Personal iGovernment
Providing innovative public services by using big data and AI

About us

The project is carried out under the direction of Professor Agustí Cerrillo and through an interdisciplinary research and innovation team made up of renowned researchers from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in the field of digital administration and open government, as well as by technical personnel from the City Council of Sant Feliu de Llobregat.

Agustí Cerrillo i Martínez 

Professor of Administrative Law at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Doctor in Law and Graduate in Political Science and Administration. He has been Director of Law and Political Science Studies of the UOC. At present, he is the Ombudsman.

He is the principal investigator of the project Legal challenges of the use of big data for the promotion of innovation and good administration through artificial intelligence (DER2017-85595-R) of the R + D + I State Program oriented to the challenges of society (2018-2020). He has previously been the principal investigator of several research projects funded by public institutions in competitive concurrences (Ministry of Science and Innovation, Ministry of Education and Science, School of Public Administration of Catalonia, Institute of Autonomous Studies).

He has researched and published articles and monographs on the use of information and communication technologies in public administrations and electronic administration, public transparency and the dissemination and reuse of public information via the Internet, the Governance of development cooperation and public integrity and the prevention of corruption in public procurement, among which the following stand out:

Juli Ponce Solé

Òscar Capdeferro

Anahí Casadessús

Ramon Galindo i Caldés

Professor of Administrative Law at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and Associate Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Barcelona. Doctor of Law (University of Barcelona, ​​2012), graduated in Political Science and Sociology (University of the Basque Country, 1999), Master in Public Management (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, ​​Universitat Pompeu Fabra and ESADE, 2003) and DEA in Political Science University of Barcelona, ​​2003). He has received the CEMCI Award for Advanced Scientific Research from the administration and local government (2013).

He has participated in more than a ten research projects, the most recent: The transparency of algorithms in metropolitan municipalities (AMB, 2019); Legal challenges of the use of big data for the promotion of innovation and good administration through artificial intelligence (2018-2020, DER2017-85595-R); Innovation in the provision of public services through personalization and proactive provision through the use of big data and artificial intelligence (School of Public Administration of Catalonia, 2018-2019); eGovernance: electronic administration and democracy (SGR, 2017-2019); The geographic and administrative articulation of the frontier fact: law, territory and politics in the legal construction of the border municipality, funded by the School of Public Administration of Catalonia (2016-2017).

Author of various works on decentralization, local law, teacher evaluation or administrative organization.

Clara Velasco 

Associate Professor of Administrative Law at the Pompeu Fabra University. Degree in Law (UPF-2001) and a degree in Political Science and Administration (UOC-2012). Diploma in Advanced Studies in Public Law (UPF-2004) and Postgraduate Degree in Autonomous Law (IDEC-2002). Doctor of the Pompeu Fabra University (2009). Awarded thesis, in 2010, with the Jordi Solé Tura Prize for a thesis on Democracy.

He has been a researcher of 5 R + D projects and beneficiary of 5 individual research grants (all of them obtained in competitive concurrence).

He has published 19 articles in national and international journals in the field of public law, one monographic research book as author, 2 collective works as co-director (1 in the press) and two more works as co-author, along with a total of 34 book chapters (5 are in the press), integrated into national and international works. All this production has been published in prestigious magazines and publishing houses (Thomson-Civitas, Atelier, Tirant, Larcier-Bruylant, etc.) among which the following stand out:

 

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