SMARTSEA: project closure and graduation of the students from the first ever MSc on Smart Maritime & Surveying Systems

A few weeks ago students of the Msc on Smart Maritime & Surveying Systems from the SMARTSEA project completed an important stage in their professional development at the graduation of the first ever master’s degree in the smart maritime sector.

Students of the Msc on Smart Maritime & Surveying Systems of the SMARTSEA project.

The International Hellenic University (Greece) has been the meeting place for the 20 graduates who, during one academic year, have been trained in technologies such as the Internet of Things, Blockchain or Artificial Intelligence and in their application in maritime projects and solutions.

Juan Manuel Corchado, director of the BISITE group and the project’s coordinator, participated in the graduation to summarise the objectives achieved and congratulate the graduates.

Juan Manuel Corchado during the closing of the SMARTSEA project.

The occasion also served as a meeting for the project partners. Representatives of the BISITE Research Group from the University of Salamanca, University of Ljubljana, International Hellenic University, Maritime University of Szczecin, Tallinn University of Technology, Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique, a research centre (National Institute of Marine Research and Development Grigore Antipa), SMEs: Cerca Trova Ltd, ECQA GmbH and three environmental and shipping survey companies: Creocean, RINA Hellas SA, Danaos Shipping Company Ltd.

We appreciate the involvement of all partners over the course of the development of the whole project and hope that it has been of great value to the students.

The information and views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the European Union. Neither the institutions and bodies of the European Union nor any person acting on their behalf may be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

Juan Manuel Corchado

Full Professor in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer Science and Automation, University of Salamanca, Spain.


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