Dr. Javier Lacasta Miguel holds a PhD in Computer Science and since 2019 works as Associate Professor (Profesor Titular de Universidad) at the Computer Science and Systems Engineering Department of the University of Zaragoza. Since 2002 his research work has focused around the problem of information retrieval in geographical and bibliographical data collections. His interests include GeoSpatial data modelling, knowledge management, semantic web, information retrieval, artificial intelligence and data mining.
Along the last years, he has co-authored more than 80 publications in books, journals or conference proceedings. He has also participated in several public R+D calls, and in national and European research technology transfer contracts, several as project IP.