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 former president of Argentina Mauricio Macri visits the facilities of the BISITE Research Group of the University of Salamanca

The former president of Argentina Mauricio Macri has visited the facilities of the BISITE Research Group of the University of Salamanca.

The University of Salamanca is committed to the training of specialists in 3D printing

The concept of 3D printing first emerged in 1976 with the development of additive manufacturing materials for prototyping purposes. From then on, unbelievable progress has been made in this field.

Journal of Urban Technology: special issue on Artificial Intelligence and the City

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the technologies that has evolved the most in recent years and its application has increased exponentially.

Sebastián López joins BISITE with a Marie Skłodowska-Curie doctoral fellowship from the IoTalentum project

Sebastián López Flórez, joins the BISITE Research Group to carry out his doctoral thesis as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow. During his stay he will fulfill one of the objectives of the IoTalentum project, in which Juan Manuel Corchado, director of the BISITE group, participates as a member of the board of supervisors.

Proyecto DISRUPTIVE

The DISRUPTIVE project holds its last meeting and a workshop on information technologies

Last week the final activities of the DISRUPTIVE project, of which the BISITE Research Group of the University of Salamanca is a member, have been carried out.

The AstraZeneca Foundation extends the deadline to participate in the Young Researchers Awards

The VI Edition of the Young Researchers Awards, launched by the AstraZeneca Foundation and the Carlos III Health Institute, has extended the deadline for receipt of applications until next Wednesday, 28 September.

Startup Olé

AIR Institute and BISITE present technology projects to the attendees of Startup Olé 2022

8th Startup Olé, one of the most important entrepreneurship and innovation events in Spain, took place this week. Researchers from the BISITE Research Group and AIR Institute have participated to present some of the projects we are developing.

ICE and AIR Institute organise conferences on innovation and cybersecurity as part of the Centr@tec Programme

The Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICE) in collaboration with Air Institute are organising several activities within the framework of the Centr@Tec Programme for SMEs, startups and entrepreneurs attending the 8th Startup Olé event in Salamanca.

The DIGIS3 consortium obtains nearly 3.5 million euros to boost digitalisation in Castilla y León

DISGIS3, the consortium led by AIR Institute along with the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICE), DIHBU, the DIH-LEAF, the Castilla y León Supercomputing Foundation (SCAYLE) and the University of León, will have access to a European budget for the promotion of digitisation in the region.