Research groups at the school of computer engineering

Groups A-C

Computer architecture

1.Group: Computer architecture


TEACHERS: Benjamin Sahelices Fernández, in collaboration with professors from the University of Zaragoza.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Memory hierarchies, cache memories, Supercomputing, protocols in multiprocessors and multicores multi-chip shared memory consistency, synchronization on shared memory parallel programming, new designs of processors for execution by blocks ( transactional hardware ).

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Hardware performance evaluation. Increase of performance by using parallel programming.

ADVANTAGES OF MARKET: Taking advantage of the current parallel architectures for the improvement of the performance of computer systems. Diagnosing performance problems.

Characterization of materials and electronic devices

2.Group: Characterization of materials and electronic devices


TEACHERS: Helena Castán Lanaspa, Héctor García García, Salvador Dueñas Carazo, Luis Alberto Bailon Vega, Eduardo Pérez Diez and César Vaca Rodríguez.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Study of high-permittivity dielectrics on silicon and Graphene. Study of the efficiency of solar cells. Study of the effects of resistive switching memories for use in RRAM.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Electrical characterization of materials and electronic devices. Qualification of substrates of silicon for solar cells.

Companies potentially interested: photovoltaic solar energy sector.

Compression, indexing and applications on large collections of data

3.Group: Compression, indexing and applications on large collections of data


TEACHERS: Miguel Ángel Prieto Martínez, Javier D. Fernández García, Mario Arias Gallego.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Storage and indexing of RDF on the Web of data collections. Modeling of public data under the philosophy Linked Open Data . Representation of bilingual texts for use in translation applications. Compression of very repetitive scenarios biological and documentary collections. Generic tools for information retrieval in large collections of data.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Warehouse design of compact data for the management of large volumes of information. Scalable consultation mechanisms developed on the compact representation of the data. Experience on the reuse of public data in different application scenarios.

ADVANTAGES OF MARKET: Theoretical and applied knowledge of the techniques and more advanced tools for compressing and indexing of large collections of data. Comprehensive understanding of the workflow necessary to value the data released by the public administrations.

Companies potentially interested: All those companies that handle large volumes of information ( Big Data ) and they need scalable tools to put in value its data. Companies interested in taking advantage of the underlying business opportunities to the liberation of public data in Spain. Companies that require advice or training in aspects related to the management of Big Data , advanced techniques of compression and indexing of data and the Web of data.

Pervasive computing

4.Group: Pervasive computing , ,

TEACHERS: Jesus Maria Vegas Hernandez, César Llamas Bello and Manuel Angel Gonzalez.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Pervasive computing. Mobile computing. Distributed systems.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Studies, consulting and development of ubiquity and mobility solutions. Development of distributed and mobile applications in web environments, based on Linux systems, both iOS and Android. Training in technological issues, such as Linux and Java.


Groups D-E

Development of ultra-fast functions

5.Group: Development of ultra-fast functions

TEACHERS: Agustín de Dios Hernández, Fernando de Prada Moraga

LINES OF RESEARCH: Studies leading to the development of functions to calculate the fast Fourier transform of digital running on one microprocessor more quickly than any function known so far.

Financial economics and accounting

6.Group: Financial economics and accounting ,


TEACHERS: Alfredo Martínez Bobillo and Fernando Tejerina Gaite, in collaboration with other researchers.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Family business. Innovation, technology and value creation. Corporate governance.

Economics and public policy

7.Group: Economics and public policy


TEACHERS: Guillermo Aleixandre Mendizábal in collaboration with professors of the area of applied economics.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Regional and local development. Industrial and technological policy. Social economy and public policy. Programming and evaluation of public policies.


8.Group: Electronics


TEACHERS: Luis Alberto Marques Cuesta, Luis Quintanilla Sierra, Jesus Arias Alvarez, Ivan Santos Tejido, in collaboration with other teachers in the area of electronics.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Atomistic simulation of technological processes. Design of analog integrated circuits.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Simulation of processes and materials at the atomic level. Design of Delta-Sigma converters.

Companies potentially interested: Synopsis, Axcelis, GMV…

Advanced Computing and multimodal interaction systems environments

9.Group: Advanced Computing and multimodal interaction systems environments


TEACHERS: Valentín Cardeñoso Payo, David Escudero Mancebo, Cesar Gonzalez Ferreras, Carlos Enrique Vivaracho Pascual, Arturo Gonzalez Escribano and Juan Manuel Pascual Gaspar.

LINES OF RESEARCH: The spoken language technologies. Spoken dialogue systems. Multimodal interaction systems. Graphical environments, virtual reality, augmented reality, video games. Biometric recognition of people: signature, voice, IRIS.

