International competitions

1990. XXI International Physics Olympiad; member of Spanish team, Groningen, The Netherlands

2009. Winner of the MathWorks "Color bridge" programming competition (web.archive.org/mathworks/color bridge winners, www.hpcwire.com, web.archive.org/mathworks/hall of fame)

2011. Winner of the MathWorks "Vines" programming competition (web.archive.org/mathworks/vines winners, web.archive.org/ww.mkm-pi.com, web.archive.org/mathworks/hall of fame)

2011. Winner of the Microsoft/Chalearn "Kinect gesture challenge" data analysis competition (www.kaggle.com; savvash.blogspot.com)(www.kaggle.com; web.archive.org/compnet.bu.edu)

2013. Second place at the Marinexplore and Cornell University "Whale Detection" data analysis competition (www.kaggle.com)

2013. Ranked 3rd in Google/Kaggle community (among >100,000 data scientists) (www.kaggle.com)

2013, 2014. Winner of the Genentech "Flu Forecasting" and "Flu Forecasting Redux" data prediction competitions (www.kaggle.com; web.archive.org/blog.kaggle.com; www.kaggle.com)

2014. Second place at the MathWorks "Packing Santa's Sleigh" programming competition (www.kaggle.com; blogs.mathworks.com)

2015 Awarded Google/Kaggle's "Competition Grandmaster" title (www.kaggle.com)

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019. Ranked 1st in MathWorks "Cody games" community (among >50,000 programmers) (web.archive.org/mathworks/cody rankings, web.archive.org/mathworks/cody rankings, web.archive.org/mathworks/cody rankings, web.archive.org/mathworks/cody rankings, web.archive.org/mathworks/cody rankings, web.archive.org/mathworks/cody rankings, blogs.mathworks.com)


Patents

2020. Patent 15/570,889 low-dimensional real-time concatenative speech synthesizer (patentimages)