Dr. Jesus Palomo is an Associate Professor of Finance at Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, Spain. He served as a SAMSI and NISS postdoc from 2003 to 2004, where he studied data mining, machine learning, and the role of latent variable models in social sciences.
A native of Spain, Palomo received his M.A. in economics and business administration from Madrid’s Complutense University in 1997. He then returned to school, earning in Ph.D. in Computer Sciences and Mathematical Modeling from Madrid’s Rey Juan Carlos University in 2003. In 2004, he earned an honorable mention from the International Society for Bayesian Analysis for his dissertation, “Bayesian Methods in Bidding Processes.”
In addition to serving as an Associate Professor, Palomo has worked with the EU Asset Recovery Office Platform to create a portfolio analyzing the impact of organized crime on legitimate markets. He has also developed a publically available R Package that implements Bayesian statistical methodology for the analysis of complex computer models.