Alberto Sanchez

Associate professor

Department of Computer Science

URJC Madrid

Phone:+34 91 488 4600



I teach “Graphics Processors and Real-time Applications” at our Master program on computer graphics, video games, and virtual reality and “Information Visualization”, “Distributed Data Processing Systems” and “Cloud Computing” in the Master on Data Science

Short Bio

Alberto Sanchez is an associate professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and researcher at Research Center for Computational Simulation.


He received MS and PhD degrees, obtaining the Extraordinary PhD Award, in Computer Science from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) in 2004 and 2008, respectively. In 2006 he obtained his MS degree in Marketing at the Universidad Autonóma de Madrid. Since 2007 he has a faculty position at the Department of Computer Science & Statistics, at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain), where he is currently the vice-dean for student affairs at the Superior Technical School of Computer Science. He is member of the Modeling and Virtual Reality Group (GMRV) where he was the Head of the Master on Computer Graphics, Games and Virtual Reality from 2012 to 2016.


His primary research areas are high-performance and large-scale computing, machine learning and visualization, where he published several journal papers, books, book chapters and articles in international conferences and workshops (see Google Scholar , ResearchGate ). He has also done long placement abroad in some prestigious international researching centers, such as CERN , NeSC, NRC-Canada and the University of Melbourne . Finally, he had been also involved in the organization of some international conferences (IDA 2005, HPCS 2012, Cluster 2014) and in more than 20 program committees of different workshops and conferences.

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