Category: Opinion

Salamanca, Madrid, Barcelona and Granada are leaders of innovation in Spain

Huawei says that Salamanca, Barcelona, Madrid and Granada are leaders of innovation in Spain. The fact that a company like Huawei has noticed the work done here in Salamanca is noteworthy. We have come a long way in a short time and we have to maintain ourselves in this position and continue climbing the ladder.

Jesús Fernando Rodríguez Aragón is the Computer Engineer of the Year

Our colleague from the Faculty of Computer Science Jesús Fernando Rodríguez Aragón has been awarded the i3 2018 Computer Science Engineer of the Year by the Professional Association of Computer Science Engineers of Castile and León.

Blockchain, more than just a trend

Blockchain was born only 8 years ago and has always been overshadowed by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency which is based on this technology. This technological infrastructure provides Bitcoin with all the benefits: security, reduced operating costs, immediacy, transparency… At present, it has become a trend for many solutions in various sectors such as logistics, agri-food, industry, etc.

Fog Computing. Cloud and IoT in a single concept

Technology is advancing rapidly, now faster than ever. It may seem to many that
researchers are now trying to implement Artificial Intelligence in almost every kind of
object. This however is not entirely true. Those of us who have been working in the
field of Artificial Intelligence for long, know that since decades it has been a
fundamental element of many systems and that it took different shapes and forms as it envolved.

FUCKUP NIGHTS SALAMANCA. Kick the failure

I’ve always thought that a failure is just a new chance to start over. On March 22nd at 8pm  I will participate in the Fuckup Night, which takes place in The Irish Theatre in Salamanca. This interesting event enables entrepreneurs and professionals to share their failures in a direct, funny and sincere way and can help others to face their own failures. It is held in more than 270 cities in 80 countries on five continents.

The VEGA laser is now fully functional and with many projects ahead

Thanks to these developments the VEGA laser has now become one of the ten most powerful lasers in the world and one of the three lasers with the highest repetition rate (1Hz).

I am the rector that this University needs here and now

I have a global vision, experience in the creation of national and international projects and positive contacts with other institutions and Universities of renowned prestige, as well as a commitment to direct this University from […]

More resources to triple investments in the area of sports

The Sports policy in USAL will change, we want to provide the University with new equipment and infrastructures, and our team has the best professionals for this purpose.

We need the best professionals

The Council of Salamanca and the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology lead a Project to select five scientists in the city, capable of being at the head of other research groups.

I will promote a more efficient University model

My objective is to transform the University into a modern institution which has the necessary resources, mobility programs and financial independence.

Juan Manuel Corchado - Candidature to the Rectorate of the University of Salamanca

Presentation of my candidature to the Rectorate of the University of Salamanca

Dear fellow colleagues: I am pleased to inform you that tomorrow, Friday 27th of October, I will present my candidature to the Rectorate of the University of Salamanca at twelve o´clock in the “Sala de […]

The responsible thing to do is to stay in the Vice Rectorate during the election process  

From the 27th of October I will begin to present my Project to the University Community, in response to the proposal of the rectorate team, when I registered my candidature in the Electoral Commission of […]

Facing the election campaign step by step

Campaign events will begin when I register my candidature for rector on the 27th of October.

We have to reclaim influence and lead USAL to its level of prestige and tradition

We are the heirs of a tradition and holders of a historical legacy that has to be preserved, magnified and transmitted with the support of everyone.