This initiative belongs to the Department of Computing and Automation from the Faculty of Science.

The U-Talent Hub from the Scientific Park of the University of Salamanca has hosted the presentation of the Extraordinary Professorship of Agile Methodologies. This has been the proposal made by the University and the Viewnext Company, which is attached to the Department of Computing and Automation in the Faculty of Science.

Our intention is to promote research, development and dissemination of our knowledge in the field of agile methodologies in the management and development of projects, above all, in big organizations with high quality standards. The Viewnext company, situated in the Villamayor Campus, will favor the attraction of more businesses to the Park, so that they can collaborate with the University with the end of boosting research, participating in the teaching and contributing to the creation of employment among students. This is a clear example of what the University does in regards to transfer and full-fledged collaboration in academic institutions and companies.

At the presentation I was accompanied by the general director of Viewnext, José María Pascual y María Moreno García with Endowed Chair at the Department of Computing and Automation of the USAL.

More information: Comunicación Universidad de Salamanca

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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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