Jose Luis Balcázar, director of the Department of Computer Science

The UPC professor José Luis Balcázar took office on 6 April as the Director of the Departament de Ciències de la Computació, taking over from Jordi Cortadella.

As a teacher, José Luis Balcázar teaches at the EPSEVG and the FIB. As a researcher, he develops his research work through the Laboratori d’Algorísmia Relacional, Complexitat i Aprenentatge (LARCA), an international projection group that works in fields such as learning and data mining; Data analysis and mathematical linguistics.

Publication of the call for “la Caixa” scholarships for international mobility for doctoral students 2017/2018

The announcement of “la Caixa” Grants for international mobility for doctoral students 2017/2018 has been published.

You will find all the information on the website of the Academic Management Service:

Here are the deadlines established in this call:

Period in which to make the stay: mobility stays must be made between February 1 and June 30, 2018.

Duration of the stay: a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 120 days.

Submission of applications: until 24 hours on February 18, 2018, through the DemanaSGA online support platform.

Provisional resolution: before March 29, 2018.

For any doubt or clarification please refer to DemanaSGA online support platform.

CloudSlide, new support service for presentations for events

Maintaining a commitment to the continuous improvement of research and innovation services, RDlab offers a new presentation service for events. CloudSlide allows the automatic management of the whole cycle of collection, verification and distribution of the presentations of the speakers in the corresponding rooms within the established schedule.

For further information please check:

New research center at UPC: IDEAI (Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence)

The UPC government council has approved the establishment of a new research center focused on AI and data analysis to foster the research and technology transfer processes.

With over 40 researchers the IDEAI (Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence) research center will engage several research groups from the Computer Science department: GPLN, SOCO and KEMLG

You can read here the UPC government agreement.