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Enrique Frias

Mobility, Big Data, Urban Computing & Big Data for Social Good

Enrique is a researcher in Computer Science with over 10 years of experience working on Big Data related areas, mainly Urban Computing, Smart Cities, Human Mobility and Big Data for Social Good. Enrique strongly believes that Big Data is the next frontier for innovation and will change the way societies operate from an expert-base approach to a data-driven approach. Apart from research in Big Data IEnrique is also very interested in technology transfer and IPR, as the main means of producing a social impact from research results. 

Currently he is a Researcher at Telefonica Investigacion y Desarrollo in Madrid, the research&development company of the Telefonica Group.  Before joining Telefonica, he worked for the Department of Biomedical Engineering of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA),  for the Department of Information Systems & Computing of Brunel University in London, and for the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University.

He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, in 2001 where he was the recipient of the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award of the School of Computer Science.


Enrique Frias's publications:

    - 2015:

    1. ""Mobile Data for Public Health: Opportunities and Challenges" ", Nuria Oliver , Aleksandar Matic , Enrique Frias-Martinez .
      Frontiers of Public Health , Jul 15

    - 2013:

    1. "Exploiting foursquare and cellular data to infer user activity in urban environments ", Anastasios Noulas , Cecilia Mascolo , Enrique Frias-Martinez .
      Mobile Data Management (MDM), Jun 13
    1. "Adaptive non-parametric identification of dense areas using cell phone records for urban analysis ", Alberto Rubio , Angel Sanchez , Enrique Frias-Martinez .
      Pergamon, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Jan 13
    1. "Forecasting socioeconomic trends with cell phone records ", Vanessa Frias-Martinez , Cristina Soguero-Ruiz , Enrique Frias-Martinez , Malvina Josephidou .
      ACM Symposium on Computing for Development, Jan 13