Jordi Torres Vinals

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I’m a Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya UPC Barcelona Tech and, Research Manager of the research group “Emerging Technologies for Artificial Intelligence” at Barcelona Supercomputing Center. Throughout my career, I have applied High-Performance Computing knowledge to areas like Cloud Computing or Big Data. My current research focuses on Supercomputing applied to Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning. I have taught academic subjects in all these areas, wrote scientific publications, advised doctoral theses and, participated in R&D projects with companies and institutions. I’m also a writer of technical books, and in the past, I collaborated actively with different mass media and gave lectures in various forums.