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.

Innovation, sustainability and security at the Doha Smart Cities Summit

The “Doha Smart Cities Summit” organised by Msheireb Properties on 24 November was a success.

Singapore: a leading smart city-state

This city-state is a benchmark, which has managed to transform a fishing village into a truly spectacular metropolis, combining sustainable urban planning with efficient resource management systems.

AIoT at the forefront of innovation

A few days ago I gave an online talk at the Institute of Engineering & Management, University Of Engineering & Management in Kolkata, India.

The Smart Grid as a key element of a Smart City

Powerful simulation systems and equipment are of great importance for improving performance and obtaining good results. In the last year we have worked with research groups from Clemson University (USA) and the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (Portugal) on energy optimisation projects

AI and Deep Tech in engineering solutions

A few days ago I had the opportunity to participate in a conference organized by the Faculty of Engineering UTM Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

IOTALENTUM: Advanced Learning in Networked Training

The market value of the Internet of Things (IOT) is expected to exceed billions of euros in the coming years and, with so much at stake, Europe has to pursue leadership in this field.

Omid Abrishambaf’s thesis defence with honours

Omid Abrishambaf from the GECAD Research Group (IPP), and a collaborator with the BISITE Group at USAL, has recently defended his doctoral thesis.

Busan, a must-see smart city in South Korea

We had the opportunity to work within the framework of an international project, with South Korean and European partners, on the development of a platform for energy optimization, which would facilitate the use of surplus energy from coal-fired and combined cycle power plants for greenhouse and farm heating.

Silver Economy Edge Computing and Internet of Things based Platform to Improve the Quality of Life on Cruise Ships.

The cruise industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the travel and leisure market. “Megaships” are the latest trend, they carry approximately 6000 passengers and crew and include shopping malls, restaurants, theatres, sports facilities, planetariums.