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My name is Andrés Segura-Tinoco. I was born in Colombia and grew up in Venezuela, and have more than 13 years of experience working on data analysis projects and creating intelligent and high-impact software solutions in global teams in the USA, Mexico, Spain, and Malaysia.

I earned my bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela, and in 2019, I received a master’s degree in Information Engineering from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.

Currently, I am a 2nd-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.

Research interests

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

Favorite programming languages


  • 2nd-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

  • 2021 - current: 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 - current: 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