% cited computer sciencists (Essential Science Indicators). He has advised 5 PhD theses. He has served in the program committee of 55 conferences on artificial intelligence and privacy.

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Associate professor

photo-JordiCastellà-Roca Jordi Castellà-Roca www

Orcid Code

0000-0002-0037-9888

Address

Office 147, Lab 131. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8876

Biography

Associated professor at Rovira i Virgili University, he is currently a member of the UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy. He got his title of Engineer in Computer Systems from University of Lleida in 1998, the title of Engineer in Computer Science from Rovira i Virgili University in 2000 and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2005. His research focuses on the fields of cryptography (cryptographic protocols) and privacy. He has published over 30 works in international journals, book chapters, international and national congresses. Now he is part of the advisory board of an international magazine, and he has been a member of the scientific and organizing committee in several international congresses. He has participated in Spanish-funded and Catalan-funded research projects. He is the main researcher in two research projects funded by Rovira i Virgili University. He has also participated in several transfer projects, and he is the author of six patents, five of them international and in operation. He is a founding partner of three technology companies that have been awarded.

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photo-Josep M.Mateo-Sanz Josep M. Mateo-Sanz

Orcid Code

0000-0002-6352-9863

Address

Office 223. DEQ
Avda. Països Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 9676

Biography

Tenured assistant professor at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona.

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photo-AlexandreViejo Alexandre Viejo

Orcid Code

0000-0003-2342-5100

Address

Lab 132. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8270

Biography

Alexandre Viejo is a tenure-track lecturer at Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona, Spain). He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rovira i Virgili University in 2008. He received a Master in Telematics Engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain) in 2007. He got his M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Rovira i Virgili University in 2005. In 2009, he was a researcher at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berlin, Germany). His fields of activity are data privacy, data security and cryptographic protocols.

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photo-OriolFarràs Oriol Farràs

Orcid Code

0000-0002-7495-5980

Address

Lab 133. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8270

Biography

Oriol FarraŐÄs is Associated Professor (professor agregat) with the Department of Computer Engineering and Mathematics, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). He received the degree in mathematics from Universitat PoliteŐÄcnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2004, and the degree in telecommunication engineering from UPC in 2005, studying both degrees under the guidance of CFIS. He received the Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from UPC in 2010. He was Assistant Professor at UPC, Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Department of Computer Science of the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Juan de la Cierva Researcher with URV, and tenure-track Assistant Professor with URV. His research interests include secret sharing schemes, cryptography, matroid theory and information theory.

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Ramon y Cajal Researcher

photo-RolandoTrujillo Rolando Trujillo

Orcid Code

0000-0002-8714-4626

Address

Office 141. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8270

Biography

Dr. Rolando Trujillo is a Ramon y Cajal researcher at Rovira i Virgili University (URV) and a multiple medallist in Mathematical Olympiads. Prior to joining the URV, he held a senior lecturer position at Deakin University (Australia) and a postdoctoral position at the University of Luxembourg. His research interests span the areas of formal methods, computer security and privacy protection. His work appears in the most important publication venues in computer security, such as ACM CCS, S\&P, ESORICS and CSF.

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Researcher

photo-MontserratBatet Montserrat Batet

Orcid Code

0000-0001-8174-7592

Address

Lab 133. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8270

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photo-CarlesAnglès Carles Anglès

Orcid Code

0000-0003-4455-4411

Address

Lab 132. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8270

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photo-AlbertoBlanco-Justicia Alberto Blanco-Justicia

Orcid Code

0000-0002-1108-8082

Address

Lab 132. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8270

Biography

Alberto Blanco Justicia is a postdoctoral researcher at Universitat Rovira i Virgili. He obtained MSc in Computer Security in 2013 from Universitat Rovira i Virgili, and his PhD in Computer Engineering and Mathematics of Security from the same university in 2017, with a thesis focused on the reconciliation of privacy, security and functionality in e-commerce applications. His research interests are data privacy, data security and cryptographic protocols. He has been involved in several European and national Spanish research projects, as well as technology transfer contracts with Google and Abertis Telecom.

