Ignacio Blanquer Espert

24 Feb 2020

Ignacio Blanquer Espert

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Universitat Politècnica de València
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Full professor of parallel, grid and cloud computing in the area of ​​Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Ignacio Blanquer is full professor of parallel, grid and cloud computing in the area of ​​Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, with more than 20 years of teaching experience in undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses. Since 1993 he has been linked to the research group in Grid and High-Performance Computing (GRyCAP), being responsible for this group since 2016. His research activity has focused on the application of parallel computing, Grid and cloud technologies to different scientific disciplines, with a special dedication to biomedicine. He has participated in 57 national and European projects, having been the coordinator of three European projects. He is co-author of more than 40 articles in indexed journals and book chapters, in addition to more than 100 communications in international conferences. He acted as the head of the area of ​​applications of the Spanish Network of e-science, leading various work packages and tasks related to the identification of requirements and application support in numerous European projects in which he has participated. He is currently the Spanish delegate of the e-IRG and the coordinator of the Spanish Network on Open Science.