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We work with researchers from different universities and countries, where each member contributes to research in one of our areas. As you can see, our collaborators are from Cauca Murcia University (Spain), León University (Spain), University (Colombia), Cauca University institution (Colombia), Catholic University of the North (Chile), Valparaíso University (Chile), and Shibaura Institute of Technology (Japan).

Each member of this laboratory is currently doing research for this laboratory.

CO-FOUNDER

Paul Leger
Paul Leger
Ph. D. in Computer Science

I am an associate professor at Universidad Católica del Norte (Chile). My research interests include issues related to programming languages, software engineering, and different programming approaches. I received his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Chile.

Email: pleger@ucn.cl
Phone: (+56-51) 220 6880
Ismael Figueroa
Ismael Figueroa
Ph. D. in Computer Science

Professor at Universidad de Valparaíso. I am interested in applying machine learning and software engineering techniques in the context of computing for business.

Email: ismael.figueroa@uv.cl
Phone: +56 32 250 7965
Hiroaki Fukuda
Hiroaki Fukuda
Ph. D. in Computer Science

I am at associate professor at Shibaura Institute of Technology Japan. I received his Ph.D in Computer Science from Keio University. My research interests include Programming Language, Software Engineering, Distributed System and System Software

Email: hiroaki@shibaura-it.ac.jp
Phone: (+81)358598518

COLLABORATORS

Cecilia Camacho
Cecilia Camacho
Ph. D. in Computer Science

I am professor at Colegio Mayor del Cauca University institution. I am interested in software product lines and Software Process Engineering.

Email: cecamacho@unimayor.edu.co
Phone: (57-2) 8333390 - Ext 321

Vannessa Duarte
Vannessa Duarte
Ph. D. in Engineering Sciences

I am an Engineering in Computer Science, Universidad Nacional Experimental del Táchira, Venezuela. I got my doctoral degree in 2018 in Engineering Sciences from Universidad Central de Venezuela. I am interested in Biological models and machine learning technology applied in a medical context.

Email: vannessa.duarte@ucn.cl
Phone: (+56-51) 220 9839

Paulina Gutierrez
Paulina Gutierrez
Ph. D. in Educational Entrepreneurship

Ph. D. in Educational Entrepreneurship at Portland University. I am currently an assistant professor at the Catholic University of the North.

Email: pgutierrez@ucn.cl
Phone: (+56-51) 220 9999

Carmen Hidalgo-Alcázar
Carmen Hidalgo-Alcázar
Ph. D. in Marketing

I am an Assistant Professor at the University of León (Spain). My research interests are tourism marketing, new technologies applied to tourism, and consumer behavior. I received my Ph. D. in Marketing at the University of Murcia (Spain).

Email: mhida@unileon.es
Phone: +34 987 291544

Julio Hurtado
Julio Hurtado
Ph. D. in Computer Science

Ph. D. in Computer Science at the University of Chile. Research interests are Software Architectures, Software Product Lines, and Software Process Engineering.

Email: ahurtado@unicauca.edu.co
Phone:

Pavel Novoa
Pavel Novoa
Ph. D. in Information and Communication Technologies

Ph.D. in Information and Communication Technologies at University of Granada (Spain). Professor of Catholic University of the North. Research interest: Computational Intelligence, Metaheuristics, Bioinspired Optimization, Learning Technologies.

Email: pavel.novoa@ucn.cl
Phone:

Manuela Lopez
Manuela Lopez
Ph. D. in Marketing

Manuela López (Ph. D. from the University of Murcia, Spain) is an assistant professor of Marketing at the University of Murcia. Her research interests are focused on the influence of eWOM on consumer behavior, WOM marketing, and social media.

Email: manuela.lopez@um.es
Phone: +34 868 88 44 37

Oswaldo Terán
Oswaldo Terán
Ph. D. in Computational Modelling

Systems Engineer and M.Sc in Applied Statistics at the University of Los Andes, Venezuela; Ph. D. in Computational Modelling at the Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK; Post-Doc in the EMOTES Project at the Université de Toulouse 1, Toulouse, France. Professor at the Catholic University of the North, Chile, 2019 to present.

Email: oswaldo.teran@ucn.cl
Phone: (+56-51) 220 6818

STUDENTS/ALUMNI

Natalia Araya
Natalia Araya

Basic knowledge in business, management control and information technologies, with special interest in learning and developing computer solutions for the business area.

Email: arayap.natalia@gmail.com
Diego Cortes
Diego Cortes

Undergraduate student in a computer science and engineering program study at Univer- sidad Católica del Norte (Chile).

Email: dcf013@alumnos.ucn.cl
Barbara Pizarro
Barbara Pizarro

Undergraduate student in a computer science and engineering program study at Universidad Católica del Norte (Chile)

Email: barbara.pizarro@alumnos.ucn.cl
Domingo Pinto
Domingo Pinto

Undergraduate student in a computer science and engineering program study at Universidad Católica del Norte (Chile).

Email: dpt001@alumnos.ucn.cl
Tomás Vélez
Tomás Vélez

Undergraduate student in a computer science and engineering program study at Univer- sidad Católica del Norte (Chile).

Email: tomasvzn@gmail.com
Felipe Ruiz
Felipe Ruiz

Undergraduate student in a computer science and engineering program study at Universidad Católica del Norte (Chile).

Email: felipe.ruiz@alumnos.ucn.cl
Guillermo Victorero
Guillermo Victorero

Undergraduate student in a computer science and engineering program study at Univer- sidad Católica del Norte (Chile).

Email: guillermo.victorero@alumnos.ucn.cl
Kento Toriumi
Kento Toriumi

Undergraduate student in a computer science and engineering program study at Shibaura Institute of Technology (Japan).

Email: kento.toriumi@gmail.com
Matías Salinas
Matías Salinas

Master in Computer Science Engineering & Computer Science Engineer from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Currently, I work as a Fullstack Developer in the Online Education Project at Universidad de Chile.

Email: madasaso@gmail.com

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