Today I had the pleasure of presenting at enerTIC part of the work we do at the BISITE (Digital Innovation Hub) research group, in the field of safe electrical distribution systems.
The development of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is one of the drivers of technological development in different regions today. The IOTEC project is part of the PocTec programme and is a collaborative effort between institutions from Castilla-León and the Central Region of Portugal. The aim is to promote the study and development of IoT at both theoretical and practical levels.
Blockchain was born only 8 years ago and has always been overshadowed by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency which is based on this technology. This technological infrastructure provides Bitcoin with all the benefits: security, reduced operating costs, immediacy, transparency… At present, it has become a trend for many solutions in various sectors such as logistics, agri-food, industry, etc.
Technology is advancing rapidly, now faster than ever. It may seem to many that
researchers are now trying to implement Artificial Intelligence in almost every kind of
object. This however is not entirely true. Those of us who have been working in the
field of Artificial Intelligence for long, know that since decades it has been a
fundamental element of many systems and that it took different shapes and forms as it envolved.
The conference will take place in Salamanca on the 11th of April at 19:00: “Feeling Space-Time. Detectors of Gravitational Waves, Black Holes and Neutron Stars” and will be delivered by Dr. Borja Sorazu (University of Glasgow).
Smart Cities Journal Special Issue “Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technologies, Models and Applications”
I would like to invite you to send your contributions to the Special Issue ” Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technologies, Models and Applications”. The deadline for manuscript submission is November 30, 2018
The Hackathon Cogs for Good took place today as part of the activities proposed in the Country Project and in which the BISITE Research Group participates on the behalf of the University of Salamanca, together with other institutions such as the Polytechnic University of Valencia, the Pontifical University of Comillas and the Next International Business School.
I’ve always thought that a failure is just a new chance to start over. On March 22nd at 8pm I will participate in the Fuckup Night, which takes place in The Irish Theatre in Salamanca. This interesting event enables entrepreneurs and professionals to share their failures in a direct, funny and sincere way and can help others to face their own failures. It is held in more than 270 cities in 80 countries on five continents.
On April 12th I will participate in the VII edition of the Smart Energy Congress which will take place in the Palacio Municipal de Congresos in Madrid on the 11th and 12th of April. This time, the congress will focus on the topic of “Digital Transformation, leading Energy Efficiency”.
Yesterday, March 15th, I had the pleasure of attending a workshop at the EFREI School of Engineering. Together with my colleagues from this and other European universities, we promoted several international projects related to Blockchain, IoT and Smart Cities.
It is curious to see the expertise of this type of schools in France; the importance they give to quality master’s degrees and practical training, their model of internships in companies is also very interesting.
Investments in environmental stewardship have grown substantially since the Paris agreements of 2015. The Regional Government of Castile and Leon has chosen to invest in projects that improve the energy efficiency of our cities.
It was a huge pleasure to have Luis Pérez lead this morning’s training session. He is the creator of the IBM company and he presented us with the services available in his IBM Cloud (Iaas, Runtimes, DevOps, Analytics, IoT, Watson,Bluemix) and the Watson Cognitive Services.
Special Session on “Decentralized Electricity Markets” in International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST 2018)
BISITE Research Group is coordinating the Special Issue on “Decentralized Electricity Markets” within the framework of the International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST 2018). The event will take place in September 10-12, 2018, Seville, Spain.
Today, IBERDROLA inaugurated its innovation centre for the Middle East in Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), an accelerator and incubator for the development of technological products in Qatar.
On the 2nd of March an awards ceremony was held in order to deliver prizes to the participants of the 2017 Edition of the competition “Desafío Universidad Empresa” (Company-University Challenge), which is organized by the University-Company Knowledge Transfer Program.