Spanish institutions have had the opportunity to showcase their work at the numerous forums of Expo 2020 Dubai, many of those forums focus on knowledge transfer and the development of public/private projects. This moment will surely give us great visibility and will promote the research done at the BISITE Research Group and the AIR Institute.

Today, Wednesday February 2, we have presented some of our most valuable projects in the Australian pavilion, as part of an excellent conference organized by the Australian delegation, Justin McGowan, Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai for Australia, and Ian Halliday, Consul General of Australia in Dubai.

At the BISITE Research Group of the University of Salamanca and the AIR Institute we specialize in the development of intelligent models in areas such as Smart Cities, connected industry, biotechnology, neuroscience, Fintech, Blockchain or IoT. Some of these projects are being carried out thanks to the collaboration of institutions in the Middle East and of Spanish entities that have delegations in those countries.

During the presentation of the projects of the BISITE Research Group and of the AIR Institute in Dubai

The Expo 2020 Dubai, which had been delayed due to the pandemic, is taking place in a spectacular environment that will be transformed into a business & science park after the celebration of this event. The Spanish pavilion is sure to offer many opportunities to national companies and research centers interested in developing their work in this part of the world. For the moment we can only invite you to visit both the Expo and our pavilion, it’s worth seeing.

Close-up of the Spanish pavilion at the Dubai Expo. External – Onionlab / Expo 2020 Dubai

Our presentation took place on the same day as the visit of the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, to Dubai, on the occasion of the Spain-United Arab Emirates Business Forum. You can find more information on NEWS 365: https://news-365.press/sanchez-invita-a-emiratos-a-una-relacion-estrategica-que-aumente-las-inversiones

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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