Dr Francisco Garcia-Sanchez
Francisco Garcia-Sanchez holds a PhD in Computer Science by the University of Murcia. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Informatics and Systems at the University of Murcia, Spain. From May 1st, 2012 until January 31st, 2017, he served as Vicedean for External Relations at the Faculty of Computer Science. Formerly, he was Ph.D Assistant Professor in the Escola Superior Tècnica d'Enginyeria (ETSE) at the University of Valencia. His main research interests are Semantic Web-based applications (application domains: tourism, finances, agriculture, etc.), Semantic Service Oriented Architectures, Social Semantic Web, Natural Language Processing and the application of agent technologies. He has taken part in various research projects and has published several papers in JCR journals. He has conducted numerous research stays in some of the most prestigious, Semantic Web- and Intelligent Agents-concerned research institutes around the world such as the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), the Centre For Information Technology Research (CITR) and the Stanford Research Institute (SRI).