Talks

Invited Talks and Lectures

  • Nanomaterial Modeling. OPENTOX Euro 2015, 30 September – 2 October, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Modeling the toxicity of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles. 51st Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX 2015), September 13-16. Porto, Portugal.
  • In silico nanotoxicology: Development and Validation of QSARs. NanoSpain Toxicology, IMAGINENANO 2015, March 10-13, Bilbao, Spain.
  • Integration of Structural, Physicochemical and Biological Data for in silico Nanotechnology. 1st Sustainable Nanotechnology School: Understanding the environmental, health and safety implications of manufactured nanomaterials to foster their sustainable applications, January 11-16, 2015, Venice, Italy.
  • Nano-QSARs: challenges and opportunities. 16th International Workshop on QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences, June 16-20, 2014, Milan, Italy
  • An ISA-TAB Nano compliant data management system for nano-QSAR development. 7th International Nanotoxicology Congress,  NANOTOX2014 April 23-26, Antalya, Turkey.
  • Development of structure-activity relationships for nanomaterials. Seminar Series, Barcelona Institute for Material Science (ICMAB-CSIC). January 13, 2014. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Towards in silico nanotoxicology. Nanotechnologies in Health: Current challenges and future prospects. B-Debate, International Center for Scientific Debate, 9-11 October 2013, CosmoCaixa, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Knowledge extraction from structured and unstructured data. CEIN/iPlant Workshop: Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Nanoinformatics, May 7th 2013. California NanoSystems Institute, University of California Los Angeles, CA USA.
  • High Throughput Screening (HTS) data analysis and modeling. US-EU Workshop: Advancing Nanotechnology through informatics and modeling. EuroNanoForum, June 20th 2013, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Computational Nanosafety Assessment. Rethinking Nano Workshop: from Discovery to Design. November 8th 2012. Centre for NanoBioSafety and Sustainability, Barcelona, Catalunya.
  • Nanoinformatics for Nanosafety Assessment. NanoSustainability Workshop. October, 26th 2011. Centre for NanoBioSafety and Sustainability, Barcelona, Catalunya.

Conference Presentations

2015

  • Rallo R. In silico design of safe nanomaterials. European Conference on Computational Nanotoxicology, 4-6 November 2015, Malaga, Spain
  • Rallo R. Integrated use of targeted synthesis, nanoparticle characterization and computational modeling for the design of safe nanoparticles. 12th International Conference on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies, 7-10 July 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Rallo R. In silico nanotoxicology: Development and Validation of QSARs. NanoSpain Toxicology, IMAGINENANO 2015, March 10-13, Bilbao, Spain.
  • Sanz L, Rallo R. City Protocol Foundational Ontology Technical Introduction. City Protocol Task Force (CPTF) Workshop, February 24-26 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Rallo R. Integration of Structural, Physicochemical and Biological Data for in silico Nanotechnology. 1st Sustainable Nanotechnology School: Understanding the environmental, health and safety implications of manufactured nanomaterials to foster their sustainable applications, January 11-16, 2015, Università Ca’Foscari, Venice, Italy.

2014

  • Sanz L, Rallo R. Data Interoperability and City Indicators (DIC). City Protocol Society Annual Meeting, November 2, 2014,  Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Rallo R. Nano-QSARs: challenges and opportunities. 16th International Workshop on QSAR in Environmental and Health Sciences, June 16-20, 2014, Milan, Italy.

2013

  • Liu R, France B, George S, Zhang H, Xia T, Nel AE, Bradley K, Rallo R, Cohen Y. Regulatory Association of Cell Responses Induced By Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles. AIChE Annual Meeting, November 3-8, 2013, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Liu R, Rallo R, Cohen Y. Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships for Cellular Uptake of Nanoparticles. Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, pp. 154-157, August 5-8, 2013, Beijing, China.
  • Rallo R. Roca CP, Giralt F. Nanoinformatics for Nanosafety Assessment. XIII International Congress on Toxicology  and 2nd International Conference on Environmental Omics (EOMICS), Omics Data, Bioinformatics and Mathematical Modeling, June 30 – July 4, Seoul, Korea

2012

  • Liu R, Zhang H, Ji Z, Rallo R, Nel AE, Cohen Y. Structure-activity relationship predicted toxicity metric for metal oxide nanoparticles. AIChE Annual Meeting. October 28 – November 2, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  • Roca CP, Gomes SIL, Rallo R, Giralt F, Scott-Fordsman JJ Amorim MJB. Novel Genomics Approaches for Environmental Risk Assessment of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles. Nanotoxicology, 2012, Beijing, CHINA.
  • Liu R, Rallo R, Shaw S, Cohen Y. Nano-SAR development with application to regulatory decision making. 244th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. August 19-23, 2012, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Srivastava C, Fernandez A, Giralt F, Rallo R. Integrated screening classifier for substance-specific waiving of biodegradation assays in PBT assessments. 6th SETAC World Congress, 20-24 May, 2012, Berlin, Germany.

