Leonardo Espinosa Leal

Senior lecturer in big data analytics & Researcher

0294 282 549

Leonardo received a B.Sc. in Physics (2005) from the National University of Colombia. Later he moved to Spain where he obtained an M.Sc in Nanotechnology (2009) and a Ph.D in Computational Materials Science (2013) both at the University of the Basque Country. After three years of postdoctoral research (2013 - 2016) at Aalto University (Finland) where Espinosa Leal researched the optical and structural properties of DNA interacting with metallic nanoparticles at a quantum scale, he switched his research interests towards the area of Machine Learning, Big Data, and Artificial Intelligence. From August of 2017 until 2019, Leonardo joined Arcada as Researcher and Lecturer, and since January of 2020 as Senior Lecturer in Big Data Analytics in the Department of Business Management and Analytics and Research Associate with the Hanken School of Economics (Helsinki, Finland) through the joint AI research initiative AILab@ Arcada & Hanken. Member of the RiskLab Finland research group. He has a very broad range of research interest comprehending, but not limited to, areas such as autonomous intelligent machines, mining of big datasets, clustering of time series, causality, quantum machine learning, extreme learning machines, creative machines, philosophy of artificial intelligence, computer vision, deep reinforcement learning among many others. Please see my personal website for more details
https://www.espinosaleal.me/

Leonardo Espinosa Leal