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Salvador Ros

Salvador Ros is an Associate Professor at UNED (National Distance Education University) at the School of Computer Science. Currently, He is the Technical Director of POSTDATA ERC Starting Grant and LyrAIcs proof of concept project, and Director of the Master of Big Data's architectures and technologies and Data Science. Salvador Ros has been Director of Learning Technologies at UNED for six years and Vice Dean of Technologies at Computer Science School for six years. He has received the Extraordinary Doctoral Award in the UNED for his PhD dissertation and two special best paper awards. He is a strategical and innovation Manager in the Public sector. He graduated from the Leadership Program for Public Sector Management by IESE Business School, Universidad de Navarra, in a Strategic Senior Management for Universities by Universidad de Nebrija y Politécnica de Barcelona and the Leadership Program for Innovation and entrepreneurship in Public Sector by Deusto Business School at Universidad de Deusto. He has been a senior member of the IEEE Education society since 2007. His research and professional activity, in general, is focused on enhanced learning technologies for distance learning scenarios and learning analytics, big data, and an IA applied to Science and Humanities and strategic consultant for the public sector.


  • Researchers Have to Talk a Lot, Exchange Ideas - to Try to Understand Each Other

    Salvador Ros has a background in physics and computer science, and is now working in the digital humanities. Humanities scholars and scientists have different ways of thinking, he points out in this video. This can be a problem, he finds. Both sides lack knowledge about each other's disciplines, so researchers have to talk a lot, exchange ideas - to try to understand each other. Humanities scholars who want to conduct digital research need to know at least the basic concepts of the relevant programming languages, he argues. He ends by discussing the definition and roles of a 'research infrastructure' such as DARIAH, especially in facilitating digital tools and how to use them in relation to our research questions.