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.

Juan Manuel Corchado will participate as an expert in the congress for the elaboration of the White Paper for the Development of Salamanca

La Gaceta de Salamanca has organized the third edition of the congress for the elaboration of the White Paper for the Development of Salamanca, which will take place next Thursday, November 3 at the Palacio de Congresos.

Juan Manuel Corchado will participate at the ICBBT 2023 bioinformatics conference in Xi’an (China)

The 15th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology (ICBBT 2023) will be held on 26-28 May 2023 in Xi’an, China. Juan Manuel Corchado Rodríguez, director of the BISITE Research Group and president of the AIR Institute will participate as Keynote speaker to present interesting data on bioinformatics and projects in this field, such as DeepNGS, a solution that automates the workflow of genetic analysis and can help in diagnostic procedures.

Kick off meeting of the idrECO project: research into intelligent energy communities

The kickoff meeting of the Intelligent Digital Renewable Energy Communities (idrECO) project took place this week. Juan Manuel Cochado and Javier Prieto from the BISITE Research Group met together with other consortium partners to discuss the first steps towards the achievement of the proposed objectives.

The Artificial Intelligence revolution comes to the Casino of Salamanca

Yesterday’s conference on “Intelligence for an accelerated revolution” was delivered by Juan Manuel Corchado, director of the BISITE Research Group and president of the AIR Institute.

Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Iberdrola- Qatar and USAL improving energy efficiency through AI

The first annual meeting of the Adaptive and Intelligent Edge Computing based Building Energy Management System (AI-BEMS) project took place this week in Doha, Qatar to review the progress of the project.

Juan Manuel Corchado joins the Board of Trustees of the AstraZeneca Foundation

Juan Manuel Corchado Rodríguez, Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence and Director of the BISITE Research Group at the University of Salamanca, and Rosario García Campelo, Head of the Service of the Hospital Complex of A Coruña, have joined the Board of Trustees of the AstraZeneca Foundation.

Juan Manuel Corchado Rodríguez, member of the Astrazeneca Foundation Board of Trustees.

IoTalentum researchers held network meeting 4 at Aalborg University, Copenhagen

Researchers from the IoTalentum project held the network meeting (NM4), organised at Aalborg University, Copenhagen. The purpose of the meeting was to assess the progress of the project and determine whether the proposed objectives are being met.

Juan Manuel Corchado participates in the conference on new technologies in logistics organised by Logistop and ITENE.

Logistop and ITENE have organised a conference on “New technologies in mobility and logistics: the path of change in times of digitalisation”. An event in hybrid format that featured leading specialists to promote and raise awareness of innovation in the digitalisation of transport and logistics.

Juan Manuel Corchado participates in the GACETA Forum to discuss innovation and entrepreneurship in Castilla y León

The GACETA Forum “Salamanca in the world: more investment, innovation and entrepreneurship” took place this morning. An initiative organized by the newspaper La Gaceta de Salamanca with the aim of highlighting aspects of Salamanca’s economic expansion and opportunities for companies.