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Sandra Garcia

Sandra Garcia

Data Scientist



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My New Course

Introduction to Python

My New Workbook

Competition - Abalone Seafood Farming

Analytical innovator, pushing the boundaries of what data can reveal.

My Work

Take a look at my latest work.


Competition - Lego sets


Course notes: Image Processing with Keras in Python


Competition - Abalone Seafood Farming


DataCamp Course Completion

Take a look at all the courses I’ve completed on DataCamp.

My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

AllWomen | Mar 2020 - Jun 2020


Teaching women the NLP module of the data science course. My tasks involved preparing the materials and teaching the NLP module.
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Adevinta | Apr 2019 - Present

Staff Data Scientist

Working in personalisation and recommender systems. My goal is to provide relevant user experiences by implementing global recommender systems for Adevinta's online marketplaces. My job involves tasks such as integrating data into our systems and analysing it as well as implementing and evaluating recommenders (both offline and online, often via A/B testing).

Schibsted Media Group | Oct 2016 - Apr 2019

Staff Data Scientist


Schibsted Media Group | Mar 2014 - Oct 2016

Data Scientist

websites and online marketplaces. My main tasks included understanding the needs of our clients (news and marketplace websites) and designing and building recommendation systems and algorithms that fit those needs.

University College Dublin | Sep 2009 - Sep 2014

PhD Student

PhD Student in CLARITY: Centre for Sensor Web Technologies in the areas of Recommender Systems, Information Retrieval and the Real-time Web. The focus of my thesis was to investigate techniques that leverage the opinions and comments expressed by users in social media services for recommendation and personalisation purposes.

University College Dublin | Oct 2009 - Mar 2014

Teaching Assistant

Assisting teachers with the administration of several courses and helping students with their practical assignments. I worked as TA in the courses of Program Construction, Collective Intelligence, Object Oriented Programming, Introduction to C and Parallel and Cluster Computing.

Amdocs | Sep 2011 - Jan 2012

Research Intern

Working in a research project for mobile operators as part of an internship during my PhD. In particular I worked on user profiling using data from social networks. During my internship we filed a patent of this work which was approved in 2015.

Trinity College Dublin | Oct 2008 - May 2009

Demonstrator for Data Structures

Helping students to solve C++ programming exercises in labs and correcting assignments.

DTM Enginyeria La Salle - Ramon Llull | Jun 2008 - Jul 2008

Computer Science Teacher

part of a work integration program in association with Fundacio Catalana de Syndrome de Down.

DTM Enginyeria La Salle - Ramon Llull | Jan 2005 - Jan 2007

Software Developer

Software Developer in the Digital Television Department (CETVD)

My Education

Take a look at my formal education

MSc, Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems)Trinity College, Dublin | 2009
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Computer ScienceUniversitat Ramon Llull | 2008
Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer ScienceUniversitat Ramon Llull | 2006

About Me

Sandra Garcia

My main interest and background is in building and deploying recommender systems but I would like to expand my knowledge to other areas and learn new ML techniques.

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