Dr. Rallo, is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence in the Departament of Engineering Information & Mathematics at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Catalunya.
He holds a BSc in Chemistry from Universitat de Barcelona and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Universitat Rovira i Virgili. He is the head of the Research Group on Bioinformatics & Computational Engineering (BIOCENIT), which is an interdisciplinary research group that strives to improve quality of life by better understanding the complexity of relevant processes and interactions in nature, science and society.
His research focuses on multi-scale modeling of complex systems of industrial or environmental relevance. Rallo is also the Director of the Advanced Technology Innovation Center (ATIC) that participates in the TECNIO network of Generalitat de Catalunya. In 2007 he was a visiting professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Beginning in 2008 he has been a faculty member of the Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEIN) and, from 2013 he has served as Chair for the Modeling WG in the EU NanoSafety Cluster.
Dr. Rallo is also the EU co-chair of the US-EU Nano-Dialogue Community of Research on Predictive Modeling and Health.