Short Bio

Daniel Rodriguez is currently an associate professor (tenured) at the Computer Science Department of the University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain. He is also a regular visiting researcher at Oxford Brookes University, UK. Previously, Daniel was an on-line tutor at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) for the Compilers module. Also, he was a lecturer at the University of Reading, UK (2001-2006), as well as a seasonal lecturer until 2010 at the MSc in Network Centred Computing covering the Data Mining and Information Retrieval module. He was a visiting researcher at CREST while at King's College London (now at UCL).

He earned his degree in Computer Science at the University of the Basque Country (EHU) and PhD degree at the University of Reading, UK in 2003. He also obtained his Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice of the University of Reading, UK (2005). His research interest include data mining and software engineering in general and the application of data mining (machine learning) techniques to Software Engineering problems in particular. He is a member of IEEE and ACM associations.

Biografía (in Spanish)

Journals - Editorial Board

Conference Programme Committee Member

Conference/Workshop Organiser


  • e-Skills: ECOKT2014-7 (30-CE-0726730/00-60)
  • ICEBERG: How to estimate cost of poor quality in a Software QA project: a novel approach to support management decisions (ICEBERG), EU-FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP-324356, 48 months, EU project
  • Gamificación y prototipado de procesos para la detección temprana de oportunidades en la producción del software, TIN2013-46928-C3-2-R
  • Red de excelencia en Ingeniería de Software basada en Búsqueda (SEBASENet), TIN2015-71841-REDT

Supervised Theses

  • E. Ocampo Eyde, Estudio de aplicabilidad de técnicas de aprendizaje y razonamiento automáticas para el apoyo al diagnóstico clínico y tratamiento de enfermedades, University of Alcala, 2010 (co-supervised with MA Sicilia).
  • M.C. Valiente Vázquez, Improving IT Service Management using an Ontology-Based and Model-Driven Approach, University of Alcala, 2011 (co-supervised with C. Vicente-Chicote).
  • F. Ruiz Bertol, Ténicas Conceptuales en la Gestión de Proyectos Software, EHU/UPV 2011 (co-supervised with J. Dolado)