2011

  • Srivastava C, Fernandez A, Cester J, Rallo R, Giralt F (2011) A hybrid GA-MLR algorithm for automated descriptor selection in QSAR modeling. 12th Mediterranean Congress of Chemical Engineering, November 15-18, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Nendza M, Kühne R, Lombardo A, Roncaglioni A, Strempel S, Rallo R, Fernandez A, Giralt F, Aldenberg T, Gabbert S (2011) Screening for Low Aquatic Bioaccumulation: Applicability Domain of the BCF waiving scheme. ICCE 2011, 11-15 September 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • George S, Xia T, Pokhrel S, Ji Z, Meng H, Zhang, H, Rallo R, Damoiseaux R, Bradley K, Cohen Y, Madler L, Nel (2011) High throughput screening for developing paradigms of nanomaterial toxicity and safe material design strategies. International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2011), 26 Jun – 1 Jul, Singapore.
  • Nendza M et al. Integrated Testing Strategies (ITS) for bioaccumulation: hierarchical scheme of chemistry-driven modules and definition of the applicability domains. SETAC Europe, Milano, May 2011
  • Rallo R, Fernandez A, Giralt F. A cost-based classifier for bioaccumulation assay waiving. SETAC Europe, Milano, May 2011
  • Sidorova J, Fernandez A, Cester J, Rallo R, Giralt F. Predicting biodegradable quality of chemicals with the TGI+.3 classifier., The 11th IASTED int. conf. on artificial intelligence and applications. Feb. 14-16, Austria, AIA-2011

2010

  • Rallo, R., Liu, R., Nair, S., George, S., Nel, AE., Giralt, F., Cohen, Y.  Data Mining of High Throughput Screening toxicity of Engineered Nanoparticles. AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, November, 2010.
  • Hassan, T., Liu, H., Liu, R., Rallo, R., Cohen, Y. Collaboration and Data Management for Characterization and Toxicity of Nanomaterials. Nanoinformatics, 2010, Arlington, November 2010.
  • Liu, R., Nair, S., Rallo, R., Cohen, Y. Nanoparticles Toxicity: Knowledge extraction from High Throughtput Screening Data. Nanoinformatics, 2010, Arlington, November 2010.
  • Saji George , R. Rallo R, Z. Ji, T. Xia , D. Schoenfeld, X. Wang, H. Zhang, B. France, R. Damoiseaux, S. Lin, K. Bradley , Y. Cohen, AE. Nel. A high throughput cytotoxicity screening with in vivo relevance for toxicity profiling of engineered nanomaterials. Nano 2010, Clemson, Aug 22-26, 2010.
  • Nair, S., Liu R., Rallo, R. George, S., Nel, AE., Cohen, Y..Learning the effect of nanoparticles on biological cells using property activity relationships.ICEIN, Los Angeles May 2010.
  • Rallo, R. Liu, R. Nair, S., Cohen, Y. High Throughput Screening of Nanoparticles Toxicity: Data Mining and Modeling. ICEN, Los Angeles, May 2010.

2009

  • Solanas, A., Gavalda, A., Rallo, R. (2009) Micro-SOM: A Linear-Time Multivariate Microaggregation Algorithm Based on Self-Organizing Maps. ICANN, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5768:525-535

2008

  • Lyster E., Rallo R., Giralt F., Cohen, Y. Numerical Modeling of Scale Formation In RO Memrbane Desalination. Membranes for Water Treatment, AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2008.
  • Espinosa G., Rallo R., Giralt F. Self-Organizing Classification of Ecotoxicological and Molecular Information as a Proxy for Identifying Persistent Bioaccumulative and Toxic Substances. Fundamentals of Environmental Transport, AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2008.
  • Giralt F., Rallo R., Giralt J., Libotean D., Cohen Y. Data Driven Neural Netowrk Based Models of RO Desalination Plant Operation and Ro Membrane Performance. Data Analysis: Design, Algorithms & Applications, AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2008.
  • Kim M., Rallo R.,Lyster, E., Cohen Y. (2008). Optical Monitoring and Real-Time Digital Image Analysis of Mineral Scale Formation on RO Membranes. ICOM 2008 International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes, Honolulu, Hawaii, July.
  • Uchymiak, M., Bartman A., Panagioti C.,Naphtali D., Weissman, M., Gilron, J., Rallo, R., Cohen, Y. (2008). RO Membrane Desalting in a Feed Flow Reversal Mode. ICOM 2008 International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes, Honolulu, Hawaii, July.
  • Giralt F, Rallo R., Libotean D., Giralt J., Cohen Y. (2008). Artificial Neural Networks Analysis of RO Process Performance: RO Plant Performance and Organic Compound Passage. ICOM 2008 International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes, Honolulu, Hawaii, July.
  • Strebel K., Espinosa G., Rallo R., Giralt F., Richter M., Schlink U., Herbarth O., Kindler A. (2008). Spatial and seasonal prediction of outdoor volatile organic compound (VOC) – Identifying optimal model and data set. SETAC Europe 18th Annual Meeting, Warszawa, May.
  • Espinosa G., Strebel K., Rallo R., Giralt , Herbarth O., Richter M., Kindler A., Schlink U. (2008). Outdoor exposure modeling with CAR and self organizing maps. SETAC Europe 18th Annual Meeting, Warszawa, May.
  • Martínez I., Espinosa G., Rallo R., Grifoll J., Cohen Y., Giralt F. (2008). Clustering the chemical space to estimate environmental multimedia partitioning of pollutants with Kernel methods and molecular descriptors. SETAC Europe 18th Annual Meeting, Warszawa, May.
  • Giralt F, Rallo R., Libotean D., Giralt J., Cohen Y. (2008) Artificial Neural Networks analysis of RO process performance: organic compound passage and RO plant performance. American Water Works Association’s, 2008 CA-NV AWWA Spring Conference, Los Angeles, April.

