Prof. David Gómez-Ullate Oteiza
David Gómez Ullate is Distinguished Researcher at Universidad de Cádiz since 2018, and Professor of Applied Mathematics on leave from Universidad Complutense. During the period 2014-2018 he was also research staff at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (ICMAT) in Madrid.
His research interests lie in mathematical modelling of complex systems, and applying data science and machine learning to solve real world problems. Jack of all trades, he enjoys facing new problems and cross fertilization among disciplines. During the past years he has lead projects with industrial partners on fraud detection in electronic payments, sales and CTR prediction in precision marketing, and natural language processing for text mining on legal documents, as well as research projects funded by the Royal Society, Spanish MINECO and BBVA Foundation (Beca Leonardo). He has authored more than 45 research papers, some of them among the most cited in their field and achieving international prizes. He has recently been invited to give scientific talks at Harvard University, the University of Cambridge and the University of Edinburgh, among others. Besides research and transfer of knowledge, he is Associate Professor at IE Business School and teaches postgraduate courses at AFI (Analistas Financieros Internacionales).
In his free time he likes to… oh wait! … he has no free time.