Carlos Gerardo Rodriguez Penagos

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Dr. Carlos Rodriguez Penagos is a researcher and expert in Language Technologies. Leads the creation within the BSC of the Oficina Técnica de Gestión for the Plan Nacional de Impulso a las Tecnologías del Lenguaje to use HPC to exploit the possibilities of Natural Language Processing for Public and Private institutions. (PITL website)

He was senior researcher at Barcelona Media and at Grupo AIA. He has a Ph.D. in Linguistics at the Pompeu Fabra University, with Computational Linguistics as specialty. His major areas of expertise are Information Extraction, Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Engineering and Opinion Mining. He has taught and coordinated various international research projects at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and the National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), where he mined biomedical literature. He has been awarded various research grants by the National Science and Technology Council (Mexico) and the Generalitat de Catalunya Government (Spain).