Juan Carlos Farah
Juan Carlos Farah received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University, completed intensive studies in Computer Science and Statistics at Stanford University and a Master of Science in Computing at Imperial College London. Currently, he works as a Software Engineer and Researcher at the REACT Research Group of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). Juan Carlos serves as the technical lead for the Graasp Ecosystem, a suite of mobile and web applications that support digital education activities, and the core technology behind the Horizon 2020 Next-Lab and GO-GA European Innovation Action Projects. Alongside his technical work, he conducts research focusing on enabling privacy-preserving systems for technology-enhanced learning using blockchain-based solutions. He also gives a yearly lecture on trust, privacy and reputation frameworks for social media platforms, as part of the course Social Media (EE-593).