Javier Andreu-Perez

Javier Andreu-Perez

Senior Lecturer (Assoc. Professor) in Human-Centred Artificial Intelligence.

University of Essex

Centre for Computational Intelligence

The Smart Health Technologies Group

Biography

Javier Andreu-Perez (PhD, MSc, BSc, HEA, EPSRC ACM, SMIEEE) is Senior Lecturer (Assoc. Professor) and Chair of the Smart Health Technologies Group within the Centre for Computational Intelligence, University of Essex (UK). He was postdoc researcher at Imperial College London (UK), where was awarded best post-doc research in Computer Sciences (2017). He as also been awarded grants at national and international level, including support from IT corporations such as Amazon, Oracle, Nvidia.

His research is within the field of Human-Centred AI, that focus on the research and development problem-driven disruptive AI to be used for and to enhance humans. Most of his research applications have had major impact in the fields of digital health, neuro-engineering, and industrial informatics. His scientific backgrounds are in the field of bio-inspired AI from Neural Networks and Evolutionary systems from a soft-computing treatment. Beyond problem-solving and performance, and great deal of his research focus on addressing questions of transparency, autonomy, bias and responsibility for the foreseen intelligent system. As a result of his large experience collaborating with the industry, he is also acquainted of DevOps and full-stack developer skills, and how to transform theoretical research to tangible goods/services.

Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Soft Computing
  • Machine/Deep Learning
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuro-engineering
  • Neurobilogy
  • Industrial Informatics

Education

  • PhD in Intelligent Systems, 2012

    Lancaster University

  • MEng in Computing and Software Engineering, 2008

    University of Granada

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