Laser particle acceleration and sources of radiation, among the addressed topics.

The University of Salamanca hosts the international TARG-3 congress, at which many important specialists will present their latest technological advances in this field. The congress focuses on a very important part of experimentation; the acceleration of laser particles and radiation sources.  The Center for Ultrashort Ultraintense Pulsed Lasers has petawatt laser systems, such as the VEGA system, capable of reaching power rates of over 100 terawatts. However, this laser has high repetition rates if we compare it with ultraintense lasers which operate in a single shot mode.  The scientific and technological development of the different parameters used is necessary for adjusting to new requirements. Hence, the importance of meetings such as this one, in which new advances are presented. At the inauguration, I was accompanied by Ángela Fernández Curto, Deputy General Director of Large Scientific-Technical Facilities from the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness; Paul Bolton, Professor with Chair form the University of Munich; Luis Roso Franco, Director of the Center for Ultrashort Ultraintense Pulsed Lasers; y Luca Volpe, Director of the Laser-Plasms from the CLPU in the University of Salamanca.

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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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