Matamalas, Joan

Dr. Joan T. Matamalas obtained his B.E. in Computer Science from the Open University of Catalonia, where he also received his Engineer’s degree in Computer Science. He went on to get his M.S. in Artificial Intelligence at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. His PhD was obtained from the Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona, Spain) under the supervision of Professors Alex Arenas and Sergio Gomez, where he worked on the study of higher-order dynamics on complex networks. He has published his findings in prestigious interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journals and participated in numerous international congresses.

Dr. Matamalas has been appointed Research Associate at Harvard Medical School and Research Scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and works in Professor Masanori Aikawa’s research group. His current research focuses on the modeling of the complex heterogeneity among CAD patients. He is also involved in the mathematical modeling of COVID-19, covering different vital aspects, including its spreading, effect of containment policies, or the clinical outcome of those infected by the virus.