Senén Barro Ameneiro

Category: Professor of Computer Sciences and Artificial Intelligence
Birth Date: 21st November 1962
Birth Place: As Pontes (A Coruña)
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He took a degree and a doctor’s degree in Physics at the University of Santiago de Compostela. He has been a Professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence since 1995 and directed the Electronics and Computation Department of Santiago University from 1993 to June 2002. Nowadays, he is the rector of Santiago de Compostela University since 17th June 2002. He is a researcher, responsible for many international, national and autonomical research projects and contracts (European Union, Spain and Galicia). He has made research stays at the Royal Free Hospital, Department of Medical Informatics, in London (United Kingdom), Maryland University, Electrical Engineering Department (USA); South Florida University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (USA); California University, in Berkeley, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (USA) and Bristol University, Department of Engineering Mathematics (United Kingdom). He gave many lectures both in Spain and abroad and participated in many national and international conferences as a member of the scientific and organizing committees such as the ‘International Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks’; ‘Congreso Español sobre Tecnologías y Lógica Fuzzy’; ‘Conferencia de la Asociación Española para la Inteligencia Artificial’ and ‘International Conference on Industrial & Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence & Expert Systems’. He checks research works in many magazines (IEEE Proceedings; IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering; IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems; IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems; IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (associated editor); IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks; IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science; IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics; Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems; Fuzzy Sets and Systems) and national and international conferences. He is a member of the editorial staff of the following magazines: ‘Mathware & Soft-computing’, ‘Inteligencia Artificial’ and ‘Revista Galega de Economía’. He organizad several conferences, lectures and summer courses such as the ‘26th IEEE International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic’, celebrated in May 1996 in Santiago de Compostela. He was also the president of the ‘International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2002)’.

 Work & Activities

He published five books (‘Estudios de Lógica Borrosa y sus Aplicaciones’, ‘Computación Neuronal’, ‘Advances in Fuzzy Logic’, ‘Fuzzy Logic in Medicine’ and ‘Fronteras de la computación’), two special issues of scientific magazines and wrote over two hundred articles in magazines, chapters for books and articles for conferences. He has directed eleven doctorate theses.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He was a member of the Spanish Association for Technology and Fuzzy Logic and the ‘European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology’ from September 1996 to September 1999 and was the president of the 'Grupo de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones’ from 2003 to 2005. Since June 2005, he has been the member of the standing committee of the Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities.