Esther Villar

Tecnalia Research & Innovation

Dr. Esther Villar holds a PhD in Information and Communication Technologies (2015) from the University of Alcalá (Spain). She achieved her Computer Scientist degree (2010) from the University of Deusto, and her MSc (2012) in Computer Languages and Systems from the UNED (National University of Distance Education). Her areas of interest and knowledge include Natural Language Processing (NLP), detection of impersonation in social networks, semantic web and machine learning. She has made several contributions at conferences and has published in various journals in those fields. Currently, she is working within the OPTIMA (Optimization Modeling & Analytics) business of Tecnalia’s ICT Division as a data scientist in projects related to the prediction and optimization of management and industrial processes: resource planning, energy efficiency, etc.

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