Department: INFORMÁTICA Y AUTOMÁTICA

PhD school: INGENIERÍA INFORMÁTICA

Institute: Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Salamanca

Institute: Instituto Universitario de Ciencias de la Educación

PhD school: FORMACIÓN EN LA SOCIEDAD DEL CONOCIMIENTO

Area: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Research group: GRUPO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN INTERACCION Y ELEARNING

Email: fgarcia@usal.es

Personal web: https://grial.usal.es

Doctor by the Universidad de Salamanca with the thesis Modelo de reutilización soportado por estructuras complejas de reutilización denominadas mecanos 2000. Supervised by Dr. José Manuel Marqués Corral.

Francisco José García-Peñalvo is a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the University of Salamanca (USAL), with three six-year periods of research, one six-year period of transferring and innovation, and five five-year periods of recognized teaching. He received the Gloria Begué award for teaching excellence in 2019. He was also a Distinguished Professor at the School of Humanities and Education at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico (2016-2018) and is a Researcher of International Impact at the Universidad Nacional San Agustín, Arequipa, Peru. Since 2006 he is the head of the Research Group Recognized by the USAL GRIAL (research GRoup on InterAction and eLearning), a group that is a Consolidated Research Unit of the Junta de Castilla y León Government (UIC 81). Included in the University of de Stanford’s World's Top 2% Scientists list (2019, 2020, 2021) https://doi.org/10.17632/btchxktzyw.3. He has supervised 28 Ph.D. thesis. He has been Vice-Dean of Innovation and New Technologies of the Faculty of Sciences of the USAL between 2004 and 2007 and Vice-Rector of Technological Innovation of this University between 2007 and 2009. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Research Institute for Educational Sciences (IUCE), the Rector's Delegate for Digital Learning and Teaching and the Coordinator of the Doctorate Programme in Education in the Knowledge Society at USAL. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journals Education in the Knowledge Society and Journal of the Information Technology Research, and Associate Editor of many journals, with a special mention to the journals IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, IEEE Access, Computers in Human Behavior, and Computers in Human Behavior Reports. He has published more than 100 research papers in JCR SCIE/SSCI-indexed journal (55 Q1). For more detailed information on the publications, these are the public links to the profiles in Google Scholar (http://goo.gl/sDwrr0), Publons (https://bit.ly/2u2FN5l), Scopus (https://bit.ly/3IYoog7), and ORCID (http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9987-5584).