Ignacio Segovia-Dominguez

Ignacio Segovia-Dominguez

Visiting Scientist / Postdoctoral Research Associate

NASA JPL Caltech / University of Texas at Dallas (Mathematical Sciences)

Ignacio Segovia-Dominguez is currently a visiting scientist at NASA JPL Caltech and postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Texas at Dallas, developing novel methods for modelling and predicting dynamics of infectious diseases such as COVID-19, as well as for other applications. He participates in a number of collaborative research projects with UoManitoba/Canada, CIMAT/Mexico, Portland State University, University at Buffalo, Caltech, Agriculture/Agri-food Canada, RTI and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

His research interests include topological and geometric methods in statistics and machine learning, analysis of complex dynamic networks, and evolutionary computation. Dr. Ignacio Segovia-Dominguez received his master’s and doctoral degrees from the Department of Computer Science at the Center for Research in Mathematics (CIMAT) in Guanajuato, Mexico. Additionally, his broader research agenda spans machine learning, optimization, and statistical foundations of data science.


  • Topological Machine Learning
  • Time Series Analysis; Dynamic Networks
  • Climate Informatics; Healthcare Predictive Analytics
  • Numerical Optimization; Evolutionary Computation


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2015/Dec

    Center for Research in Mathematics, Mexico

  • M.S. in Computer Sci. & Industrial Mathematics, 2010/Dec

    Center for Research in Mathematics, Mexico

  • B.S. in Computational Systems Engineering, 2008/Oct

    Instituto Tecnológico de Cancún, Mexico