Jorge Lobo is an ICREA Research Professor in Departament de Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions at UPF as well as Visiting Professor in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London.
He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a M.Sc. and a B.E. from Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela. Before joining ICREA, he was Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. Prior to IBM, he was principal architect at Teltier Technologies, a startup company in the wireless telecom space, researcher at Bell Labs in Murray Hill and tenured associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research interest crosses several areas in computers science: AI, Network and Distributed Systems Management, Security and Privacy. For the last 15 years he has been working in using tools and techniques from formal models of knowledge representation and reasoning for the management of computer and network systems. He has published two books, over 100 refereed articles in scientific journals and conference proceedings, and holds 9 patents in policy technologies. Jorge is an ACM Distinguished Scientist.