The Vice-Chancellors for the Commemoration of the Eighth Centenary and for Research and Transfer, respectively, and the Director of Salamanca University Press, inaugurated the stand pertaining to the Studium of Salamanca.

The King and Queen of Spain visited the stand of the University of Salamanca during the inauguration of the Madrid Book Fair this morning. Mariano Esteban, Vice-Chancellor for the Commemoration of the Eighth Centenary; Juan Manuel Corchado, Vice-Chancellor for Research and Transfer, and Eduardo Azofra, Director of Salamanca University Press, informed Don Felipe and Dona Letizia of the most important editorial novelties in the catalog of the university publishing house.

The University of Salamanca will be present at the Madrid Book Fair from today until its closure, on June 11, in order to publicize the commemoration of the Eighth Centenary of its foundation in 2018, through the publications of its Press, Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, and various initiatives developed by its Cultural Activities Service.

As part of this important cultural event, the University of Salamanca plans to present two of its books as well as the awards ceremony for “Leeureka! First  Ibero-American Book Award for Children” during the morning of Wednesday, May 31, from 12 to 2 pm in the Pavilion of Cultural Activities.



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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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