Roberto Casado Vara earned a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salamanca in 2019 (with an extraordinary performance PhD award). He received a degree in Mathematics from the University of Salamanca and a Master's degree in Big Data & Visual Analytics from the International University of La Rioja. He has worked for Viewnext as a data scientist and Powercenter consultant for important clients in the pharmaceutical and public administration sectors. Since 2017, he has worked in different public and private research centers, including the BISITE research group of the University of Salamanca, where he works as a researcher in several fields, such as Deep Learning, advanced mathematical models for monitoring and intelligent non-linear control, as well as blockchain; a technology in which he has obtained an official certification.
He has published more than 30 articles in international journals, books and congresses. He has also participated in more than 15 research projects and is the author of one European patent. Moreover, he is an associate editor of the IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society and a member of the scientific committee at several congresses of international prestige, including PAAMS, PACBB or DCAI. He also works as reviewer at many others. Currently, he is part of the research staff at the University of Salamanca and works at the Department of Informatics and Automation.