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milan oral Ivan Alvarez Leon

Dr. Ivan Alvarez is the CEO of the company Emotional Data (ED). He is a lecturer in tourist facility design at CETT (School of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy) and Barcelona University (UB). He received his Ph.D. in 2013 and carried out a postdoctoral project as Marie Curie Researcher (European Research Area) at Cornell University in the Department of Design and Environment Analysis from 2014 to 2016.

His work is focused on emotional, technological and environmental design for the tourism industry. At Cornell University he led implementation instruments in tourism architecture design toward more innovative and integrated models.

He conducted a major research project from 2010 to 2012, in which was promoted by the Government of Sardinia and the European Union, working on an urban tourism model.

In 2017, as data analytics researcher, he collaborated with InAtlas-BIG DATA, to design urban strategies based on Open Data. He has been awarded national and international prizes in contests involving hotels and tourist complexes. He was a finalist (2007) in a contest for a Hotel in Barcelona, received 1st Prize (2009) in the contest for the rehabilitation of the Playa del Ɓguila tourist complex in Canary, among others.

Oral Presentations:

Indoor Environmental Quality design of hotels in the United States and Europe

Additional Info

  • Affiliation: CETT-UB, School of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy

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