Juan Manuel Górriz Sáez
Department of Signal Theory, Networking and Communications
Instituto Andaluz Interuniversitario en Data Science and Computational Intelligence
Juan Manuel Górriz Sáez (Full Professor at the University of Granada, Spain and Salvador de Madariaga Fellow at the University of Cambridge, UK) was born in Almeria in 27th May 1976. He received his M.Sc. in Physics in 2000 and his M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering in 2001, both from the University of Granada, Spain. He then earned the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering in 2003 and the Ph.D. degree in Physics in 2006, from the Universities of Cádiz and Granada, Spain, respectively. He has already been the supervisor of 14 Ph.D. students and has published more than 140 journal papers (including articles in the International Journal of Neural Systems, Human Brain Mapping, Neuroimage, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, PlosOne, etc.) that have received more than 5000 cites, with an h-index equal to 40. He actually leads the group in “Signal Processing and Biomedical Applications” (SIPBA), whose reference is TIC-218 in the Andalusian Research Plan, at the Data Science and Computational Intelligence Institute (DASCI-UGR). He currently serves as Senior Editor in the Journal of Alzheimer Disease (IOP), Associate Editor in Neurocomputing (Elsevier) and Current Alzheimer Research (Bentham) journals, acting as editorial member of several journals and conferences. He has received many awards and honors, such as the 2015 Spanish National Engineering Academy Medal (Young Researchers), the 2008 ASI Andalusian Prize for the best research project “DENCLASES” in neuroscience, full membership in Cambridge Neuroscience, the Social Council Award at the UGR (Young Researchers), etc. He has developed several short and long stays as visiting Professor in top centers around the world, such as University of Cambridge (UK), University of Regensburg (Germany), University of Liege (Belgium), NorthEastern University (USA), Infineon-Siemens AG, Munich (Germany), etc.