Oscar Romero

Oscar Romero


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Academic Staff

Doctor in Information Technology and Associate Professor in the Department of Services and Information Systems Engineering at the UPC, expert in Big Data and Business Intelligence.

Oscar Romero is the coordinator at the UPC of the Erasmus Mundus IT4BI Master (Information Technologies for Business Intelligence). He currently teaches courses on relational and non-relational databases (also known as NoSQL), Open Data and Business Intelligence in the IT4BI master's degree and Data Mining & Business Intelligence, as well as in computer science degree. He is also responsible for the postgraduate in Big Data Management and Analytics at the UPC School.

His research focuses on the complete cycle of the automation of decision processes (or Business Intelligence) for non-experienced users and without technical knowledge (also known as BI 2.0, Exploratory BI or Situational BI, among others). like Big Data Management. More specifically, their interests are centered on the automation of design / implementation / tuning of decision systems (schema and data flows), the use of semantic tools (typically, of the Semantic Web) for automation of These processes and the design and optimization of NoSQL systems.

To date he has published numerous articles in specialized research conferences and magazines in these fields, as well as several book chapters, and acts as an external reviewer in several specialized conferences / magazines in his field of research. He has also given numerous guest lectures in international research groups and symposia and carried out two research stays at Univ. Free from Bolzano-Bozen and the University of France François Rabelais de Tours. His industrial collaborations include several projects with leading BI / Big Data companies such as SAP, HP Labs, Euranova and WHO, among others.