Dr Mauricio Álvarez
Lecturer in Machine Learning
Room number: 148 Regent Court
Dr. Álvarez López received a degree in Electronics Engineering (B. Eng.) with Honours, from Universidad Nacional de Colombia in 2004, a master degree in Electrical Engineering (M. Eng.) from Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Colombia in 2006, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from The University of Manchester, UK, in 2011. After finishing his Ph.D., Dr. Álvarez López joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira, Colombia, where he was appointed as an Associate Professor until Dec 2016.
From January, 2017, Dr. Álvarez López was appointed as Lecturer in Machine Learning at the Department of Computer Science.
Dr. Álvarez López is interested in machine learning in general, its interplay with mathematics and statistics, and its applications. In particular, his research interests include probabilistic models, kernel methods and stochastic processes. He works on the development of new approaches and the application of Machine Learning in areas that include applied neuroscience, systems biology, and humanoid robotics.
He is a member of the Machine Learning group.