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Sunday August 20, 2017

Francisco J. Quiles

Vice-Rector of Research and Director of the LHPNA
Email: Francisco.Quiles@uclm.es
Home Page: http://www.i3a.uclm.es/consulta/...

Dr Quiles

Biography:

Francisco J. Quiles received the degree in Physics (Electronics and Computer Science) and the Ph. D. degree from the University of Valencia, Spain, in 1986 and 1993, respectively. In 1986 he joined the Computer Systems Department at University of Castilla-La Mancha, where he is currently a Full Professor of Computer Architecture and Technology and Vice-rector of Research of the University of Castilla-La Mancha. He has developed several courses on computer organization and computer architecture. His research interests include high-performance networks, parallel algorithms for video compression and video transmission, and DVC. He has published over 160 papers in international Journals and Conferences and participated in 50 research projects. From 1991 to 1994, he was the Director of the Computer System Department of the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. From 1994 to 2000, he was elected Dean of Faculty of Computer Science Engineering at the same university. Since 2000, he has been the Vice-Rector Research of the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. He has been one of the main promoters of the Science and Technology Park of Albacete, an initiative supported by the regional government of Castilla-La Mancha whose main mandate is to promote the regional innovation agenda based on strategic areas involving the university and the private and public sectors of Castilla-La Mancha. In 2007, he was appointed Research Executive Secretary of Rector National Council: the main consulting body in charge of defining the Spanish Research Strategic Agenda. Dr Quiles actively collaborates with the Centroamerican University Council.


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This material is based in part upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number OISE-0730065. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. © 2007 Florida International University