Oscar Corcho
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Oscar CorchoOscar Corcho, PhD, is an Associate Professor at Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Facultad de Informática, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). He belongs to the Ontology Engineering Group at UPM.

Previously, he worked as a Marie Curie research fellow at the University of Manchester, and was a research manager at iSOCO. He holds a degree in Computer Science, an MSc in Software Engineering and a PhD in Computational Science and Artificial Intelligence from UPM. He was awarded the Third National Award by the Spanish Ministry of Education in 2001.

His research activities are focused on Semantic e-Science, Semantic Web and Ontological Engineering. In these areas, he has participated in a number of EU projects (SemsorGrid4Env, ADMIRE, OntoGrid, Esperonto, Knowledge Web and OntoWeb), and Spanish R&D projects (CENITS mIO! and Buscamedia), and has also participated in privately-funded projects like ICPS (International Classification of Patient Safety), funded by the World Health Organisation, and HALO, funded by Vulcan Inc.

He has published two books, “Ontological Engineering" and "A layered declarative approach to ontology translation with knowledge preservation", and more than 50 papers in journals, conferences and workshops. He usually participates in the organisation or in the programme committees of relevant international conferences and workshops. In 2011 he will be the programme chair of the KCAP conference.


flag Closing and Award Ceremony
as introducer at  10th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), Montpellier 2013,
together with: Philipp Cimiano (chairman), Valentina Presutti (introducer), Vanessa Lopez (introducer), Miriam Fernández (introducer), Laura Hollink (introducer), Sebastian Rudolph (introducer), Brigitte Endres-Niggemeyer (introducer), John Domingue (introducer),
flag It's a Dynamic World - Ubiquitous Streams and the Linked Data Web
as introducer at  10th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), Montpellier 2013,
together with: Manfred Hauswirth,
flag Ingredients for the Semantic Sensor Web
as author at  Solomon seminar,
flag Semantics and optimization of the SPARQL 1.1 federation extension
as author at  8th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC) 2011,
together with: Maria Esther Vidal (introducer),
invited talk
flag Sensor Networks and Data-intensive-driven workflow
as author at  6th International Workshop on Semantic Business Process Management,