This student will collaborate in the development of a device that can help farmers and industries that use silos.

Himanshu Agrawal has joined the BISITE team as a temporary intern.  He is an outstanding student, currently pursuing a Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur, India. He has completed his Pre-final year and has joined the BISITE research group for his summer internship. Himanshu will get practical experience, will get to know the Spanish culture, and collaborate in several research projects.

He is a top student from a top Indian Institution. His primary interest is in the research areas of “Robotics, Mechatronics, Internet of Things (IoT)”. He also has experience with Internet of Things (IoT). He has experience with android application development, robotics and embedded systems, including experiments on body tracking using Microsoft Kinect.

While at the BISITE research group he will collaborate in the development of an IoT device that can measure the volume of grains present in a silo at any time and display the data through a smartphone application. This can help farmers and industries where silos are used to plan and manage the stock efficiently by allowing them to be aware of out of stock risk.

Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 May 1971, Salamanca, Spain) is Professor at the University of Salamanca. He has been Vice-Rector for Research from 2013 to 2017 and Director of the Science Park of the University of Salamanca. Elected as Dean of the Faculty of Science twice, he holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salamanca and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland. He leads the renowned BISITE (Bioinformatics, Intelligent Systems and Educational Technology) Research Group, created in 2000. Director of the IoT Digital Innovation Hub and President of the AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado is also Visiting Professor at the Osaka Institute of Technology since January 2015, Visiting Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and Member of the Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado has been president of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, and academic coordinator of the University Institute for Research in Art and Animation Technology at the University of Salamanca, as well as researcher at the Universities of Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). He currently combines all his activity with the direction of Master programmes in Security, Digital Animation, Mobile Telephony, Information Systems Management, Internet of Things, Social Media, 3D Design and Printing, Blockchain, Z System, Industry 4.0, Agile Project Management, and Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings, at the University of Salamanca and his work as editor-in-chief of the journals ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) or Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado mainly works on projects related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids and Sentiment Analysis. He has recently been included in the board of trustees of the AstraZeneca Foundation, along with other health professionals and researchers recognised for bringing scientific knowledge closer to society.

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