All posts 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 Unviersidad 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.

Epidempredict for COVID-19: international collaboration project

The BISITE Research Group and the AIR Institute have collaborated with the Technological University of Panama in the Epidempredict for COVID-19 project.

APAH VALUE Conference: innovation in the healthcare sector

Under the slogan “BUILDING THE FUTURE OF HEALTH” the 9th APAH VALUE Conference was held online, promoted by the Portuguese Association of Hospital Administrators (APAH), in which I had the opportunity to participate along with other experts to discuss the importance of disruptive technologies in the healthcare sector.

Teamwork keeps paying off

A few days ago Guide2Research published the seventh edition of the Ranking 2021 of the top 1000 scientists in the field of computer science and electronics worldwide.

Internet of Things in Intelligent Buildings

Today I had the opportunity to participate in the first Forum ‘Intelligent Buildings in Municipalities and Councils’, organized by the Junta de Castilla y León in the framework of the project “Smart Digital Rural Community”, within the Cross Border Cooperation Program Interreg V-A Spain-Portugal.

Smart and sustainable cities

A few weeks ago the » Sustainable Smart Cities and Territories International Conference» (SSCt 2021) took place, which had been organized by the BISITE Research Group of the University of Salamanca, together with the Texas A&M University in Qatar, the AIR Institute and the IoT Digital Innovation Hub.

Conference on IoT Forests: Internet of Things in the management of natural resources and biodiversity

Cesefor, in line with its objectives of contributing to the integral development of the forestry sector through research, innovation and promotion of sustainability, is the organizer of the first conference on IoT Forests, which is to take place next June.

Teamwork: among the top 2% of scientists according to Stanford rankings

Producing quality scientific results is increasingly associated with working as part of a team. In fact, in some fields it is fundamental. At BISITE (University of Salamanca) and the AIR Institute, we develop both basic and applied research projects, and we always do it as a team. 

Successful conference on smart cities, SSCt 2021

The Sustainable Smart Cities and Territories International Conference (SSCt 2021) took place this week. From Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th April, we were able to enjoy interesting presentations, workshops and the latest research in the field of smart cities and territories.

IoT DIH Community Day: using IoT for business innovation

Last week we held the “IoT DIH Community Day”, organised by the DIH World project. During the event, different presentations were given about Digital Innovation Hubs and their importance for the digital transformation of companies.