University of Chile
Dr. Barbara Poblete is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science (DCC) at the University of Chile and a Research Associate at the Millennium Institute for Research on Data. She has a PhD from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Spain. She was a Researcher at Yahoo Labs for 6 years, where she conducted research applied to industry. Currently, she works in the areas of Data Mining, Social Network Analysis and Web Information Retrieval. Her research on the topic of Social Media Credibility (from 2011) was the first to address this issue and is widely recognized by the international scientific community. Her work has been covered by prominent media such as Scientific American Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Slate Magazine, The Huffington Post, BBC News, among others. He has more than 80 top-level international scientific publications and is currently co-Chair of The Web Conference 2021 track in Web Mining and Content Analysis.