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Josep Casanovas García and Cristina Montañola Sales from the inLab FIB lab of the Barcelona School of Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech (UPC) are visiting PEL and will present their research activities.
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Josep Casanovas García and Cristina Montañola Sales from the [http://inlab.fib.upc.edu/en/inlab-fib inLab FIB lab] of the Barcelona School of Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech (UPC) are visiting PEL and will present their research activities.
  
== inLab FIB ==
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inLab FIB is an innovation and research lab based in the Barcelona School of Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech (UPC) that integrates academic personnel from different UPC departments and its own technical staff to provide solutions to a wide range of demands that involve several areas of expertise.
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Professor Josep Casanovas (Ph.D. in Computer Science, Industrial Engineer, MSc in Economics) is the head of inLab FIB, formerly called LCFIB, at Barcelona School of Informatics. He is a full professor of the Statistics and Operations Research Department at UPC.
  
inLab FIB, formerly LCFIB, has more than three decades of experience in developing applications using the latest ICT technologies, collaborating in different research and innovation projects and creating customized solutions for public administrations, industry, large companies and SMEs using agile methodologies.
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His main research areas are Modelling and Simulation, Internet and Information Systems. He is the author of numerous research articles and other kinds of publications and has collaborated in the development of many projects for the European Union and other companies and institutions.
  
Nearly 70 people including academic and technical staff and students form our the inLab team, located in the International Campus of Excellence BKC (Barcelona Knowledge Campus).
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Between 1998 and 2004 he was dean of the Barcelona School of Informatics. In addition, Prof. Casanovas has been vice-rector of university policies of the Technical University of Catalonia (2006-2011) with responsibilities in strategic projects like the definition of new university governance models, reformulation of university departmental structure or design and promotion of the new Diagonal-Besos Campus in Barcelona. He was also responsible for ICT policies at UPC.
  
Since June 2013, the security team to coordinate emergency in computer networks esCERT-UPC joined the inLab providing their entire knowledge and experience in Information Security.
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Currently, Josep Casanovas is co-director of LogiSim (Centre of Simulation and Optimization of Logistic Systems) and coordinator of the Severo Ochoa Research Excellence Program in the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS).
  
In January 2014, inLab FIB joined as a member of the center CIT UPC, currently largest technology center volume of technology transfer from Catalonia. With this addition we hope to enhance cooperation with companies and institutions and to cooperate with other members of the CIT UPC in more complex and multidisciplinary projects.
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[[File:cristina.jpeg||left|100px]] PhD in Statistics and Operations Research from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). She is currently doing her research in the area of social simulation in collaboration with the Department of Computer Applications in Science and Engineering from Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). She holds an MSc in Computer Science from UPC. She has experience in simulation methodology applied to transport and social systems. Her research interests include agent-based modelling, computer simulation and high-performance computing

Revision as of 08:34, 22 May 2015

Josep Casanovas García and Cristina Montañola Sales from the inLab FIB lab of the Barcelona School of Informatics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech (UPC) are visiting PEL and will present their research activities.

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Professor Josep Casanovas (Ph.D. in Computer Science, Industrial Engineer, MSc in Economics) is the head of inLab FIB, formerly called LCFIB, at Barcelona School of Informatics. He is a full professor of the Statistics and Operations Research Department at UPC.

His main research areas are Modelling and Simulation, Internet and Information Systems. He is the author of numerous research articles and other kinds of publications and has collaborated in the development of many projects for the European Union and other companies and institutions.

Between 1998 and 2004 he was dean of the Barcelona School of Informatics. In addition, Prof. Casanovas has been vice-rector of university policies of the Technical University of Catalonia (2006-2011) with responsibilities in strategic projects like the definition of new university governance models, reformulation of university departmental structure or design and promotion of the new Diagonal-Besos Campus in Barcelona. He was also responsible for ICT policies at UPC.

Currently, Josep Casanovas is co-director of LogiSim (Centre of Simulation and Optimization of Logistic Systems) and coordinator of the Severo Ochoa Research Excellence Program in the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS).


Cristina.jpeg

PhD in Statistics and Operations Research from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). She is currently doing her research in the area of social simulation in collaboration with the Department of Computer Applications in Science and Engineering from Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). She holds an MSc in Computer Science from UPC. She has experience in simulation methodology applied to transport and social systems. Her research interests include agent-based modelling, computer simulation and high-performance computing