Santiago Mazuelas Franco

Ikerbasque Research Associate

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Information of interest

Santiago Mazuelas received the Ph.D. in Mathematics and Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Valladolid, Spain, in 2009 and 2011, respectively.

He is currently an Ikerbasque Research Associate at the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM). Prior to joining BCAM, he was a Staff Engineer at Qualcomm Corporate Research and Development from 2014 to 2017. He previously worked from 2009 to 2014 as Postdoctoral Fellow and Associate in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His general research interest is the application of mathematics to solve practical problems, currently his work is primarily focused on machine learning methods.

Dr. Mazuelas is Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and was Area Editor (signal processing) for the IEEE Communications Letters from 2017 to 2022. He has served as Technical Program Vice-chair at the 2021 IEEE Globecom, and as Symposium Co-chair at several IEEE ICC and Globecom conferences. He received the Young Scientist Prize from the Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale (URSI) Symposium in 2007, and the Early Achievement Award from the IEEE ComSoc in 2018. His papers received the IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize in 2012, the SEIO-FBBVA Best Applied Contribution in the Statistics Field in
2022, and Best Paper Awards from the IEEE ICC in 2013, the IEEE ICUWB in 2011, and the IEEE Globecom in 2011.

MRCpy: a library for Minimax Risk Classifiers 

MRCpy library implements minimax risk classifiers (MRCs) that are based on robust risk minimization and can utilize 0-1-loss.

Authors: Kartheek Reddy, Claudia Guerrero, Aritz Perez, Santiago Mazuelas

License: free and open source software