February 10, 2016

Activities

SMARTLEARN_activities SMARTLEARN group members are very active in the research community by participating and organizing as Steering Committee, General Chair and PC Chair many international conferences and workshops; being involved as Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor and Editorial Board member of high quality journals and books and giving Keynotes Talks and Seminars.

The following is a list of the SMARTLEARN’s most relevant research activities carried out by the group members so far:

  • Editor-in-Chief of two International Peer-reviewed Scientific Journals:
    • International Journal of Space-Based and Situated Computing (IJSSC). ISSN: 2044-4893. Inderscience.
    • International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC). ISSN: 1741-847X. Inderscience.
  • Editor of the Book Series Intelligent Data-Centric Systems. Elsevier.
  • Guest Editor of 40 special issues of International peer-reviewed Journals.
    • Every year running a Special Issue of the International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET).
  • Editor of 35 Proceedings of International Conferences.
  • Member/Collaborator of 10 international research groups.
  • Participated in 30 research projects (from Catalonia, Spain, EU and USA).
  • Steering Committee chair and founder of 3 conferences (running every year):
    • International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems, IEEE SMC tech supported (INCOS).
    • International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (CISIS).
    • International Conference on Emerging Intelligent Data and Web Technologies (EIDWT).
  • Steering Committee co-chair of 3 conferences (running every year):
    • International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS).
    • International Conference International Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA).
    • International Conference on Emerging Intelligent Data and Web Technologies (EIDWT).
  • General Co-chair of 5 conferences:
    • The 16th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (NBiS 2013), September 4-6, 2013, Gwangju, Korea.
    • The 10th FTRA International Conference on Secure and Trust Computing, Data Management, and Applications (STA 2013), July 8-10, Fukuoka, Japan.
    • The IEEE 27th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Application (AINA 2013), March 25-28, 2013, Barcelona, Spain.
    • The IEEE 25th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2011), March 22-25, 2011, Biopolis, Singapore.
    • The 8th Hybrid Intelligent Systems Conference (HIS 2008), Technical University of Catalonia, September 10-12, 2008, Barcelona, Spain.
  • PC Co-Chair of 5 conferences:
    • The IEEE 12th International Conference on High Performance and Communications, (HPCC 2010), September 1-3, 2010, Melbourne, Australia.
    • The 13-th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems (NBiS 2010), September 15 -17, 2010, Takayama, Japan.
    • The IEEE 24th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Application (AINA 2010), April 20-23, 2010, Perth, Australia.
    • The 2nd International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems (CISIS 2008), March 4-7, 2008, Barcelona, Spain.
    • The IEEE 22nd International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA 2008), March 25-28, 2008, GinoWan, Okinawa, Japan.
  • Co-chair of 10+ International workshops (running every year).
  • PC member of 20+ International conferences and workshops (running every year).
  • Conference organizer of ER 2008 held in Barcelona.
  • Associate / Area Editor / Member of Editorial Board of many International peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Member of the academic review board of several major International Journals.
  • Several MSc students supervised every academic course.
  • Regular reviewer of many prestigious international journals.
  • Delivered keynote talks, tutorial and invited seminars in 20+ international conferences and universities.
  • Knowledge transference to industry/professional sector
    • Keynote talk to “Asociación española de usuarios de telecomunicaciones y de la sociedad de información (AUTELSI) ” about the use of collaborative tools in universities. 2008
    • Keynote talk to “Foro Profesional Inteligéncia de Negocio” (2012) about ” Claves de éxito para la puesta en marcha de proyectos BI” http://www.saimasolutions.com/newsletter/2012/04/foro_bi/Agenda_e_invitacion_foro_bi_saima_solutions_2012_tic.pdf. 2012.
    • Industrial project Avanza2 with company ICA: “TREBALL@: Alineament de l’oferta laboral de la UOC amb les necessitats laborals”. Project of type INNOVA UOC. INNOVA2014 (48.000€) Cocordinated by: Jordi Conesa. 2014.
    • Industrial project MITC: “ITINER@: Sistema Tecnológico y Social para el Impulso de Rutas Arqueológicas y Turísticas y del Comercio Minorista Relacionado”. Funded by Ministerio de Industria, Turismo y Comercio (14.235€). Participated by Jordi Conesa. Ref: TSI-020302-200. 2009-2011.