Committees

Management Committee:

    • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

      Carlos Delgado KloosCarlos Delgado Kloos received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Munich and in Telecommunications Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid. Since 1996, he is Full Professor of Telematics Engineering at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he is the Director of the online Master's program on “Management and Production of e-Learning”, Holder of the UNESCO Chair on “Scalable Digital Education for All” and of the GAST research group. He is also Vice-Rector of Strategy and Digital Education. He coordinates the eMadrid network on Educational Technology in the Region of Madrid. His main interests are centered on educational technologies.



      Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino is a Visitant Associate Professor at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. In 2003, he received his Telecommunication Engineering degree from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and in 2009 his PhD in Telematics Engineering from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He obtained his acreditation in May 2012 as Associate Professor by the ANECA agency from the Spanish Ministry of Education. He has also received several awards like the AMPER award for the best Master Thesis in Telematics Engineering or a special PhD award by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He has made two long research stays: one in Ireland for more than 3 months at the Intel company in 2005, and another in Germany for more than 6 months at the Fraunhofer Institute of Technology in 2009-2010. In addition, he is author of more than 70 scientific publications and has participated in more than 20 research projects. He has been PC member of different conferences and invited as a speaker in different events in topics related to learning analytics and educational technologies. He is also an IEEE Senior Member from 2015. His skills and experience include research and development in learning analytics, educational data mining, evaluation of learning experiences, user studies, gamification or Intelligent Tutoring Systems. You can contact him at twitter at @pedmume.



    • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

      Pilar Rodríguez, UAMPilar Rodríguez has a PhD in Physics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where she graduated earlier (Automatic Computing). She joined IBM as a researcher at the UAM-IBM Scientific Center and later at the Institute of Knowledge Engineering (IIC). She is currently an assistant professor in the department of Computer Science at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) and member of the GHIAresearch group at that university. Her main areas of research include e-learning architectures, adaptive educational systems, both in individual and collaborative environments, and user modeling.



      Ruth Cobos is a professor at the Department of Computer Engineering at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), and a researcher in the Interactive Tools and Applications Group (GHIA). She is a Computer Engineer since 1998 and PhD Computer Engineer since 2003 by the UAM. She had three postdoctoral fellowships (18 months total, 2004-2006) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). She has participated and conducted research projects in the areas of Computer Assisted Collaborative Work, Social Media, Education, e-Learning, Blended Learning, MOOCs and SPOCs. At present she is Rector Delegate for Educational Technologies at UAM. Access her personal website



    • Universidad Complutense de Madrid

      Baltasar Fernández-Manjón, UCMBaltasar Fernández-Manjón is full professor in the Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence (DISIA) at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). He received Bachelor in Physics (major in Computer Science) and a PhD in Physics from the UCM. He is IEEE senior member, member of the IFIP Working Group 3.3 "Research on the Educational uses of Communication and Information Tecnlogies") and of the Spanish Technical Committee for E-learning Standarization (AENOR CTN71/SC36). He leads the Complutense e-learning research group <e-UCM> (www.e-ucm.es). His main research interests are e-learning technologies, educational uses of serious games, application of educational standards and user modelling.


      Manuel Freire has a PhD in Computer Science from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). His research interests are centered on information visualization, human-computer interaction, online learning and serious games. In 2008, he worked one year at the University of Maryland's HCIL, under a postdoctoral Fulbright grant. In 2010, he became a member of the e-UCM research group at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), where he is an Associate Professor since 2013.





    • Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

      Miguel Rodríguez ArtachoMiguel Rodríguez Artacho (Ph. D.) is researcher and assistant professor at UNED University, Spain. He is a member of the Learning Technologies and Cooperative Systems group (LTCS group http://ltcs.uned.es ) at LSI Department. Main research focuses on the development of learning content specifications to model individual and collaborative learning processes, learning resources and tools. Since 1999 actively participates in Learning Technology standardization groups like CEN-LTWS, ISO-JTC1/SC36 and others and currently co-holds the technical secretariat of Spanish e-learning standardization body AEN/JTC1/SC36. He has been invited panelist of LT related conferences and has several publications concerning educational content modeling and collaborative learning environments.


