Carlos Pena

Full Professor (Professeur Ordinaire)
PhD Computer Science, EPFL
Electronic Eng., Universidad Distrital, Bogotá, Colombia

Head of the Computational Intelligence for Computational Biology group  // CI4CB
Group Leader at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics // SIB

Head Biomedical Applications domain
Institute for Information and Communication Technologies // IICT
School of Business and Engineering Vaud // HEIG-VD
University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland // HES-SO

Private research agreements

  1. Presso-bolomics: Research agreement with: IUMSP

  2. FlouColoX:. Systèmes flous pour le dépistage du cancer colorectal (Fuzzy systems for colorectal cancer screening). 2010-2012. Research agreement with Diagnoplex SA, Epalinges, Switzerland.

  3. FUGE-LC: Fuzzy Modelling from Gene Expression Data – Lung Cancer. 2009-2011. Research agreement with Philip Morris International R&D Division.

Stages as invited professor

  1. University « Autonoma de Occidente », Cali, Colombia, May 2015. Two-week stage for teaching and research activities.

  2. University « Distrital », Bogotá, Colombia, September 2010. One-week stage for teaching and research activities.

Invited lectures

  1. Introduction to machine learning methods for data analysis. University « Autonoma de Occidente », Cali, Colombia, May 2015.

  2. Introduction à la programmation de robots pour gymnasiens (Introduction to robot programming for high-school students). HEIG-VD. 2012-2015

  3. Modélisation mathématique et informatique dans le génie médical. Cours DDM (HEIG-VD). 2009-2015

  4. Evolutionary Computing, Fuzzy Logic, Fuzzy Modeling, and Evolutionary Fuzzy Modeling, Invited lectures, Prof. Gianluca Tempesti’s course, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 2005 to February 2006.