Tag: projects

Dukhan – a city that thrives on oil production

I have had the privilege of visiting Dukhan, a city administrated by Qatar’s state oil agency, Qatar Petroleum, which manages its oilfields. Although the economy of this country relies mainly on NATURAL GAS, the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum are in the west of the country, from which it controls, coordinates and develops its oil projects.

Javier Parra, a new member of the BISITE Research Group

Holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Salamanca, Parra has extensive experience in the private sector, working in research, development, innovation and the digital domain. 

Our colleague, Alfonso González Briones, is awarded for his PhD thesis

I would like to congratulate one of the BISITE members, Alfonso González Briones who received the second prize sponsored by Sensors, I SENSORS+CIRTI Award for the best national thesis on Smart Cities at the Conference of the Spanish Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA), which had been held in Granada in October.

Trinity College Dublin

I have had the opportunity to visit Trinity College Dublin, in the company of my colleagues, Fiona, Xiao-li and Peter.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Smart Cities, Smart Grids, Smart Clothing, Fintech, IoT, Edge Computing, fog Computing

This is a promising year and thanks to the numerous businesses that believe in us, we have managed to promote the group, triple our financing and the number of BISITE members.

Globecom Conference 2018, Abu Dhabi

I’m currently at the IEEE Globecom Conference, which takes place in Abu Dhabi. It is possibly the largest scientific gathering in the field of Communications. Artificial intelligence and computer science are beginning to play an increasingly important role in this event and we’re here to learn from the experts in this field, to find out what other research groups are doing and to present our work.

BISITE Group at the Local Hack Day Salamanca

Our BISITE Grupo participated in the Local Hack Day, which took place on the 1st of December and was organized by the Association of Computing Machines (ACM) of the University of Salamanca. This is a worldwide hackathon that gathers many ideas, projects and a lot of imagination.  

Commitment to the development of disruptive technologies

Big cities like Moscow or Singapore, are undertaking changes and promoting and accelerating their transformation to become exemplary smart cities. Some of their objectives include Security, Energetic Efficiency, improved traffic management, etc.

Blockchain for the bank and finances

Blockchain is penetrating many sectors thanks to its security and transparency. These powerful qualities facilitate its application to different areas. Blockchain allows to manage information and carry out operations with complete security, for this reason, emblematic sectors, like the bank and finances, are the pioneers in the use of this technology and the leaders of many investigations.