Dr. Daniel Peralta is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics of the Faculty of Sciences of Ghent University. He obtained his PhD at the University of Granada (Spain), tackling large-scale fingerprint identification.
His research has focused on machine learning, especially in large-scale scenarios, and has involved several collaborations with industry to apply such techniques on problems ranging from railway maintenance scheduling to compound activity prediction. Within his current position at the VIB, this research is applied on biological data.
He currently teaches Big Data Science courses at Ghent University, in the Master of Statistical Data Analysis and the Master in Computer Science.