      Manuel Castro, UNEDManuel Castro, PhD in Industrial Engineering from ETSII of the UPM and Engineering in Industrial, Electronics and Automatics intensification. He is currently Full Professor of Electronic Technology in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Control at UNED. Expert in Applications of Simulation and Electronics, as well as in Technology Applied for Engineering Education. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and former President of the Society of Education, being the first non-American president in 2013-2014 . He has received several awards, including the Distinguished Fellow Award from the IEEE Education Society in 2010, the Award of Merit at IEEE Educon Conference 2011 (Engineering Education) or TAEE Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is co-editor of the online magazine IEEE-RITA and co-organizer in 2014 of Frontiers in Education conference in Madrid, being co-organizer of the congress REV 2016 in Madrid. He belongs to the Department of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Control, he is currently its Director, as well as to the G-Elios Research Group. The group has extensive experience in Technology Enhanced Learning and in developing systems and virtual environments to support learning, and integrating remote tools such as actual/virtual laboratories and control systems, as well as the development of Massive Open Online Courses (COMA or MOOC) such as in the first COMA course with integration of a remote laboratory for teaching electronics courses, or COMAs for mobile applications and augmented reality. Personal website.



    • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

      Edmundo Tovar Edmundo Tovar, Computer Engineering educator, has a Ph. D. (1994) and a Bachelor’s degree (1986) in Computer Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He is Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) from the IEEE Computer Society. He is Associate Dean for Quality and Strategic Planning in the Computing School of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. From this last position he is in charge of the training for academic staff, the introduction of innovative solutions including new pedagogies; new approaches that improve student learning of technical skills and cultural skills, improved methods of blended learning and others. He works in the open educational resources area. Leader of an Innovation Group in Education in the UPM. He is Executive Director of OCW UPM Office and member elected of the Board of Directors of the OpenCourseWare Consortium. Author of many papers in Engineering Education, he is member of the Steering Committee of and cochair for Europe of Frontiers Education Conference (FIE) and member of IEEE RITA Editorial Committee. He is IEEE Senior Member, Past Chairman of the Spanish Chapter and, as member of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Education Society, he is currently chair of the Distinguished Lectures Program for the IEEE Education Society.

       

      Mercedes de la Cámara, UPMMercedes de la Cámara Delgado



  • Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

    Gregorio Robles (URJC)Gregorio Robles is a professor at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain), where he got his PhD in February 2006. His teaching responsibilities focus on the areas of computer networks, free software and free culture. In addition, Gregorio spends his time researching the development process in free software projects from a software engineering perspective, and new tecnology-enhanced teaching methods such as gymkhanas with mobile devices.

     


    J. Ángel Velázquez Iturbide, URJCJ. Ángel Velázquez Iturbide has a Ph. D. (1990) and a Bachelor’s degree (1985) in Computer Science from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He has been a professor at the Computing School of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid since 1985. In 1997 he joined the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, where he is currently Full Professor and director of the Laboratory for Information Technologies in Education (LITE). His research interests are educational innovation in programming, educational software for teaching programming and software visualization. Dr. Velázquez is a member of IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Education Society, ACM and ACM SIGCSE. He is also president of the Association for the Development of Educational Informatics(ADIE).

 

Committee of technology, evaluation and experimentation:

  • Manuel Freire, UCM
  • Sergio Martín, UPM (Coordinator)
  • Rosa Cabedo, UPM
  • Pedro J. Muñoz, UC3M
  • Jesús González, URJC
  • Ruth Cobos, UAM

Committee of collaboration of internal groups:

  • Manuel Freire, UCM
  • Roberto Centeno, UNED
  • Rosa Cabedo, UPM
  • Pedro J. Muñoz, UC3M
  • Jesús González, URJC
  • Ruth Cobos, UAM (Coordinator)

Ethics Committee:

  • Manuel Freire, UCM
  • Gabriel Díaz, UNED
  • Rosa Cabedo, UPM (Coordinator)
  • Pedro J. Muñoz, UC3M
  • Jesús González Barahona, URJC
  • Ruth Cobos, UAM

Committee of relationships with companies and associates:

  • Borja Manero, UCM (Coordinator)
  • Salvador Ros, UNED
  • Daniel López, UPM
  • Carlos Delgado, UC3M
  • Raquel Hijón, URJC
  • Pilar Rodríguez, UAM

Committee of transfer and dissemination:

  • Borja Manero, UCM
  • Rosario Gil, UNED
  • Daniel López, UPM
  • Carlos Delgado, UC3M
  • Raquel Hijón, URJC (Coordinator)
  • Pilar Rodríguez, UAM

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