José Luis Verdegay is a Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Professor at the University of Granada (UGR) and Regional Director of the Ibero-American Postgraduate University Association (AUIP). He has held numerous positions in the UGR and in several agencies (CICYT, EU TEMPUS Office, ANEP, ANECA …). He is a permanent guest professor at the Technological University of Havana, the Central University of Las Villas and the University of Holguín in Cuba. He is also “Distinguished Guest” of the National University of Trujillo (Peru), “fellow” of the International Fuzzy Systems Association, “IEEE Senior Member” and honorary member of the Academy of Mathematics and Computing of Cuba.
Editor of several leading scientific journals in his field, he has acted as Principal Investigator and Responsible in numerous research projects, scientific infrastructure and transfer, national and international. Director of 21 Doctoral Theses, he is the author of 26 books and more than 375 scientific articles.
Currently, his main topic of interest is design and development of Autonomous Decision Systems (SAD) and its application to the business sector.