Pablo Noriega, PhD
Position: Scientific Committee
Dr. Pablo Noriega B.V. is a researcher at the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute of the Spanish Scientific Research Council (IIIA-CSIC), in Barcelona, where he holds a Ramón y Cajal Chair. He received his PhD in Computer Science (1997) from the Autonomous University of Barcelona with a dissertation on “Agent Mediated Auctions, the Fishmarket Metaphor” where he introduced the notion of Electronic Institution. His current research interests include social aspects of multi agent systems, regulated agent systems, formal dialectics and agent-based negotiation. He is a member of the board of the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multi Agent Systems and has numerous publications in that area. He served as Chief Technology Officer for the Mexican National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics (98-99) and head Policy-Maker in Information Technology for the Mexican Government (89-94). He has held different academic positions in Mexican institutions, including IBM Mexico Scientific Center, Center for Advanced Studies in the National Polytechnic Institute, and was President of the Mexican AI Society (90-92). He received his B. Sc. in Actuarial Science from Universidad Anahuac (Mexico), is a former President of the Mexican National College of Actuaries (90-92), and a former member of the Council of Presidents of North American Actuarial Organizations and of the Steering Committee of the International Association of Actuaries.