Project Description

Ulises Cortés


Ulises Cortés is a Full-Professor and Researcher of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)  working on several areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Computer Science (including knowledge acquisition for and concept formation in knowledge-based systems, as well as on machine learning and in autonomous intelligent agents .
Since 1989 Professor Cortés and his group have been applying their work in Artificial Intelligence to Environmental Sciences in special to Wastewater Treatment Plants with the financial support of CICyT and CIRIT and the European Union. He was a co-founder of SISLTECH and member of its Board of Directors since 2011 unti 2017.

In collaboration with the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau from 1999 until 2007, Ulises was working in the development and deployment of CARREL: An Agent Mediated Institution for the Exchange of Human Tissues among Hospitals for Transplantation”. And in collaboration with Hospital Santa Lucia (Rome) and University of Málaga since 2001, he is working in the development and deployment of e-Tools: Assistive technologies for the disabled and for the new generation of senior citizens. Until 2018.
Since 2011 he works with Prof. Pablo Rudomín (CINVESTAV) studing nocicepetive mechanisms in mamals.

Since 2017 he is the Research Manager of the High Performace Artificial Intelligence group at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center .

Since 2012 Ulises is a member of the Mexican “Sistema Nacional de Investigadores” with a Nivel III (renewed in 2017). He was awarded with the Advanced Research Accreditation by Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya in 2004 as well as appointed to the CLUSTER chair at the École Polytecnique Fédérale de Laussane (EPFL) for the academic course 1998-1999.He was appointed Fellow by the Sociedad Mexicabna de Inteligencia Artificial (2018) and named “Mexicano distinguido (2018) ” by the Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores de México.

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