Juan Manuel Corchado (born May 15, 1971 in Salamanca, Spain) is a Spanish computer scientist, professor, researcher and author. He is Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer since December 2013 and Full Professor with Chair at the University of Salamanca. He has been twice elected Dean at School of Science of the University of Salamanca. In addition to a PhD in Computer Sciences from the University of Salamanca, he holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland.
Corchado is the Director of the BISITE (Bioinformatic, Intelligent Systems and Educational Technology) Research Group, which he created in 2.000, President of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Spanish Chapter and Academic Director of the Institute of Digital Art and Animation of the University of Salamanca. He also oversees the Master’s programs in Digital Animation, Security, Mobile Telephony, Community Management, Management for TIC enterprises and e-commerce at the University of Salamanca.