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photo-SergioMartínez Sergio Martínez

Orcid Code

0000-0002-3941-5348

Address

Lab 133. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

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photo-JordiRibes Jordi Ribes

Orcid Code

0000-0001-6329-7380

Address

Lab 132. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

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CoFund Predoctoral Fellow

photo-YounasKhan Younas Khan

Address

Lab 132. DEIM Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26 43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

Biography

Younas Khan belongs to the most beautiful valley in Pakistan. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar, in 2015, and his postgraduate degree from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad in 2019. During his PG he was able to work on numerous machine learning algorithms, present 5 international conference papers, and develop two applications. Currently, he is a CoFund Predoctoral Fellow, with a project related to the synergy between Machine Learning and Privacy.

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FPU Predoctoral grantholder

photo-CristòfolDaudén Cristòfol Daudén

Orcid Code

0000-0002-4607-4035

Address

Lab 132. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

Biography

Cristòfol Daudén Esmel obtained his Bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Biotechnology from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) in Tarragona, 2019. He is currently finishing a MSc in Computer Science Engineering and Artificial Intelligence in the URV while he is working as a PDI student in the CRISES research group.

Their main research interests are in the fields of data privacy, cybersecurity and cryptography.

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FPI Predoctoral grantholder

photo-RamiHaffar Rami Haffar

Orcid Code

0000-0002-0139-246X

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Phone

+34 977 558270

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FI Predoctoral grantholder

photo-NajeebJebreel Najeeb Jebreel

Orcid Code

0000-0002-4911-3802

Address

Lab 132. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

Biography

Najeeb Jebreel is a predoctoral grantholder at Universitat Rovira i Virgili. He obtained a Bachelor of Computer Science in 2009 from Hodeidah University, Yemen, and his master degree in Computer Security and Artificial Intelligence in 2019 from Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona - Spain. His research interests are data privacy and security in machine learning.

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photo-MarianaRosas Mariana Rosas

Address

Lab 131. DEIM Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26 43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

Biography

Mariana Rosas Ribeiro has License in Mathematics from Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (2018) and Master in Mathematics from Universidade Federal de Uberl√Ęndia (2021), both in Brazil. She has experience in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, acting on Fuzzy Logic and Algebraic Topology. Since 2022 she is a PhD student at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Catalunya, where she works with Numerical Semigroups and Codes.

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Predoctoral grantholder

photo-Ashneet Khandpur Ashneet Khandpur

Address

Lab 131. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

Biography

Ashneet Khandpur Singh obtained her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the university of La Laguna (Canary Islands), where she did the degree's thesis about Signal Protocol, which gave rise to a great interest in the field of cryptography. Later, she obtained her master's degree in Advanced Mathematics and Mathematical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Barcelona), which led her to this PhD in the URV.

Her main research interest are in the fields of machine learning and cybersecurity.

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photo-BenetManzanares Benet Manzanares

Orcid Code

0000-0001-7254-2560

Address

Lab 132. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26 43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

Biography

Benet Manzanares Salor obtained his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) in Tarragona, 2020. He is currently finishing an interuniversitary MSc in Artificial Intelligence in the URV, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Universitat de Barcelona (UB) while he is working as junior researcher in the CRISES research group. Their main research interests are in the fields of data anonymization, deep learning and neuroscience.

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Research engineer

photo-Jes√ļs A.Manj√≥n Jes√ļs A. Manj√≥n

Orcid Code

0000-0003-3513-8109

Address

Lab 131. DEIM
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 55 8270

Biography

Jes√ļs A. Manj√≥n works in the CRISES research group since 2006, in which he mainly carries out management, administration and programming tasks.
He received from Universitat Rovira i Virgili his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering in 2004 and a M.Sc. in Computer Security in 2008. He has participated in several national and European funded research projects and he has coauthored of several research publications on security and privacy.

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UNESCO Privacy Chair Assistant

photo-MoisesPedrajas Moises Pedrajas

Address

Lab 131. DEIM
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Avda. Pa√Įsos Catalans 26
43007 Tarragona

Phone

+34 977 558270

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