Departament de Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions
Web Research Group

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Vladimir Estivill-Castro is a Full Professor in our Department, and a Full Professor at Griffith University, Australia.

Vladimir received a Mathematics degree (1985) and a Master degree on mathematics (1987) from UNAM, Mexico City. He then obtained a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1991 at the University of Waterloo in Canada. He was an Assistant Professor at York University in Canada, a Lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology from 1996 to 1998, a Senior Lecturer and then Associate Professor at the University of Newcastle, 1998-2001.

His research is algorithmic engineering. He studies the design and analysis of algorithms that solve complex mathematical problems. He has made contributions to the field of data analysis with advances in clustering algorithms and spatial data mining. He has also worked extensively in privacy-preserving computation. His ability to deploy algorithms has resulted in applications in pattern analysis, computer vision and robotics. He has authored over 100 technical conference and journal articles and several book chapters and encyclopedia chapters and one monograph. He has received competitive funding in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and Spain.