Biography: Dr Ignacio Castineiras is a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the Cork Institute of Technology,
where he teaches a variety of modules in Big Data at BSc and MSc level. He received a BSc (2007), MSc (2009), MEd (2011) and PhD (2014) in Computer Science at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. He collaborates in the SEAI R&D project SMARTeBuses on the implementation of sustainable and efficient electric transportation networks. He has previously worked in different R&D projects at EU and national level on the modelling and solving of real-world combinatorial optimisation problems. He acts as student mentor for the CIT Programming Society – IEEE Student Branch.
Research Interests: Big Data Analytics; Machine Learning; Combinatorial Optimisation.