SCIENTIFIC BOARD


The Scientific Board is an advisory committee of established researchers with an excellent record of research achievements, appointed by the Board of Directors to provide advice and guidance on research matters and to ensure the scientific quality of the centre’s research output.

 

Manuel F. González Penedo is the Director of CITIC and a senior lecturer in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (UDC). He is the coordinator of the Artificial Vision and Pattern Recognition (VARPA) research group and responsible for the Image and Video Processing sections of the Coruña Institute for Biomedical Research (INIBIC).   

Javier Pereira Loureiro is the Deputy Director of CITIC and a senior lecturer in Radiology and Physical Medicine (UDC). He is the coordinator of the TALIONIS research group. He lectures and researches in the area of medical informatics and technology for disability. He was named coordinator of the UDC Master’s in Health Science Bioinformatics and Director of the UDC Handytronic-Telecon Chair.

Amparo Alonso Betanzos is a professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (UDC). She is the coordinator of the Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Laboratory (LIDIA) research group and President of the Spanish Artificial Intelligence Association (AEPIA).

Nieves Rodríguez Brisaboa is a professor of Computer Languages and Systems (UDC) and has coordinated the Database Laboratory (LBD) research group since its creation in 1996. Her research interests include compact data structures and algorithms, text retrieval, sequence processing and information systems design. In addition to her teaching and research activities, she has also held numerous administrative posts within the university.

Pedro Cabalar Fernández is a senior lecturer in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (UDC), and a member of the Information Retrieval Lab (IRLAB) research group. His research focuses on artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, logic, non-monotonic reasoning, logic programming and answer set programming.

Fidel Cacheda Seijo is a senior lecturer in Telematics Engineering (UDC). He is currently serving as a knowledge transfer advisor to the UDC Office of the Vice-President for Science Policy, Research and Knowledge Transfer, and is the coordinator of the Telemática research group. His research focuses on information retrieval and recommender systems.

Ricardo Cao Abad is a professor of Statistics and Operations Research (UDC), and the coordinator of the Statistical Modelling, Optimisation and Inference (MODES) research group. His research interests include non-parametric statistics, bootstrapping, survival analysis, functional data analysis, big data statistical analysis, dependent data analysis, empirical verisimilitude, and statistical modelling for materials science, credit risk, statistical inference in genomic, neuroscience and weed control.

Luis Castedo Ribas is a professor of Signal Theory and Communications (UDC), and the coordinator of the Electronic and Communications Technology (GTEC) research group. His research focuses on signal processing, information theory for wireless communication, and prototyping of wireless communication terminals.

José Carlos Dafonte Vázquez is a senior lecturer in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (UDC), and the coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence Applications (LIA2) research group. His research focuses on artificial intelligence, image processing, hybrid systems, knowledge engineering, intelligent monitoring systems, telemedicine, genetic algorithms, adaptive systems and expert systems.

Ramón Doallo Biempica is a professor of Computer Architecture and Technology (UDC), and a member of the Computer Architecture (GAC) research group. His research focuses on computer architecture, supercomputing, parallel and distributed computing, cloud computing, big data, and geographic information systems.

Marcos Gestal Pose is a senior lecturer in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (UDC), and a member of the Artificial Neural Networks and Adaptive Systems – Medical Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology (RNASA-IMEDIR) research group. His main areas of research include evolutionary computation, artificial neural networks, and variable selection.

Marcos Ortega Hortas is Lecturer in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (UDC), and a member of the Artificial Vision and Pattern Recognition (VARPA) research group. His research focuses on computer vision, medical image processing, and medical informatics. 

Carlos Vázquez Cendón is a professor of Applied Mathematics (UDC), and the coordinator of the Numerical Methods and Modelling for Engineering and Applied Science (M2NICA) research group. His research interests include mathematical modelling for engineering and applied science, partial differential equations, numerical methods and numerical simulation.

Jesús Vilares Ferro is a senior lecturer in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (UDC), and a member of the Language and Information Society (LYS) research group. His research focuses on information retrieval (including multilingual, cross-language and tolerant IR), natural language processing, computational linguistics, and text mining.