Eneko Osaba is a researcher at TECNALIA Research & Innovation. He holds a BSc in Computer Science since 2010, and he received in 2011 the title of MSc in Development and Integration of Software Solutions. He defended his thesis, which is focused on artificial intelligence, at November 2015, obtaining the maximum qualification Cum-Laude and the International Mention. Eneko also obtained the "PhD obtaining award" granted by the Basque Government. Throughout his career, he has participated in the proposal, development and justification of 13 local and european research projects. Additionally, Eneko has also participated in the publication of 54 scientific papers, being the first author in 33 of them. Among these papers, 24 of them have been published in international journals, having 16 of them JCR Impact factor (including 10 Q1). Furthermore, he has published papers with different international authors from, for example, Middlesex University, Nokia Bell Labs or INTECS. According to Scopus, he is the most prolific authors of the last 5 years under the search terms "Traveling Salesman Problem". Eneko has also published works related with teaching innovation.
It should be highlighted that, in 2016, Eneko has obtained three national accreditations from the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain, ANECA: PhD lecturer, PhD lecturer of private university and PhD assistant lecturer. It is also noteworthy that during 2014-2015 Eneko began his career as a lecturer, teaching statistics at the University of Deusto to 2nd year engineering students. Additionally, in 2016-2017, he has participated as coordinator and teacher of the Research Seminar on Academic Writing in Engineering, and as teacher in the Research Seminar on the Research Career in Engineering, both of them part of the PhD Program in Engineering for the Information Society and Sustainable Development of the University of Deusto.
Eneko completed in June 2015 a 3-months-stay at Middlesex University (London) under the supervision of Dr. Xin-She Yang thanks to a grant awarded by the Basque Government, after a competitive process. Additionally, he completed two different STSM, one in the Department of Spatial Planning and Infrastructure of the University of Malta during April 2016, and the other one in the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Edile e Architettura. Universitá Politecnica delle Merche, during March 2017. These short stays wererelated with COST Action TU1306, Cyberparks project. Finally, it is interesting to mention that he has been part of the program committee of 9 different conferences. At HAIS 2015 Eneko was also member of the organizing committee, and in CEC 2017 he was the organizer of the Nature Inspired Computation in Navigation and Vehicle Routing special session. Besides this, he is member of the editorial board of International Journal of Artificial Intelligence. In his research profile it can be found a 12 H-index with 316 cites in Google Scholar, a 9 H-index and 189 cites accumulated in Scopus, and a 6 H-index with 98 cited at the Web of Knowledge. Additionally, Eneko is an Individual Ambassador for ORCID since February 2017. Finally, he has eight intellectual property registers, granted by the Basque Government.