Júlia Folguera Profitós

Júlia Folguera Profitós

Data Engineer at CatSalut, Spain

Biography

Júlia, BSc, MSc, is a mathematician by the University of Barcelona (UB). She has continued her studies in mathematics with the Master of Advanced Mathematics and Mathematical Engineering (UPC). Her main interests are centered around applied mathematics such as numerical methods, graph theory and data science. She wrote her master thesis on optimization and graph theory, aiming to find the global minimum of a non-convex function. Afterwards she focused on data analysis and she is currently working as a Data Scientist and Engineer in the Catalan Health Service inside the Information Systems Department. She is also a member of the DS3 research group, with primary research on comorbidity disease trajectories and the development of comprehensive indexes to assess the comorbidity burden in healthcare systems.