2007

  • Libotean, D., Giralt, J., Rallo, R., Cohen, Y., and F. Giralt (2007) Neural Network QSAR Analysis of Organic Compounds Rejection and Fouling in RO Membranes NAMS 2007, Orlando, Florida, May.
  • Espinosa, G., Rallo, R., Giralt, F., Thomsen, M. Self-organizing classification of Ecotoxicological and Molecular Information as a Proxy for Human Toxicity. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, 20-24 May 2007.
  • Martinez, I., Espinosa, G., Rallo, R., Grifoll, J., Cohen, Y., Giralt, F. Estimation of Environmental Multimedia Partitioning of Pollutants from Molecular Descriptors using Artificial Neural Networks. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, 20-24 May 2007.
  • Espinosa, G., Rallo, R., Vogel, T., Cohen, Y., Giralt, F. Structure Biodegradation Relationships for Organic Pollutants in Water and Soil. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, 20-24 May 2007.
  • Rallo, R., Mujica, M., Climent, J., Espinosa, G., Giralt, F. Self-Organizing Maps and Gaussian Mixture Models for Environmental Risk Assessment and Mapping. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, 20-24 May 2007.

2006

  • Martinez, I., Espinosa, G. Rallo, R., Grifoll, J., Cohen, Y., F. Giralt. A Method for Modeling Chemical Multimedia Partitioning with Neural Networks and Classifiers Environmental Fate and Transport Processes. AICHE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2006
  • Rallo, R., Espinosa, G., Vogel, T.M., Cohen, Y., F. Giralt. Quantitative Structure Biodegradation Relationships for Organic Pollutants in Water and Soil Advanced Computations for Environmental Applications. AICHE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2006.
  • Rallo, R., Mujica, M., Climent, J., Espinosa, G., Grifoll, J., Giralt, F. (Ecological) Risk Mapping based on self-organizing maps. 1st Open International NoMiracle Workshop. Ecological and Human Health Risk Assessment. Ispra, Italy , June 8-9 2006.
  • Espinosa, G., Rallo, R., Grifoll, J., Vogel, T., Giralt, F. Cognitive Neural Network Analysis of Organic Pollutants persitence in the environment. SETAC Europe 16th Annual Meeting. The Hague, 7-11 May 2006.
  • Rallo, R., Espinosa, G., Ferrer-Gener, J., Giralt, J., Giralt, F. Ensemble methods to enhance the identification of MOA’s with deterministic and probabilistic networks. SETAC Europe 16th Annual Meeting. The Hague, 7-11 May 2006.

2005

2004

  • Giralt, F., Espinosa, G., Kohen, Y., Rallo, R. Feature Extraction and Quantitative Structure-Property Relations (QSPRs) with Integrated SOM-Fuzzy ARTMAP Neural Systems. AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin (Texas) USA, Nov. 2004.

2003

2002

[ 2001 – 1995]

  • Giralt, F., Arenas, A., Ferre-Gine, J., Rallo, R. The simulation and Interpretation of Turbulence with a cognitive neural system. Proceedings of ASME’99, San Francisco, USA, 1999.
  • Arenas, A. Ferre-Gine, J., Rallo, R., Giralt, F. Simulation of the velocity field in a turbulent wake with a neural system. Proceedings of AICHE’97, Los Angeles , USA, 1997.
  • Ferre-Gine, J., Rallo, R. , Arenas, A. y Giralt, F. A Fuzzy ARTMAP neural system for the prediction of turbulent velocity fields. European Symposium of Artificial Neural Networks, 145-150, 1997.
  • Ferre-Gine, J., Rallo, R., Arenas, A., Giralt, F. Extraction of structures embedded in the velocity field of a turbulent wake. Proceedings of EANN’96, Engineering Applications of Neural Networks. Londres, UK, 1996.
  • Ferre-Gine, J., Rallo, R. , Arenas, A. y Giralt, F. Data Fusion and Fuzzy ARTMAP: an application to fluid flow analysis. International Workshop on Neural networks, Wurzburg – DE, 1995.
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