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.

Cybersecurity is a pending task for many businesses

Due to the current health crisis, a large part of our daily tasks are now done online; we work from home, make transactions online and do many other activities online. However, this puts our security on the Internet at a greater risk.

We continue working with your support

Although it seems that the number of COVID-19 infections is decreasing and that fortunately the number of deaths is falling, there are still too many victims.

Lithopy, the Project of our collegue Denisa Kera, receives an award from Columbia University

Denisa Kera is a Marie Curie fellow at BISITE, her Lithopy Project has been chosen as one of the two best digital storytelling projects, among the 12 selected and 50 revised projects as part of the  of  the Digital Storytelling Lab, at Columbia University.

Technology developed at the University of Salamanca to fight against Coronavirus

The BISITE Group at the University of Salamanca is launching collaborative projects and developing technology that will that will help fight the virus. The members of BISITE have been coordinating a grand initiative, to which Béjar has been central.

Demand for blockchain experts increases

Like many other technologies, Blockchain is becoming very important, companies and institutions have implemented it in different solutions, so that they can benefit from Blockchain’s decentralization, traceability and security.

AIR Institute develops Artificial Intelligence to learn about COVID-19

I’m very proud of the work done by AIR Institute. The researchers at AIR are creating an application that will predict the evolution of Coronavirus by means of a series of implemented Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence techniques.

USAL’s labs are now authorized to do COVID-19 tests

I am very pleased to see that our laboratories have been authorised by the Carlos III Health Institute to do tests for Coronavirus detection and thus develop their own test models.

Industry 4.0 as the driving force of digitisation in Europe

The industry has undergone significant changes since the first industrial revolution that began in the second half of the 18th century, up until today. The transformation has been remarkable and new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Robotic Automation, Machine Learning, Big Data and others make it possible to enter a new period; the fourth industrial revolution.

We continue to manufacture equipment as part of our solidarity project

Thanks to the support of institutions and volunteers from the city of Béjar, our solidarity project continues, we collaborate with medical personnel.