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.

The international congress on Smart Cities SSCt 2023 extends the deadline for the submission of papers

SSCt is a symposium that brings together numerous researchers, developers and companies in the technology sector for discussions on scientific and technical advances in the field of smart cities and territories.

Juan Manuel Corchado Participates in the FITECU Fair Along with Other Experts in Technology and Innovation

The first International Innovation and Technology Fair at the Service of Care (FITECU), organized by the SIVI Cluster and the Ministry of Family and Equal Opportunities of the Regional Government of Castile and Leon, was successfully held between February 23 and 25 in Villardeciervos (Zamora).

DIGIS3 holds its kick-off meeting to set the work plan for the coming months

The partners of the DIGIS3 consortium met on February 21 in Salamanca to hold the kick-off meeting of the project, which serves as a prelude to the official presentation event, which will take place in March.

SIVI Cluster organizes the first International Fair of innovation and technology in Zamora

The International Fair of Innovation and Technology at the Service of Care (FITECU), organized by the Cluster Innovative Solutions for Independent Living (SIVI), will be held from 23 to 25 February in Villardeciervos, Zamora. Juan Manuel Corchado will attend as president of the AIR Institute, an entity attached to the SIVI cluster.

Juan Manuel Corchado will be a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Gadea Foundation for Science

The Gadea Foundation for Science (FGC) has proposed Juan Manuel Corchado, director of the BISITE Research Group and president of the AIR Institute as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) in the area of Engineering.

Entrepreneurs from Salamanca attend the information day on European programs organized by ICE and AIR Institute

The Institute for Business Competitiveness of the Junta de Castilla y León (ICE) and the AIR Institute have held an information day on the European R&D programs Cluster 4 of Horizon Europe, “Digital, Industry and Space Cluster”.

AIR Institute and BISITE group join the GILL project consortium

Last week the kick-off meeting of the GILL (Gendered Innovation Living Labs) project was held in Brussels. Juan Manuel Corchado and Marta Plaza represented AIR Institute and the BISITE Research Group respectively, in this productive and educational event that was attended by all the project partners and some representatives of the European Commission.

Juan Manuel Corchado, decorated with the Cross of the Order of Police Merit

Juan Manuel Corchado, director of the BISITE Research Group of the University of Salamanca, has been decorated by the National Police with the Order of Police Merit – a Cross with a White Badge. The insignia bestowal ceremony, which took place at the National Police School in Avila, recognizes professional careers, scientific studies or projects that provide prestige or are of great service to the Corps.

ICE and AIR Institute present new features of Horizon Europe to Salamanca companies

Next Wednesday, on 8 February, an information day on the European R&D Cluster 4 programs of Horizon Europe, “Digital, Industry and Space”, will be held in Salamanca, organized by the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICE) in collaboration with Air Institute.