Antoni Martínez-Ballesté (Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain, 1976). Associate professor (contratado doctor) in the Department of Computer Engineering and Mathematics in URV, since 2003. Engineer in Computer Science and Technology (URV, 2002). He obtained a PhD in Telematics Engineering (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004). He worked as a researcher in the CRISES research group (2001-2003). He was a visiting junior researcher in the LAAS-CNRS (Laboratoire d'analyse et d'architecture des systèmes, Centre national de la recherche scientifique) in Toulouse (June-August 2004). He was a visiting professor in Shanghai Maritime University (September 2018). He is member of the IEEE. He is a researcher in the Smart Health research group in Universitat Rovira i Virgili. His research interests are electronic health (Electronic Health Records, Standards and Interoperability, Privacy in e-health, automatic acquisition of medical data and their processing, etc.), mobile health (use of smartphones, wearables and apps to improve healthcare processes and quality of life) and smart health (interaction with the smart city, smart environments and cognitive scenarios to improve healthcare processes and quality of life, using big data and deep learning techniques), as well as security and privacy in computer networks. He has been the principal investigator in the SIMPATIC project (Intelligent System for Private and Autonomous Monitoring based on Information and Communications Technologies) funded by Fundació La Caixa under the Recercaixa programme. He has served as program committee member in several IEEE conferences as well as session chair. He has also served as reviewer in a number of scientific journals.
Author of 88 scientific contributions, including ISI JCR journals, conference contributions and book chapters. Editor of several books on his research areas. Has taken part in 37 research and technology transfer projects, at national and international levels, some of them as principal investigator.Google Scholar - DBLP - ORCID 0000-0002-1787-7410 ResearcherID: I-4142-2015 Scopus: 6507860524