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My name is Andrés Segura-Tinoco. I was born in Colombia and grew up in Venezuela. With over 14 years of experience, I've contributed to data analytics projects and developed robust, high-impact software solutions within global teams in the USA, Mexico, Spain, and Malaysia.

Currently, I am a 4th-year Computer Science PhD student in the IRG at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. My thesis is focused on the potential intersection between argument mining and recommender systems areas.

Also, I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela, and a Master’s degree in Information Engineering from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

Research interests

  • Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI)
  • Recommender Systems
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • NLP and Argument Mining
  • Data Science
  • Big Data
  • Data Viz


  • 4th-year Computer Science PhD student at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
  • MSc, Information Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
  • BSc, Computer Engineering, Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela

Work experience

  • 2023 - current: Digital Product Developer at Baker Hughes.
  • 2021 - 2023: Research Student at UAM
  • 2021: Lecturer of the course “Introduction to Programming”, Department of Systems and Computing Engineering, at Universidad de los Andes. Spring and Fall
  • 2018 - 2023: Senior Software Developer at OVS Group (part time)
  • 2009 - 2018: Senior Engineering Consultant at OVS Group

Awards and fellowships

  • PhD: FPI 2021 Fellowship (Research Personnel Training)
  • MSc: Graduated 1st in class and graduation student speaker
  • BSc: Graduated 1st in class

Favorite programming languages