Spectroscopy of plasmas and supersonic jets

10. Group: Spectroscopy of plasmas and supersonic jets


TEACHERS: Manuel Angel Delgado González, in collaboration with professors from the Faculty of Sciences of the UVa.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Characterization of plasma configuration based on spectroscopic techniques. Characterization of molecular structures based on spectroscopic techniques. Widening of spectral lines. Widening Stark. Supersonic jet spectroscopy. Visible spectroscopy, ultraviolet and microwave. Biological molecules. Intermolecular complexes. Laser spectroscopy.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Technology and information to make diagnosis in plasmas by spectroscopic methods and for the analysis of structural and conformational preferences of the systems studied are available, elucidando the role of the different interactions intra and Intermolecular.

Companies potentially interested: Chemical industry; production and distribution of electric power, gas, steam and hot water.

Groups G-O


11.Group: GIRO


TEACHERS: Miguel Angel Laguna Serrano, José Manuel Marqués Corral, Yania Crespo Gonzalez-carvajal, Esperanza Manso Martínez, Carmen Hernández Díez, Felix Prieto Arambillet.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Software product lines. Refactoring.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Improvement of software products.

Computational Linguistics

12.Group: Computational Linguistics

TEACHERS: Alma Maria Pisabarro in collaboration with other research groups

LINES OF RESEARCH: Computational Linguistics. Digital Blbliotecas. Pattern recognition. ICT and teaching.

Applied mathematics

13.Group: Applied mathematics

TEACHERS: Carlos Marijuan Lopez, in collaboration with other research groups.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Spectral graph theory, inverse spectral problems, spectral partitioning. Singularities, algebraic geometry, commutative algebra, encoding, combinatorics, computation and optimization.

Modelling, Biomechanics and advanced visualization of heritage

14.Group: Modelling, Biomechanics and advanced visualization of heritage

TEACHERS: Javier Finat Codes and collaborators.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Models and algorithms for digital documentation of the heritage. Devices for the three-dimensional Laser Scanning and display of Cultural Heritage. Information systems of the architectural and urban heritage. Accessible heritage. Biomechanics. Advanced visualization. Parallelism.

Optimization and data enveloping analysis

15.Group: Optimization and data enveloping analysis.

TEACHERS: Luis Augusto San Jose Nieto, in collaboration with researchers in the areas of applied mathematics and statistics and operational research.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Optimization of deterministic models and stochastic in the supply chain. Analysis and evaluation of efficiency with DEA models ( Data Analysis Ensslin ).

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Applications of the techniques of data envelope analysis for the evaluation of the efficiency and the design and development of new models and techniques for solving problems related to the proper management of stocks.

Groups P-W

Systems thinking and organizational Cybernetics

16.Group: Systems thinking and organizational Cybernetics

TEACHERS: Jose Manuel Perez Rios, Pablo Sanchez Mayoral and Ivan Velasco Jimenez.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Development of methodologies and software tools to facilitate the design and diagnosis of organizations, public and private.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Original and powerful tool to facilitate the Government of complex organizations.

Neural networks

17.Group: Neural networks


TEACHERS: Teodoro Cano Calonge

LINES OF RESEARCH: Static pattern recognition. Prediction of time series. Classification. Application to the fields of bio/healthcare, industrial engineering and individual socio-economic models.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Expert systems for application in the health care system.

Intelligent systems

18.Group: Intelligent systems


TEACHERS: Carlos J. Alonso González, J. Belarmino Pulido Junquera, Q. Isaac Moro Sancho, Aranzazu Simon Hurtado, Aníbal Bregón Bregón and Noemí Moya.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Decision making support systems. Data mining.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Diagnostic systems for complex industrial systems. Data mining: analysis and classification.

ADVANTAGES OF MARKET: Early detection of faults. Savings on repairs by prevention of breakage. Greater availability of systems.

Companies potentially interested: food, automotive systems, Aerospace.

Optimization solutions

19.Group: Optimization solutions

TEACHERS: Cesar Vaca Rodriguez, in collaboration with teachers in the area of statistics and operations research.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Application of advanced mathematical models of optimization management and location of health services.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Has developed a software application, PROASCYL (Program of optimization of the sanitary assistance in Castilla y León) It allows you to resolve, using optimization models, several problems related to the management of certain health services at the regional level of Castilla y León. These problems include various problems of location services, and other static and dynamic routes. That application is already a fundamental tool in the management of primary care services, serving aid both in the assessment of the current status of the various services in the process of decision-making on new services and reorganization of existing ones.


20.Group: Goblin

TEACHERS: Diego Llanos Ferraris and Arturo Gonzalez Escribano.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Parallel computer systems.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Facilitate the use of the systems parallel and multi-core, through the development of mechanisms for automatic parallelization of sequential code and parallel programming models. Development of system software for embedded devices using free software.

Semantic Web, right of new technologies and computer-related crime

21.Group: Semantic Web, right of new technologies and computer-related crime


TEACHERS: Mercedes Martínez González, in collaboration with researchers in the area of library and information science, and Law.

LINES OF RESEARCH: Semantic Web. Information architecture. E-Government.

TECHNOLOGICAL OFFER: Computer processing of legal information. Digital libraries. Legal aspects of ICT.