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 value of Smart Cities

The concept of an intelligent, connected and sustainable city is becoming more advanced, according to the Smart City Index 2019. Cities like Singapore, Zurich, Oslo and in Spain; Bilbao, Madrid or Barcelona are within the ranking that evaluates the level of development and strategies for better energy efficiency, mobility or environmental impact. The main aim of a smart city is to contribute to a better quality of life of all its inhabitants.

FFP2 masks are items that protect you and others

The WHO advises that medical masks should be used rationally to avoid unnecessary waste, but it appears that using them inside and outside the home is reducing infection rates in some countries.

Making a great team effort to help our healthcare professionals

The BISITE Research Group at the University of Salamanca and the IoT Digital Innovation Hub are coordinating the production of medical material that is so much in demand at the moment. This material will help in the fight against COVID-19. BISITE has the support of hundreds of volunteers, who have provided us with the material, advice and manpower required to make masks, gowns and face shields.

Another year of master’s degrees aimed at new technologies

BISITE Research Group’s academic offer this year includes a total of 8 master’s degrees, which are oriented to new technologies. Our fundamental mission is to train professionals capable of developing strategies for the advancement of the current industrial revolution, smart cities and global businesses.

AI Edge and Sensors

In the February issue of the Global Corporate Venturing CVG magazine, I had the opportunity to share my opinion on the uses and benefits of artificial intelligence, machine learning and the internet of things.

Lab2Market during ECAI2020

ECAI will take place in Santiago de Compostela on the 10th and 11th of June. This congress attracts all those interested in Artificial Intelligence, and its objective is to promote the innovative companies that present their AI solutions at Lab2Market.

Innovation for the development of the technology we need

Research and innovation are processes that arise from myriads of circumstances. Those of us who are dedicated to creating innovative products and services, at times using technology which is not yet mature, must be aware of the importance of using our time and resources wisely.

Luis Rodriguez will collaborate with BISITE on research into Explainable Artificial Intelligence

Luis Raúl Rodríguez began his research stay at our group a few days ago. He will collaborate with us on different projects related to Explainable Artificial Intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence, changes in the society and impact on the world of education

Last week, the first MAPI FEDS event took place.  The Santo Domingo Educational Foundation has invited me to present a conference on Artificial Intelligence and its impacts on the area of education.