Dr. José Manuel Gómez-Pérez is doing his secondment in Aberdeen

Starting from 19 MAY 2016, Dr. José Manuel Gómez-Pérez  from Expert System IBERIA SL (ESI) has been doing his secondment in the University of Aberdeen.

Dr. José is the R&D Director of Expert System Iberia where he provides technological and business leadership with a focus on semantic data management, advanced search interfaces and text analytics. At iSOCO, he led R&D and consulted for companies such as Coca-Cola, HAVAS, British Telecom and Repsol. He served as research fellow at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in areas involving the Semantic Web, distributed systems and software engineering. José Manuel has led numerous initiatives funded both by national and EU bodies, as well as top global companies. A regular contributor to scholarly and industry publications, he serves on several editorial boards and program committees. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid where he was awarded the Juan de la Cierva grant for Postdoctoral Research.

During this secondment, Dr. José will cooperate with the researchers in the University of Aberdeen and work on workpackage 9 in the K-Drive project.

Veronica Villa from Expert Systems is doing her secondment in Aberdeen

Starting from 15 MAY 2016, Veronica Villa from Expert Systems has been doing her secondment in the University of Aberdeen.

Veronica is a senior staff working on linguistic analysis in the Expert System. She will transfer the knowledge on linguistic analysis, conceptualization of structure knowledge, and applications of linguistics on  semantic search, dialogue system, knowledge discovering, etc.



IBMers’ secondment in MAY

In May 2016 we welcome the secondment of 4 IBMers from IBM Italia to Aberdeen; they are Dr. Marco MontiFernanda Perego, Alessandra Coletti, and Emanuela Valle.

During this secondment they will strengthen the cooperation between IBM Italia and the University of Aberdeen, on investigation of various applications leveraged by Semantic technologies and IBM Cognitive Computing solutions – IBM Watson, which is a technology platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to reveal insights from large amounts of unstructured data.