Sergio Santander-Jiménez
Postdoctoral Research Fellow @ INESC-ID


Sergio Santander-Jiménez

Sergio Santander-Jiménez received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Extremadura, Spain, in 2016. He is currently a Post-doctoral Fellow at the R&D Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores (INESC-ID), Lisbon, Portugal. Dr. Santander-Jiménez's research is focused on the proposal and evaluation of innovative algorithmic approaches for multi-objective optimization (nature-inspired metaheuristics, novel fitness assignment procedures, multi-domain searches) and their integration with parallel and distributed computing (inter-algorithm and intra-algorithm parallelization on multicore multiprocessors, computing clusters, hardware accelerators, etc.) to address time-consuming problems in bioinformatics and biomedicine (namely phylogeny reconstruction, protein encoding, and epistasis detection).

Dr. Santander-Jiménez has authored or co-authored 60 publications, also taking part in the organization of multiple international conferences on high-performance computing, computational intelligence, and bioinformatics. He has edited 3 special issues and served as a reviewer for over 30 international JCR-indexed journals, including IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Transactions on Computers, and Transactions on Cybernetics. He is one of the co-heads of the International Workshop on Parallelism in Bioinformatics (PBio), one of the reference venues for high-performance bioinformatics research.

Contact Address

Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa
Rua Alves Redol, 9
1000-029 Lisbon, Portugal

Phone Number: +351-213100300