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 Universidad 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.

Drones and cybersecurity

We are starting Module 15 of C1b3rWall Academy 2021/22 “Drones”. In the first part of this course, we will learn about the main uses, platforms and applications of drones from Antonio Gutiérrez Menéndez, systems engineer at ISDEFE and Héctor García Calleja, National Police specialised in aerial security and protection.

Ramón Areces Foundation

Juan Manuel Corchado participates in a conference on blockchain organised by the Ramón Areces Foundation

The Ramón Areces Foundation organised an engaging online colloquium entitled, “Beyond cryptocurrencies: blockchain applications in economics”.

Next generation sequencing research at the DATA 2022 International Conference

The International Conference “Digital Age & Technological Advances for sustainable development” IC-DATA 2022 was held last week. An event organised by the Faculty of Science and Technology of Al-Hoceima in Morocco.

Legaltech, Blockchain and cryptoassets at C1B3RWALL Academy

his year’s C1B3RWALL Academy 2021/22 is packed with fascinating lectures. We have already started Module 14, this time the speakers will address the topic of Legaltech.

Mahmoud Abbasi joins BISITE with a Marie Skłodowska-Curie doctoral fellowship from the IoTalentum project

Mahmoud Abbasi has joined the BISITE Research Group with a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship to carry out his doctoral thesis.

Juan Manuel Corchado attends the meeting with the King and Queen of Spain and the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, held at the Royal Palace

The President of the AIR Institute and Director of the BISITE Research Group of the University of Salamanca, Juan Manuel Corchado, attended the gala dinner held yesterday at the Royal Palace on the occasion of the state visit of the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. In addition to their Majesties, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain, the event was also attended by the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, other members of his cabinet and numerous political and business representatives.

Castilla y León entrepreneurs and SMEs will benefit from the Digital Kit and Centr@tec programs, organized by ICE, Air Institute and the Chamber of Commerce

Yesterday, the seminar on the “Digital Kit Program: An Opportunity for the Digitalization of SMEs and the Self-Employed” took place. The Centr@tec Program has also been presented at the event, thanks to AIR Institute, the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICE) and the Chamber of Commerce of Salamanca.

AIR Institute and ICE organize a conference to present the Digital Kit and Centr@tec programs

In collaboration with the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICE) and the Chamber of Commerce of Salamanca, AIR Institute has organized a conference entitled “The Digital Kit Program: An Opportunity for the Digitalization of SMEs and the Self-Employed”.

AIR Institute brings together organizations from across the Mediterranean to boost the economic growth of smallholder farmers

The AIR Institute coordinates the FARMS4CLIMATE project, which pursues modernization and economic growth through the promotion of carbon agroecological agriculture.