Óscar Cordón has a degree (1994) and a PhD (1997) in Computer Science from the University of Granada, where he is Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. He participated in the creation of his Virtual Teaching Center (2001-05) and was the Rector’s Delegate (Vice-Rector) for the Digital University (2015-19). He was a senior researcher at the European Centre for Soft Computing, an international private research center (2006-2011), and then Affiliated Researcher Distinguished (2011-2015).
Is IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Outstanding Early Career Award Award (2011), in its first edition; IFSA Award for Outstanding Applications of Fuzzy Technology (2011); ARITMEL National Computer Science Prize from the Spanish Scientific Society (2014); IEEE Fellow (2018) and IFSA Fellow (2019). He has published 370 scientific papers (including a research book with over 1300 Google Scholar citations and 105 articles indexed in the JCR- SCI, 62 in Q1), directed 19 doctoral theses, coordinated 36 research projects and contracts (with a global budget of >9M euros), and is or has been Associate Editor of 18 international journals. He has an international patent in exploitation on an intelligent system for forensic identification based in the skeleton, with sales in Mexico and South Africa. It is also included in the 1% of researchers most cited in the world (source: Thomson Reuters’ Web of Knowledge, h index=35) and has over 13400 quotes in Google Scholar (h index=54).