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BCDS co-organizes CAVA 2014BCDS co-organizes CAVA 201422/09/2014 BCDS co-organized the VI Congreso Internacional en Ambientes Virtuales de Aprendizaje (CAVA 2014). The event took place at the Universidad de  Córdoba, in Montería, Columbia on 27 - 29 August. Silvia Baldiris chaired the congress and Ramon Fabregat chaired the Programme Committee. The attendance of the event was 400 people interested in promoting a culture of inclusive education. The event...
2nd edition of MSc in Smart Cities starts2nd edition of MSc in Smart Cities starts18/09/2014 On 18 September the second edition of the University of Girona's MSc in Smart Cities started. Lluïsa Marsal, Director of the master's degree, Joaquim Salvi, Director of the Polytechnic School, Ramon Moreno, Vice chancellor of the University of Girona (UdG), Carles Puigdemont, Mayor of Girona, and Joan Carles Sánchez, Mayor of Sabadell, participated in the official inauguration ceremony....
Roger Bramon receives doctoral awardRoger Bramon receives doctoral award17/09/2014 Roger Bramon, researcher of GILAB, has been awarded the University of Girona's Extraordinary Doctoral Prize 2013. The prize is an acknowledgement of the quality of the PhD thesis he presented in July 2013. His thesis is entitled "Multimodal visualization based on Mutual Information" and was supervised by Imma Boada and Anton Bardera, senior researchers at the Institute of Informatics...
1st Edition of MSc in Smart Cities dissertations defended1st Edition  of MSc in Smart Cities dissertations defended15/09/2014 On 9 - 10 September, 13 master theses dissertations on smart cities were presented at the University of Girona (UdG). They were defended by students enrolled in the first edition of the UdG's official MSc in Smart Cities. The dissertations covered a broad range of subjects relevant to modern  cities such as town planning, mobility, energy efficiency, telecommunications and the involvement of...
Josep Lluís Marzo takes part in a NSF-funded projectJosep Lluís Marzo takes part in a NSF-funded project08/09/2014 Josep Lluís Marzo, co-director of the BCDS research group, will take part in the research project entitled "Spreading Processes over Multilayer and Interconnected Networks". The tree year project has been awarded $ 500,000 by the National Science Foundation, the American agency funding fundamental research projects in the fields of science and engineering. Dr Marzo's is an Adjunct...
MICELAB book on Wind Turbine Control and MonitoringMICELAB book on Wind Turbine Control and Monitoring04/09/2014 SPRINGER, a prestigious publisher in science and engineering, has released a book on wind turbine control and monitoring whose main editor is MICELAB researcher Dr Ningsu Luo. Dr Yolanda Vidal and Dr Leonardo Acho, members of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia's CoDAlab, are also editors of the book. The 438-page book is available both on paper and electronically, includes 310...
BCDS article on complex networks robustness published in NatureBCDS article on complex networks robustness published in Nature01/09/2014 BCDS members Marc Manzano, Eusebi Calle and José Luis Marzo along with Kansas State University reseachers Faryad Sahneh and Caterina Scoglio have published the article entitled "Robustness surfaces of complex networks" in Nature's Scientific Reports. Scientific Reports is a prestigious research publication whose 2013 JCR Impact Factor is 5.078. This places Scientific Reports 5th...
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