Social computing, a range of possibilities

Currently, humans communicate and interact by means of the new technologies designated for social use. The structure of social computing incorporates systems that facilitate both group and individual communication between citizens.

Miki Ueno from the Toyohashi University of Technology (Japan), collaborates with BISITE in an Artificial Intelligence project

 Miki Ueno is another international member of the BISITE group. She comes from Japan, concretely from the Toyohashi University of Technology. She’s been with us since the month of August and will spend a good bit of time here in Salamanca.

The BISITE Group stands for change in the industry

Industry 4.0 is a term that has been used in the last few years, to refer to the use of new technologies in factories and the important changes that this entails. The chances are that the use of technology will continue to grow, creating altogether a new manufacturing process in which technology will be the very basis.

Koji and Kohei work on their research with BISITE, thanks to collaboration with the Osaka Institute of Technology, Japan

As many of you know, I have a close working relationship with the Osaka Institute of Technology, Japan. As a result of our collaboration, Koji Hitomi and Kohei Fukuyama will be working in our BISITE Research Group until November. These two Japanese students belong to the Robotics Engineering Department of the Robotics and Design Faculty, an innovative campus located in the centre of the Japanese Osaka City.

Visit of Kenji Matsui, director of the Robotics and Design Centre of the Osaka Institute of Technology

Professor Kenji Matsui, visited us last week. He is the Director of the Robotics and Design Centre of the Osaka Institute of Technology. We’ve been collaborating with this centre for years and now it will be one of the three building blocks of the new Biodesign centre, which is being setup in Osaka by the Japanese government.

The importance of master’s degrees for R+D+i researchers

Innovation is currently essential in the modern world. Many businesses see R+D+i as their strongest ally however there is a disparity between them and research groups, this impedes talented young people from working in areas of their interest.

Javier Prieto joins the Salamanca City Council’s talent recruitment programme, to develop his project in the BISITE Group

I wanted to congratulate Javier Prieto, who has successfully become the fourth researcher in the programa de atracción del talento (talent recruitment program) launched by Salamanca’s City Council.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning in collaboration with Saya Fujino

Today I wanted to tell you about our collaboration with Saya Fujino. She has been with us since several months and we are very glad to have her in our group.

Denisa Kera collaborates with the BISITE Group thanks to a Marie Curie scholarship

Recently we have been receiving many international visitants at our labs. Some researchers come for short stays while others come for longer periods, as in the case of Denisa Kera, who will be with us until 2020. She comes from Charles University, Prague. Dr. Kera is a philosopher and designer and experiments with various creative strategies for public participation in emerging issues of science and technology.