Ismael Rodríguez Hernández

Computer Scientist & Engineer

Personal Info


September 2016 - Now
Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics (Service Engineering) student at Universidad Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain.
2012-July 2016
Computer Science and Engineering Degree student at University of Zaragoza, Spain.
High School diploma (A level) / Secondary School on Technologies. at IES Pirámide, Huesca, Spain.


June 2017 - Today
Google Summer of Code participant with DBpedia (Project Link).
March 2017
SIXHackathon '17 participator at Zurich.
November 2016
EUHackathon '16 (Visualizing copyright evidence) participator at Brussels.
November 2016
ImaginChallenge Games Edition '16 participator at Barcelona.
October 2016
HackUPC Fall '16 participator at Barcelona.
July 2016
Attendee at "Keyword search in Big Linked Data" summer course and Hackathon, CITIUS, Santiago de Compostela.
Nov. 2015 - June 2016
Collaboration as an undergraduated student with the Distributed Information Systems Research Group (SID) at University of Zaragoza, developing and improving Infoboxer.
Nov. 2015
Finapps Party 2015 participator at Barcelona.
April 2015
Space Apps 2015 participator at Zaragoza.
Summer 2014
Internship at in Web and e-Commerce development.

Awards and Honors

29 June 2017
Extraordinary Degree Prize, best academic record on Computer Engineering in Universidad de Zaragoza, 2012-2016 promotion.
12 March 2017
Finalists in SIX Hackathon thanks to the "Shop And Go" project with Alexandra Yamaui and Cesc Mateu.
27 October 2016
Winner of Best Final Degree Project Prize on Computer Engineering at Zaragoza 2016 by Tecnara, with my project Infoboxer.
9 October 2016
GFT Prize in HackUPC Fall 2016 Hackaton thanks to the "Stores for me!" project with Raúl Piracés.
22 July 2016
First Prize in Keystone Hackaton, "Keyword Search in Big Linked Data", with my team (Borja Espejo, Raúl Piracés and I).
4 July 2016
My Final Degree Project "Development of a system to populate Knowledge Bases on the Web of Data" was presented, obtaining an evaluation of 9.5 out of 10 with honors. Access to full text.
June 2016
Demo paper "WikInfoboxer: A Tool to Create Wikipedia Infoboxes Using DBpedia" has been accepted in the XXI Jornadas de Ingeniería del Software y Bases de Datos (JISBD) with very good evaluations.
April 2016
Applied for a Wikimedia IEG Grant to transform the research prototype Infoboxer into WikInfoboxer, a tool ready for Wikipedia/Wikimedia editors. More information.
October 2015
Collaboration Grant provided by Spanish “Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte” (Education, Culture and Sport Ministry) to develop a research project with the Distributed Information Systems Research Group (SID) at University of Zaragoza.
April 2015
NASA Space Apps Global Nomination - Winners in Zaragoza (Spain) with Cropper. More information.
April 2015
NASA Space Apps Chronobook Local Award in Zaragoza (Spain).


See Projects page.

Language Skills

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May 2013
First Certificate In English - University of Cambridge


Interested in Business Intelligence, Web Services and the integration of Software Development and Engineering with the business world. Also reading about Linked Data, Semantic Web and extraction of data from large sources of knowledge. Training on Front-end and Back-end development, mobile application development, Software Engineering and IT Security. I would like to make contact with people from different cultures as well. Love free software.