The University of Salamanca approves the first Master’s Degree in Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings. This degree is one of the 14 Masters organised by the BISITE Group and it is an excellent opportunity to train professionals from all over the world, as it will be available in both English and Spanish and in online and blended learning modes.

Students who pursue the Master in Smart Cities will learn from top professionals about a wide range of topics, including urban planning, sustainability and technology, infrastructures, intelligent systems, and the application of IOT in cities and buildings. They will acquire skills that will enable them to come up with innovative ideas and solutions for designing smart cities. In addition, they will have the opportunity to put their knowledge in practice by participating in large intelligent urban development projects such as LIFE Vía de la Plata, MOVIURBAN, CHROMOSOME or in the Qatar smart city projects, coordinated by Juan Manuel Corchado (BISITE) in collaboration with Professor Saber Trabelsi under the Science Program of Texas A&M University in Qatar.

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Msheireb Downtown Doha, Qatar

Smart Cities reflect the present and the future, combining technology, organization and connectivity, and providing a high level of comfort for their citizens, as well as providing better alternatives in emergency situations, such as the one we went through this year because of the COVID-19. Hyper-connected cities have the capacity to respond to emergencies much more efficiently with the help of technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data and Internet of Things.

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Msheireb Downtown Doha, Qatar

The graduates of this master’s degree will be able to work in important companies and institutions dedicated to the design and construction of smart cities and buildings. If you would like to get specialized in this area, don’t hesitate to enrol. You can get a 25% discount if you enrol before August 31st in the Master and Expert in Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings at the University of Salamanca, for the course starting in October 2020 or the course starting in February 2021.




Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 de Mayo de 1971, Salamanca, España) Catedrático en la Universidad de Salamanca. Ha sido Vicerrector de Investigación desde el 2013 hasta el 2017 y Director del Parque Científico de la Universidad de Salamanca. Elegido dos veces como Decano de la Facultad de Ciencias, es Doctor en Ciencias de la Computación por la Universidad de Salamanca y, además, es Doctor en Inteligencia Artificial por la University of the West of Scotland. Dirige el Grupo de Investigación Reconocido BISITE (Bioinformática, Sistemas Inteligentes y Tecnología Educativa), creado en el año 2000. Director del IOT Digital Innovation Hub y presidente del AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado también es Profesor Visitante en el Instituto Tecnológico de Osaka desde enero de 2015, Profesor visitante en la Universiti Malaysia Kelantan y Miembro del Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado ha sido presidente de la asociación IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics, y coordinador académico del Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Arte y Tecnología de la Animación de la Universidad de Salamanca e investigador en las Universidades de Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) y en el Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). En la actualidad compagina toda su actividad con la dirección de los programas de Máster en Seguridad, Animación Digital, Telefonía Movil, Dirección de Sistemas de Información, Internet de las Cosas, Social Media, Diseño e Impresión 3D, Blockchain, Z System, Industria 4.0, Gestión de Proyectos Ágiles y Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings​, en la Universidad de Salamanca y su trabajo como editor jefe de las revistas ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) o Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado desarrolla principalmente trabajos en proyectos relacionados con Inteligencia Artificial, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids y Análisis de sentimiento.