He studied Telecommunication Engineering (BSc+MSc) at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, worked in the Telecommunications Industry and then went back to Academia to undertake a Phd. in Computer Science at the University of Surrey (UK).
In 2003 he joined the Department of Electronic Technology (DTE) of the University of Málaga, as Researcher and Lecturing Assistant, and as a Lecturer since 2007.
Since 1996 he has worked in national and EU funded projects in the fields of HCI and pattern recognition, spanning applications in telemedicine, computer animation, robotics and virtual reality.
He has participated in several EU projects, being the contact person for the University of Malaga in PLUGGY.
Luis’ talk description: The PLUGGY project aims to bridge the gap between general purpose social networks and existing repositories for heritage dissemination. This presentation will give an overview of how this aim was addressed, by explaining the main concepts behind the PLUGGY Social Platform, the main front end of the PLUGGY Project.