Miguel Arana Catania

Miguel Arana Catania


Research Assistant


Miguel is a research associate at the Alan Turing Institute. He has a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) in collaboration with the Institute for Theoretical Physics (IFT) UAM-CSIC. He also has worked as the Director of the Citizen Participation project of the Madrid City Council and head of the Consul Project (joined in that period by 140 institutions from 35 countries, and awarded the United Nations Public Service Award 2018).

Research interests

His current research interests include the use of machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) applied to citizen participation and democratic systems to improve the collective intelligence and efficiency of such complex systems.