Dr. Baltasar Fernández-Manjón is a full professor (catedrático) in the Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence (DISIA) at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). He has the Telefonica-UCM chair in Digital Education and Serious Games. Dr. Fernández-Manjón has been associate professor (1998-2011) and the Vice Dean of Research and Foreign Relationships at the Computer Science School of this university (2006-2010). In 2010-2011 he has been Visiting Associate Professor at Harvard University and Visiting Scientist at LCS-MGH. He leads the Complutense e-learning research group <e-UCM>. He is IEEE Senior Member. He is the former Academic Director of the Computer Science School of Centro de Estudios Superiores Felipe II (Aranjuez, Spain) (2001-2006). He received a Bachelor in Physics (major in Computer Science) and a PhD in Physics from the UCM. He is 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 "Tecnologías de la información para el aprendizaje"). His main research interests are e-learning technologies, educational uses of serious games, application of educational standards, and user-modelling, having published more than 100 research papers on these topics. He is also co-organizer and program committee member of several conferences (e.g. Digital Health, DIGITEL, ICALT, ICWL) and associate editor of several special issues about e-learning (e.g Computers In Human Behaviour, Simulation and Gaming).
He is involved in different EU projects (e.g. H2020-RAGE, H2020-BEACONING, GALA, SEGAN, CHEMURG) and other projects about technology transfer with industry (INDRA, ATOS, CEPAL, Germinus XXI, Technosite-ONCE).
He also act as R&D evaluator and reviewer for the European Commission (i.e. IST, eContentPlus, ETEN) and Spanish research programmes (e.g. ANEP, ACAP, ANECA). check our web site http://www.e-ucm.es http://www.e-ucm.es