Natalia Villanueva-Rosales

Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Texas, El Paso

Natalia Villanueva Rosales is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Texas at El Paso. Her work aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of discovery, integration, and trust of scientific data and models. Her approach links human and machine knowledge to address societally-relevant problems in areas that require interdisciplinary approaches supported by the development and application of data science such as the sustainability of water resources and Smart cities. She is passionate about encouraging and supporting women and Hispanics pursuing a career or education in Science and Engineering. Diversity, inclusion, and collaboration are at the core of her research, teaching, and service activities.


  • Semantic Web
  • Data Integration
  • Knowledge Representation
  • Smart Cities.