Santiago Figueira  

PhD in Computer Science
Researcher CONICET
Professor at the
Department of Computer Science
FCEyN, University of Buenos Aires

Pabellón I - Ciudad Universitaria (C1428EGA)
Buenos Aires - Argentina

Office 24
Phone: +54 11 52857487
email: santiago at

Santiago Figueira


Director of GLyC - Logic, Language and Computability Research Group.

Research interests:

  • Theoretical computer science
  • Computability theory
  • Algorithmic randomness
  • Kolmogorov complexity
  • Algorithmic information theory
  • Mathematical logic
  • Model theory
  • Modal logics


PhD thesis


  • PhD
    • Sergio Romano (supervision together with Mariano Sigman). Machine learning on sparse data: an approach based on inductive inference. Ongoing.
    • Gabriel Senno (supervision together with Ariel Bendersky). A computer-theoretical outlook on foundations of quantum information. Ongoing.
    • Sergio Abriola. Model theory, proof theory, and computational aspects of logics for reasoning on data trees. 2017.
  • Postdoc and CONICET Assistant Researcher
    • Sergio Abriola. CONICET Posdoc, 2017-1019.
    • Guido Bellomo. CONICET Posdoc, 2017-1019.
    • Ariel Bendersky. CONICET Assistant Researcher, from 2016.
    • María Emilia Descotte. CONICET Postdoc, 2015-2017.

Science popularization talks (in Spanish)