I'm an assistant professor at the Computer Science Department at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de
Chile and an associate investigator of the Chilean Center for Semantic Web
Research. I received my PhD from the University of Edinburgh in May, 2013. My research interests are in data management and automata theory. I was the recipient of the Ramon Salas Award for the best
chilean work in engineering and the best paper award in ACM-PODS
conference on 2011. On 2014 I won the BCS distinguished
dissertation competition and received the Cor Baayen Award from ERCIM,
the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics. I have served on the program comittees of various conferences and workshops, including SIGMOD and AAAI.