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.

The First Iberian Forum on Sustainability and Technology

Last week I had the honour of giving a lecture at the First Iberian Forum organized by Rotary, which was attended by Rotary member clubs from Spain and Portugal and various public figures. Technology, artificial intelligence, sustainable development and global security were the focus of my presentation and, above all, the link between them and the objectives of Agenda 2030.

Akash Aggarwal’s research stay and collaboration on blockchain projects

Akash Aggarwal, from India, has joined our group recently and will spend some time with us, contributing his knowledge to projects related to IoT and blockchain.

Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology

Biotechnology is a science that fuses biology and technology, and has applications in a number of sectors, such as medicine, pharmaceutics and agriculture, providing solutions to different social problems.

IoT and Artificial Intelligence in the maritime sector

The first master’s degree dedicated to training marine technologists in ICT and AI “Smart Maritime Industry & Surveying”.

More than a month ago I anticipated information about the kick off meeting for a project led by us: Smartsea The Surveying & MARiTime internet of thingS EducAtion Erasmus+, Knowledge Alliances.

12 meses CuidándoT Program: Inaugural Conference on AI in Biomedicine

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the inaugural conference of the program 12 meses cuidándoT, an exciting initiative of the Institute of Biomedical Research of Salamanca (IBSAL), which aims to offer workshops, lectures and other activities to disseminate the research that is being conducted at the institute among the citizens.

Enrique Espinosa from UNAM, has been developing IoT projects during his research stay at our group

Enrique Espinosa, comes from the Faculty of Engineering of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is in his last year of the Mechatronics Engineering course ad developed a thesis on the application of Internet of Things technologies for growing vegetables in indoor spaces.

BISITE and Global Exchange give you the opportunity to specialize in web app development

We are once again involved in coordinating a course organized by the General Foundation of the University of Salamanca and Global Exchange, which aims to train specialists who can then join the Global Exchange staff.

Denisa Kera, our colleague Marie Curie research fellow presenting at the Trans/Feminist hacking symposium in Berlin

The symposium on Trans/Feminist hacking in Berlin at the Einstein Center Digital Future organized by Weizenbaum Institute, Technische Universität Berlin gathered practitioners and academics engaged in inclusive open-source, art and design practices.