The Data Science Community includes:

  • Academics who carry out research in Statistics, Machine Learning and the social sciences
  • Machine Learning researchers from the industry
  • Practitioners from the data science and analytics industry

The Center has a visitor program and provides mentoring to PhD students.

  • Omiros Papaspiliopoulos

    Omiros Papaspiliopoulos

    Computational Statistics
    Machine Learning
    Statistical Modelling
    Stochastic Processes

  • David Rossell

    David Rossell

    Applied Statistics
    Experimental Design
    Bayesian Statistics

  • Alex Karatzoglou

    Alex Karatzoglou

    Applied Statistics
    Machine Learning
    Deep Learning

  • José García-Montalvo

    José García-Montalvo

    Applied Economics
    Property Markets

Members and collaborators

Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professors

Name Affiliation Research Interests
Elisa Alòs UPF and BGSE Mathematical Finance, Malliavin Calculus, Fractional Brownian Motion
Majid Al-Sadoon UPF and BGSE Time Series Econometrics, Econometric Theory, Applied Macroeconomics
Jose Apesteguia ICREA-UPF and BGSE Decision Making, Game Theory, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics
Christian Brownlees UPF and BGSE Time Series, Network Analysis
Christian Fons-Rosen UPF and BGSE Applied Microeconomics, Innovation, Political Economy, Corporate Finance
Michael Greenacre UPF and BGSE Applied Statistics, Multivariate Analysis, Correspondence Analysis
Gábor Lugosi ICREA-UPF and BGSE Theory of Machine Learning, Combinatorial Statistics, Online Learning and Prediction, Random Graphs and Structures, Concentration Inequalities
Mihalis Markakis UPF and BGSE Modeling, analysis, and optimization of stochastic systems and their applications to Operations Research and Management Science
Christian Michel UPF and BGSE Empirical Industrial Organization, Behavioral Economics, Organizational Economics, Antitrust Economics
Eulàlia Nualart UPF and BGSE Stochastic Analysis, Malliavin Calculus and applications to Finance
Jordi Quoidbach UPF and BGSE Social Psychology, Decision Making, Management, Consumer Behavior, Happiness, Emotion Regulation
Albert Satorra UPF and BGSE Multivariate Analysis, Structural Equation Models, Small Area Estimation, Applied Statistics
Frederic Udina UPF and BGSE, Director of Idescat Non-parametric Curve Estimation, Computational Statistics and Probabilities, Dynamic Graphics
Piotr Zwiernik UPF and BGSE Graphical Models, Latent Tree Models, Algebraic Statistics, Combinatorics

Collaborators from academia and industry

Name Affiliation 
Pau Agulló Managing Director, Kernel Analytics
Ioannis Arapakis Research Scientist, Telefónica Research
Argimiro Arratia Professor of Computer Science, UPC
Guglielmo Bartolozzi Data Scientist, Kernel Analytics
Matthew Eric Bassett Executive Director, Gower Street Analytics
Gaston Besanson Data Scientist, Accenture Analytics Innovation Center
Joan de Martí Adjunct Professor of Economics, UPF
Stephen E. Hansen Associate Professor of Economics, University of Oxford
Ilias Leontiadis Research Associate, Telefónica Research
Ioannis Kosmidis Senior Lecturer, UCL
Marc Noy Professor of Applied Mathematics, UPC
Hrvoje Stojic Visiting Researcher, UCL

Visitors 2016-17

Alejandra Avalos Pacheco OxWaSP, UK June 2017
Divikar Kumar OxWaSP, UK June 2017
Kayvan Sadeghi University of Cambridge, UK March 2017
Thorsten Rheinlander Vienna Institute of Technology, Austria February 2017
Dalila Ribaudo Pavia/Italy January 2017
Rui Castro TU Eindhoven/Netherlands January 2017
Shahar Mendelson Technion, Israel/ANU, Australia January 2017
Steffen Lauritzen University of Copenhagen, Denmark January 2017
Caroline Uhler Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA January 2017
Varun Jog University of Wisconsin, USA December 2016
Masaaki Fukasawa Osaka University, Japan September 2016
Past visitors
Nicolò Cesa-Bianchi Milan April 2016
Shahar Mendelson Technion and ANU April 2016
Nicolas Chopin ENSAE, France March 2016
Thorsten Rheinlander Vienna Institute of Technology, Austria February 2016
Anna Ben-Hamou University Paris-Diderot, France January 2016
Steffen Lauritzen University of Copenhagen, Denmark January 2016
Caroline Uhler Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA January 2016
Roberto Imbuzeiro Oliveira IMPA, Brazil December 2015 – January 2016
Neil Walton University of Manchester, UK November 2015
Ioannis Kosmidis University College London, UK November 2015
Tongliang Liu University of Technology, Sydney, Australia October 2015 – March 2016
Gareth Roberts University of Warwick, UK October 2015
Rasmus Waagepetersens University of Copenhagen, Denmark October 2015
Nicolas Chopin CREST, France March 2015
Remi Piatek University of Copenhagen, Denmark March 2015
Sergios Agapiou Warwick University, UK November 2014
Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter Vienna University, Austria May 2015
Aleksandar Mijatović Imperial College, UK January 2014
Matteo Barigozzi London School of Economics, UK September 2013
Nicolas Chopin CREST, France May 2013
Sergios Agapiou Warwick University, UK March 2013
Flavio Gonçalves Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil February 2013
Matteo Ruggiero Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy December 2012
Gergely Neu Budapest University of Technology, Hungary November 2012
PhD Students
  • G. Stefan Gudmundsson
  • Dmitrii Tikhonenko
  • Vasiliki Velona