Ferran Torrent

Lead Data Scientist

Electrical, Electronic and Automatic Engineering

University of Girona

Spain

Editor

Biography

Ferran Torrent-Fontbona received the Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree (2011) from the Polytechnique University of Catalonia (UPC), the M.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence (2012) from the University of Girona and the Ph.D. degree with honors (2015) in the Department of Electrical, Electronic Engineering and Automation of University of Girona. He developed most research in the University of Girona first as a PhD student and then as a post-doctoral researcher and senior research associate, but also at Imperial College of London as a visiting researcher. Research has been developed through different international projects and focused on the development and application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to smart healthcare and smart grids. He is currently a lead data scientist in Aimsun SLU (a Siemens business), where he is leading the development and application of artificial intelligence and machine learning methods to intelligent transport systems.

Area of Interests

Research interest is the development and application of artificial intelligence and machine learning, from optimization methods such as meta-heuristics to data-driven models and methods such as case-based reasoning or deep learning, on various fields such as intelligent transport systems.