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Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Vice-Rector for Research, Innovation and Doctoral Studies of the UPM

Asunción Gómez-Pérez, director of the Ontology Engineering Group (OEG), has been nominated Vice-Rector for Research, Innovation and Doctoral Studies of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM).

Bachelor and PhD.  in Computer Science for the Computer Science School at UPM, the current director of the OEG is Full Professor at the UPM and she has occupied the direction of the Department of Artificial Intelligence up to its current designation al Vice-Rector of the UPM.

Dr. Gómez-Pérez, that works at investigation areas as Ontological Engineering, Semantic Web, Linked Data and Multilingualism in Information has directed significant I+D+I projects from the National Plan, as well as different projects both of national and international character. One of the most recent is the first research project that uses IBM-Watson in a Spanish University –in which she is main researcher- as well as the creation and starting of the first node of Open Data Institute in Spain.

She has received the ARIMEL Award –granted in the field of National Prizes of Computer Science 2015-, the Annual Award of Research of the UPM (2015) and the award to the Best Ideas of Business XII actúaupm (2015). She has also received the National Prize Ada Byron to the Technologist Woman in its second edition (2015).



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