Edif. Científico Técnico CITE-III, Universidad de Almería

Jose A. Piedra





Jose A. Piedra

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Doctor (UAL)



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Jose Antonio received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Almeria in 2005. Actually, he is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics, the same University. He is member of the Research Applied Computing Group (TIC-211), Coordinator of the Master in Computer Engineering since 2014 and Director of the Quality Secretariat since 2017. He works closely with the James Wang's research group at The Pennsylvania State Univesity. José Luis Labrandero Prize by the Spanish Association of Remote Sensing in 2007. He got a Patent in the field of recognition of cancer cells using a fuzzy robot vision system. Participates in various national, international and regional projects. He is author and co-author in several scientific publications, among journal articles, national and international book chapters, and publications in national and international congress proceedings. He is reviewer of scientific articles in several international JCR impact journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing or International Journal of Remote Sensing.  His research area focuses on computer vision, artificial intelligence, natural interaction systems and serious games applied to the field of education and health.