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 Javier Sanchez-Monedero

Javier Sanchez-Monedero

Research Associate

Sgwâr Canolog, Caerdydd, CF10 1FS


Javier Sánchez Monedero is Research Associate at Cardiff's School of Journalism, Media and Culture and the Data Justice Lab. He joined the University of Cardiff with the European Research Council project DATAJUSTICE, directed by Lina Dencik. With a background in Computer Science, his current research aims at filling the knowledge gap between social and media researchers and technology as well as to perform technological auditing and design proposals in the intersection of intelligent information systems and social justice.

Javier has worked in several projects involving distributed systems and machine learning. His last projects were with AYRNA research group at University of Córdoba (Spain) targeting problems of biomedicine, renewable energy and climatology among others.

He is the author of several journal and conference papers with contributions in evolutionary computation, artificial neural networks, kernel methods and ordinal regression models. He is co-authored of free (as in freedom) scientific software ORCA with Pedro A. Gutiérrez and María Pérez-Ortiz. He holds a PhD. in Computer Science from University of Granada and has been Associate Professor at University of Córdoba and University Loyola Andalucía.


Education and qualifications:

  • 2013: PhD Computer Science. Information and Communication Technologies, University of Granada. Thesis Dissertation: ‘Challenges in ordinal classification: artificial neural networks and projection-based methods’. Available at http://www.uco.es/ayrna/publications/thesis/ThesisDissertationJSM.pdf
  • 2009: Master’s degree on Multimedia Technologies, University of Granada.
  • 2008: BsC+MsC, Computer Engineer, University of Granada.
  • 2004: BsC, Computer Engineer, University of Córdoba.

Career overview:

  • 2018-2018: Associate Professor, University of Córdoba (Spain)
  • 2015-2017: Associate Professor, Universidad Loyola Andalucía (Spain)
  • 2014-2015: Postdoc fellow, Universidad de Córdoba (Spain)
  • 2010-2014: Researcher (PhD. grant), Universidad de Córdoba (Spain)
  • 2008-2009: Researcher, Universidad de Granada/Real-Time Innovations (Spain)
  • 2007-2008: Research Intern, Real-Time Innovations (California, USA)
  • 2007-2007: Research Student, Universidad de Granada (Spain)

Visiting researcher at:

  • 2017 Department of Meteorology, University of Reading
  • 2016 School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham
  • 2011 School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham












Past projects