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Francisco García Peñalvo
Computer Science, Salamanca University

Brief Bio
Francisco José García-Peñalvo is a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the University of Salamanca (USAL), with four six-year periods of research, one six-year period of transferring and innovation, and five five-year periods of recognized teaching. He received the Gloria Begué award for teaching excellence in 2019. He was also a Distinguished Professor at the School of Humanities and Education at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico (2016-2018) and is a Researcher of International Impact at the Universidad Nacional San Agustín, Arequipa, Peru. Since 2006 he is the head of the Research Group Recognized by the USAL GRIAL (research GRoup on InterAction and eLearning), a group that is a Consolidated Research Unit of the Junta de Castilla y León Government (UIC 81). Included in the University of de Stanford’s World's Top 2% Scientists list (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022) He has supervised 29 Ph.D. thesis. He has been Vice-Dean of Innovation and New Technologies of the Faculty of Sciences of the USAL between 2004 and 2007 and Vice-Rector of Technological Innovation of this University between 2007 and 2009. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Research Institute for Educational Sciences (IUCE), the Rector's Delegate for Digital Learning and Teaching and the Coordinator of the Doctorate Programme in Education in the Knowledge Society at USAL. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journals Education in the Knowledge Society and Journal of the Information Technology Research, and Associate Editor of many journals, with a special mention to the journals IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, IEEE Access, Computers in Human Behavior, and Computers in Human Behavior Reports. He has published more than 100 research papers in JCR SCIE/SSCI-indexed journal (58 Q1). For more detailed information on the publications, these are the public links to the profiles in Google Scholar (, Publons (, Scopus (, and ORCID ( ... More >>


Paulo Alencar, University Waterloo, Canada
Ismailcem B. Arpinar, Computer Science, University of Georgia, United States
Demis Ballis, University of Udine, Italy
Faiza Belala, Ali Mendjeli, LIRE Laboratory, Constantine2-University, Algeria
Fernando Bobillo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Roberto Boselli, Statistics and Quantitative Methods, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
Sabin Buraga, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania
Pasquina Campanella, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Maria L. Campos, Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Maiga Chang, School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada
Dickson Chiu, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Soon A. Chun, Info Systems and Informatics Program, City University of New York, United States
Pedro J. Clemente, University of Extremadura, Spain
Liviu-Adrian Cotfas, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Christophe Cruz, Computer Science, University of Burgundy, France
Daniel Cunliffe, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of South Wales, United Kingdom
Guglielmo De Angelis, IASI-CNR, Italy
Toon De Pessemier, Information Technology, Ghent University - Imec, Belgium
Enrico Denti, Dipartimento di Informatica - Scienza e Ingegneria (DISI), Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Martin Drlik, Computer Science Department, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovak Republic
Larbi Esmahi, School of Computing & Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada
Przemyslaw Falkowski-Gilski, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Luís Ferreira Pires, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, Netherlands
Xiang Fu, Department of Computer Science, Hofstra University, United States
Ombretta Gaggi, Dipartimento di Matematica, Università di Padova, Italy
Massimiliano Garda, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
John Garofalakis, Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
Juan Miguel Gomez-Berbis, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
Jose Gonzalez, University of Seville, Spain
Prashant Goswami, Department of Computer Science, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola (BTH), Sweden
Volker Gruhn, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Shanmugasundaram Hariharan, Computer Science and Engineering, Vardhaman College of Engineering, India
Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis, Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
Sebastian Heil, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
Sergio Ilarri, Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura, Edificio Ada Byron, Maria De Luna, 1, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Monique Janneck, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Luebeck University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Karel Jezek, Dept. of Comp. Science and Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Mohsen Kahani, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Georgia Kapitsaki, Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Sokratis K. Katsikas, Dept. of Information Security and Communication Technology, Department of Information Security and Communication Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Gjøvik, Norway
Ilan Kirsh, ObjectDB Software, United Kingdom
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH, Germany
Hiroshi Koide, Research Institute for Information Technology, Kyushu University, Japan
Fotios A. Kokkoras, Digital Systems Department, University of Thessaly, Greece
Isaac Lera, Ed. Anselm Turmeda, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
Martin Llamas-Nistal, Telematics Engineering Department, University of Vigo, Spain
Angelica Lo Duca, IIT-CNR, Pisa, Italy
Francisco J. Lopez-Pellicer, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Miroslaw Mazurek, Department of Complex Systems, Rzeszów University of Technology, Poland
Michele Melchiori, Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy
Santiago Meliá, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Marina Mongiello, Dipatimento di Ingegneria elettrica e dell'informazione, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Cédric D. Mouza, CNAM, France
Martin Musicante, DIMAp, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Akiyo Nadamoto, Konan University, Japan
Anand Nayyar, Da Nang, Duy Tan University, Vietnam
Alex Norta, Department of Informatics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Daniel O'Leary, University of Southern California, United States
Mario A. Paredes Valverde, Independent Researcher, Spain
Kalpdrum Passi, Mathematics And Computer Science, Laurentian University, Canada
David Paul, School of Science and Technology, The University of New England, Australia
Bhanu Prasad, Computer and Information Sciences, Florida A&M University, United States
Jim Prentzas, Department of Education Sciences in Early Childhood, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Birgit Pröll, FAW - Institute for Application Oriented Knowledge Processing, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Muhammad Asif Razzaq, Department of Computer Science, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Marina Ribaudo, DIBRIS, Università di Genova, Italy
Thomas Risse, Electronic Services, University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg, Germany
Davide Rossi, Department of Computer Science end Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy
Michele Ruta, Politecnico Di Bari, Italy
Comai Sara, Dipartimento di Elettronica Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Claudio Schifanella, Informatica, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Georg J. Schneider, Computer Science, Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Floriano Scioscia, Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy
Álvaro Sicilia, Architecture Representation Computation - Human Environment Research, La Salle, Ramon Llull University, Spain
Selver Softic, IT & Business Informatics, CAMPUS 02 University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Eliza Stefanova, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Giorgio Terracina, University of Calabria, Italy
Sebastian Tramp, eccenca GmbH, Germany
Christos Troussas, Department of Informatics and Computer Engineering, University of West Attica, Greece
Costas Vassilakis, Informatics and Telecommunications, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Jari Veijalainen, Faculty of Information Technology, IRS/ITIN operation, Finland

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