All posts 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.

BISITE-developed robot guide achieves international recognition

It has only been a little over two and a half years since the AIR Institute released the very first version of the Deep Intelligence tool. Today, this powerful platform enables projects like the Monsagro Museum’s guide robot.

The Office of Science and Technology conveys the need for research in AI, health and cybersecurity to members of Congress

Research in technology is increasingly becoming one of the pillars for the development of any country. For this reason, the Spanish Congress of Deputies together with the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT) created the Science and Technology Office (Office C) a year ago, an initiative that seeks to update the scientific and technological information that is passed on to parliamentarians.

Professors from the Federal Institute of Santa Catarina (Brazil) visit the laboratories of the BISITE Group

Professors Rubipiara Cavalcante Fernandes and Carlos Ernani da Veiga from the Federal Institute of Santa Catarina, Brazil visited the laboratories of the BISITE Research Group and met with its director, Dr. Juan Manuel Corchado Rodríguez, who presented some of the projects that the group is developing.

BISITE, the AIR Institute and the University of Caldas organise the international conference on Smart Cities SSCt2023

We continue to work on the organisation of the Sustainable Smart Cities and Territories International Conference (SSCt), an event organised by the BISITE Research Group, AIR Institute, the IoT Digital Innovation Hub and the University of Caldas (Colombia), which will host this year’s conference.

AI to accelerate the engineering revolution at ICMEE 2022 international conference

This week the “International Conference on Mechanical and Electronics Engineering (ICMEE) 2022” is being held in Xi’an, China. An event that brings together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the fields of theoretical, experimental and applied mechanical and electronic engineering from 21 to 23 November.

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.

Instability in large multinational technology companies

In recent weeks we have witnessed what is perhaps the largest number of layoffs among tech giants in recent years.

Juan Manuel Corchado presents DIGIS3 at ASI Innovation Week

Last week, the fourth “ASI Innovation Week” conference was held, organised by the Salvadoran Association of Industrialists (ASI), which represents the industrial and productive sector of El Salvador. 

Boosting Research in Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity with ENIA Chairs

This morning the conference “Boosting Research in Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity” took place in the “La Enredadera” space of Red.es.