Juan Antonio Gómez Pulido
Full Professor (Prof. Titular, acreditado Catedrático de Universidad)

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.
    • Wireless Communications.
    • Machine Learning. Data Analytics.
    • 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).
  • 49 program committee and editorial boards (17 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).
  • 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:

  • 73 journal papers (60 with impact factor).
  • 100 book chapters (86 of them, international).
  • 292 conference communications (158 of them, international).
  • Edition of 15 journals and books (11 of them, international).
  • 2 conference awards.


  • 17 subjects in 9 degrees/masters since 1992 in several universities: University Complutense of Madrid, University of Extremadura, Universtity of Leon.
  • Director of 5 PhD thesis and 3 in progress.
  • Director of 34 degree and 14 master final projects.
  • 24 teaching innovation projects.
  • Attending 28 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 18 PhD thesis, 31 master thesis, 48 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.


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