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Francisco J. García-Peñalvo

  • PhD
  • Professor
  • University of Salamanca
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  • 3416CitationsNumber of citations received by Francisco J.'s publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

Technological EcosystemsComputers & Education eLearning Software Engineeering Web Engineering


Francisco José García-Peñalvo did his undergraduate studies in Computing at the University of Salamanca and University of Valladolid and his Ph.D. at the University of Salamanca. Dr. García-Peñalvo is the head of the research group GRIAL (Research Group Interaction and eLearning). His main research interests focus on eLearning, Computers & Education, Adaptive Systems, Web Engineering, Semantic Web and Software Reuse. He has led and participated in over 50 research and innovation projects. He was Vice Chancellor for Innovation at the University of Salamanca between March 2007 and December 2009. He has published more than 300 articles in international journals and conferences. He has been guest editor of several special issues of international journals (Online Information Review, Computers in Human Behaviour, Interactive Learning Environments...). He is also a member of the program committee of several international conferences and reviewer for several international journals. Now, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Information Technology Research and the Education in the Knowledge Society Journal. Besides he is the coordinator of the multidisciplinary PhD Programme on Education in the Knowledge Society.


Co-authors (1475)

Publications (5)

  • Interactive dimensionality reduction for visual analytics

    • Díaz I
    • Cuadrado A
    • Pérez D
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  • Community-acquired respiratory coinfection in critically III patients with pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus

    • Martín-Loeches I
    • Sanchez-Corral A
    • Diaz E
    • et al.
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  • Impact of obesity in patients infected with 2009 influenza A(H1N1)

    • Díaz E
    • Rodríguez A
    • Martin-Loeches I
    • et al.
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  • Patch occupancy by stone martens Martes foina in fragmented landscapes of central Spain: The role of fragment size, isolation and habitat structure

    • Virgós E
    • García F
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  • Distribution of open reading frames of plasticity region of strain J99 in Helicobacter pylori strains isolated from gastric carcinoma and gastritis patients in Costa Rica

    • Occhialini A
    • Marais A
    • Alm R
    • et al.
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Journal of Information Technology Research


2015 - Present

Education in the Knowledge Society


2015 - Present

Professional experience


University of Salamanca

October 1998 - Present