Ricardo Baeza-Yates, a University of Waterloo PhD computer science alumnus, has received the Ángela Ruiz Robles Award for research excellence and entrepreneurship in computer engineering.
Baeza-Yates is a former ICREA professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, where he founded and directed the Web Research Group. He has been the chief technical officer of NTENT Hispania since 2017 and the chief technical officer of NTENT in California since 2016. Additionally, he has been a professor at Universidad de Chile since 1985, where he founded and directed the Center for Web Research. Read the full story.