Dr. Angel A. Juan is a Full Professor (Catedrático) in the Dept. of Applied Statistics and Operations Research at the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain). He has also been a Full Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, as well as an Invited Professor at the University College Dublin (Ireland), Universidade Aberta (Portugal), Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy), Euncet Business School, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Dr. Juan holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (Applied Mathematics), an M.S. in Information Systems & Technology, and an M.S. & B.Sc. in Mathematics. He completed predoctoral internships at Harvard University (USA) and at Universidad de Alicante (Spain), and has been Visiting Researcher at: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), Georgia Institute of Technology (USA), University of Southampton (UK), University of Portsmouth (UK), Technical University of Dortmund (Germany), Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), LAAS-CNRS (France), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Austria), and University of Bologna (Italy). 

His main research interests include applications of Data Analytics & Optimization-Simulation Algorithms (biased randomization / agile-optimization algorithms, simheuristics, and learnheuristics) in Computational Transportation & Logistics, Computational Finance & Insurance, Energy Systems, and Bioinformatics / Healthcare. He has published over 130 articles in JCR-indexed journals and more than 300 documents indexed in Scopus. Dr. Juan is or has been Principal Investigator of several R&D projects, including: three Spanish R&D projects, one European project, two CYTED international networks, four Spanish networks of excellence, two France-Spain CTP networks, two regional projects, and four Erasmus+ Consortia. In addition, he has been a Research Member in many other research and transfer projects with international and national scope.

Dr. Juan is a Council member of the prestigious INFORMS i-Sim society, as well as a member of the Mathematics Expert Panel of the Flanders Research Foundation (FWO) and the Agencia Andaluza del Conocimiento (AAC). He has been a member of the Executive Council of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research (SEIO). He is also Referee of the Spanish State Research Agency (AEI) as well as Editorial Board member of several international journals: Internet of Things, J. of Simulation, European J. of Industrial Engineering, Algorithms, Int. J. of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies, J. of Computer Science, Int. J. of Information Systems & Social Change, and Int. J. of Educational Technology in Higher Education. He has been general co-chair of several international conferences (Metaheuristics Int. Conf., Int. Conf. on Risk Analysis, etc.), as well as Proceedings Editor and Track Chair in prestigious international conferences (Winter Simulation Conf., ASIM Conf. on Simulation in Production and Logistics, etc.) .

He has been co-founder and Director of the URV-UOC MSc. in Computational Engineering & Mathematics as well as of the UOC MSc. in Bioinformatics & Biostatistics. Dr. Juan has also been the UOC Director of the inter-university Doctoral Program in Bioinformatics (Data Science). He has supervised 14 PhD theses, 50+ MSc theses, and 70+ BSc theses (already finished) in up to 7 different universities in Spain, UK, Portugal, Germany, and Ireland. 

Dr. Juan has been included in different national and international rankings, such as the one provided by the DIH Group (in which he appears among the top Spanish researchers in the area of Operations Research & Management Science), and the Research.com (which includes a ranking of the best Spanish researchers in the wide area of Computer Science).

Scopus docs = 310+, h-index = 42; Web of Science articles = 255+, h-index = 39; GScholar h-index = 54, i10-index = 180+. Researcher ID: J-7923-2015 N-4201-2019, Orcid code: 0000-0003-1392-1776, Scopus ID: 56129392700. 


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