Juan Antonio Gómez Pulido
Professor (Prof. TU, acreditado CU)

Computer Architecture and Technology Area
Dep. of Technologies of Computers and Communications. University of Extremadura
Escuela Politécnica. Campus Universitario s/n. 10003 Cáceres (Spain)

Email: jangomez 'at' unex.es (*)
Tel: +34-927-257264 - Fax: +34-927-257202 - Office map

Research and development:

  • Researcher ID: A-9427-2009
  • Orcid: orcid.org/0000-0002-0441-9402
  • IEEE member.
  • Research interests:
    • Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs.
    • Optimization and Computational Intelligence.
    • Machine Learning. Data Analytics.
    • Wireless Communications.
    • Bioinformatics.
  • 26 R+D+i projects (international, national and regional) and 6 R+D+i contracts.
  • Research management: 3 R+D+i projects, 1 research groups, and 3 entities.
  • 3 six-year research periods recognized by national government.
  • Evaluation of 9 research projects for european funding agencies.
  • Evaluation of 38 research projects for spanish funding agencies.
  • Reviewer for 43 international journals.
  • Reviewer for 20 conferences (10 of them, international).
  • 54 program committee and editorial boards (21 international); 5 organizing committee (2 international); 5 chairman.
  • Membership of national and international research groups: ARCO (Computer Architecture and Logic Design, Spain), CIIC-CIO (Center for research in Informatics and Communications, Computational Intelligence and Optimization Lab, Portugal), HCIS (Health Computing and Intelligent Systems, Spain).
  • External Advisory Board member of "R&D Unit in Digital Services, Applications and Content (DISAC)". IPCB (Portugal)
  • Membership of societies and networks: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), ECCO (European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization), SCS (Society for Computer Simulation), PROMETEO, Red-Heur, National e-Science Network (Spain), etc.
  • Chair of IEEE Spain SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) and member of IEEE-Spain board.
  • Founder of spin-off SENSOLOG S.L.
  • Stays at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), IPL, IPCB (Portugal), PUCV (Chile).
  • 7 research and mobility grants.

Scientific production:

  • 77 journal papers (63 with impact factor).
  • 103 book chapters (87 of them, international).
  • 294 conference communications (160 of them, international).
  • Edition of 18 journals and books (14 of them, international).
  • 2 conference awards.
  • Detailed list of all these papers.
  • Profiles in databases: Scopus - Google Scholar.


  • 17 subjects in 9 degrees/masters since 1992 in several universities: University Complutense of Madrid, University of Extremadura, Universtity of Leon.
  • Director of 6 PhD thesis and 3 in progress.
  • Director of 35 degree and 15 master final projects.
  • 26 teaching innovation projects.
  • Attending 25 courses to improve teaching and scientific competences.
  • 6 courses given for teacher training, 3 teaching publications and 7 tutorials for companies.
  • 13 conference presentations about teaching improvement.
  • Examiner of 19 PhD thesis, 31 master thesis, 49 degree projects, and 10 teaching positions.
  • ERASMUS teaching stays in 2 international universities.
  • Visiting professor at PUCV (Chile).
  • Other: 5 five-year teaching periods recognized by universities; maximum score for teaching quality; director of international summer courses, invited talks and round-tables; management of labs and donations; teaching activities in government institutions.


  • Director of Dep. of Technologies of Computers and Communications, UEX.
  • Executive secretary of Dep. of Computer Sciences, UEX (6 years).
  • Coordinator of university degrees and masters.
  • Organizer of 5 seminars and conferences.