About me

Professor @UPM

Ernestina Menasalvas (F) is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science of Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). She studied Computer Science and she has a PhD in Computer Science. She leads the MIDAS “Data Mining and data simulation group” at the Center of Biotechnology in UPM and she is databases and data mining professor at UPM. Her research activities are in various aspects of data mining project development and in the last few years her research has focused on data analysis in the medical field specifically on extracting patterns from clinical notes. She has participated in more than 30 projects related to extracting knowledge from datasets (H2020, FP7, EIT-Health, …) . She has published more than 40 papers in journals including Data and Knowledge Engineering Journal, , Physics Reports, Information Sciences, Expert Systems with applications, Journal of Medical Systems and International, Journal of Intelligent Data Analysis and Computer and Programs methods in Biomedicince.

Leader of the MIDAS (Data Mining and Simulation) research group at CTB-UPM with 20+ years of experience in all aspects of data analysis. Her research integrates a combination of strong and heterogeneous theoretical backgrounds; with the involvement in different real-world problems, including health, industrial, and social web applications. Nowadays is actively working on H2020 projects: IASIS; Bigmedilytics; BDVe and Cross-Cpp