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Karina Gibert

Data Mining, Data Science, KEMLg, eHealth, environmental applications, Hackingbullipedia, Intelligent Decision Support Systems, Preprocessing, Postprocessing, Knowledge Discovery from Data bases
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Full professor


Campus Nord UPC
C5 building, level 2, room 219
C/ Jordi Girona 1-3, 08034 Barcelona


Phone: +34 93 4017323
e-mail: karina.gibert(at)upc.edu

Pioneer member of the research group LIAM
Pioneer member of the research group KEMLG
Head of the KEMLG group from April 2013


Main interests:
Data Science, Knowledge Discovery from Databases, Data Mining,  Multivariate Statistics, Clustering, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, hybrid AI and Statistics Data Mining methods, Intelligent Decision Support Systems, Preprocessing, Postprocessing, Heterogeneous data analysis, health applications, environmental applications

More information:

Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence in Data Science for Energy Management in Sustainability Energies

      
 

 

Links and Highlights

Positions and Awards

    • December 2018: Premi donaTIC 2018-acadèmica/investigadora. Generalitat de Catalunya http://www.barcelonadot.com/premis-dona-tic-2018/ and https://www.fib.upc.edu/ca/la-fib/la-facultat/premis-i-reconeixements/karina-gibert-guanya-el-premi-dona-tic-academicainvestigadora-12x12-2018
    • October 2018: Member of the Working group Catalonia.AI. General Secretary of Telecomunications, Cybersecurity and Digital Society. Generalitat de Catalunya. https://catalonia.ai/
    • October 2018: Chair of the Int'l Conference of the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence. Roses, October 8-10, 2018. https://ccia2018.upc.edu
    • May 2018: Founder of Comissió donesCOEINF to follow-up the gender gap in informatics engineering from the Official Chamber of Informatics Engineering in Catalonia https://enginyeriainformatica.cat/?page_id=25696
    • March 2018: Secretary of Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research Center (UPC). https://ideai.upc.edu
    • January 2018: External researcher of the Visual and Decision Analytics Lab (VIDEA lab). Center for Mental Health Research, Australian National University.  https://rsph.anu.edu.au/research/groups/visual-and-decision-analytics-lab-videa
    • January 2018: Advisor of the Fundació Privada Observatori de la Sostenibilitat d'Andorra for data science processes. http://www.obsa.ad/
    • May 2017: ViceDean of Bigdata and Data Science of the Professional Official Bar Computer Science Engineering od Catalonia: https://enginyeriainformatica.cat/?p=21550
    • July 2016: Member of the board of the Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) https://www.iemss.org/
    • July 2015: Member of the IASC Committee on Computational Statistics and Data Mining for Knowledge Discovery (International Association of Statistical Computing) https://iasc-isi.org/committees/
    • Novembre, 27th 2013: A team leaded by Karina Gibert wins the international contest The HackingBullipedia Global Challenge, organized by El Bulli Foundation and Telefonica and calling for talent and innovative ideas to contribute to the Bullipedia project. The team, composed by Karina Gib­ert, Javier Vázquez-Salceda, Sergio Álvarez-Napagao, Luis Oliva-Felipe, Beat­riz Sevilla-Villanueva, Arturo Tejeda and Ignasi Gómez-Sebastià from the KEMLg research group at UPC defended the proposal  entitled GENESIS: Intelligent Decision Support for Creativity through Evolutive Analysis (see the video and find details about the contest in Hackingbullipedia), which passed as a finalist of the contest on November the 7th 2013. Front Page News in UPC e-informacions (2013/12/05): Un equip de la UPC guanya la competició internacional HackingBullipedia. News in Wired (2013/11/25): Winning Bullipedia Hackers' extract the DNA of recipes and reimagine cooking as programming and Wired (2013/11/28): Meet the gastronomic innovators helping Ferran Adrià disrupt the kitchen.  News in Telefonica Innovation Hub (2013/11/28): Genesis and Huevo Programming Language win Hacking Bullipedia Global Challenge
    • October 2013: Chair of Scientific Committee of Int'l Conference of Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence. Vic, October 2013.
    • July 2007: Elected Fellow of the International Environmental and Modelling Society (iEMSs)


Scientific Production

  • View all Karina's publications in my Google Scholar profile
  • December 2018: Editor of the Special Issue on Environemental Data Science. Applications to Climate Change and Echological Footprint in Environmental Modelling and Software v 110. Elsevier
  • August 2018: Co-editor of the Special Issue on  Environmental Data Science.  Applications to Air pollution and Water Cycle  in Environmental Modelling and Software Journal, v 106 Elsevier.
  • December 9th, 2016: Editor of the Special Issue on Environmental Data Mining. AIComm v 29(6). IOSPress:  http://content.iospress.com/journals/ai-communications/29/6
  • January, 2015: Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence in the Catalan Association of Artificial Intelligence (AIComm v 28(1). IOSPress. http://content.iospress.com/journals/ai-communications/28/1
  • November 2006: Special Issue on Minería de Datos. Inteligencia Artificial. Revista Iberoamericana de IA v10(29). Springer

Media

    • December 18, 2018 Intervención en el programa Revolució4.0, Karina Gibert: "En enginyeria informàtica, la presència femenina és mínima". Catalunya Ràdio, dirigido por Xantal Llavinia. https://www.ccma.cat/catradio/alacarta/revolucio-4-0/karina-gibert-en-enginyeria-informatica-la-presencia-femenina-es-minima/audio/1023782/

    • November 22, 2018: Escenari actual i futur de la Intel·ligència Artificial. Cicle IA. Col.legi Oficial d'Enginyers Industrials, Barcelona. https://www.eic.cat/jornades/1102397

    • September 14, 2018 Programa de ràdio La ciencia que somos, Iberoamérica al aire, de radio UNAM, México, dirigido por Sofía Flores y Ángel Figueroa. Viernes, 14 set 2018, 11:00 am, Big Data y Salud (minuto 30:02) Podcast

    • February 15, 2018: Charla "Com es passa d'estudiant d'informàtica a participar en millores a la sanitat", Jornada Dia de la dona i la nena en la ciència,amb motiu del International Day of Women and Girls in Science,  Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona. 15 feb 2018 http://media.fib.upc.edu/fibtv/streamingmedia/view/2/1434

    • November 2017 Interview in-Movement course Liderar y ser Liderado: https://www.in-inmovement.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Karina_Gilabert.mp4?_=7

    • Jun 30, 2017: Charla L'us de les ontologies digitals i el data science per al suport a la presa de decisions estratègiques o la gestió de sistemes complexos. LabMetadecidim. Ajuntament de Barcelona https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANmkbBSW

  • On-line conference: BBVA Innovation Center Conference, Madrid: Nuevas Tendencias y herramientas de minería de datos para la detección de fraude. (The Streaming section contains the complete video of the speach) (2015/03/12) Front page news in BBVA Innovation Center News (2015/03/16) Las cualidades de un data scientist para realizar una buena minería de datos
  • On-line radio Interview. Els matins de Radio 4 (RNE), conducted by Ramon Castelló. Smart Cities (2014/11/20, from min 22)
  • Video Lecture LEARNING2006: Data Mining as a Tool for Analysing Environmental Systems
  • Programa Perspectivas. Canal Cultural TV Costa Rica 2004 (complete vídeo, only second part) .