Research Projects & Awards

Ongoing projects

PREWAIT: Advanced information tools about peer review of scientific manuscripts (2019/2021)
Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities of Spain.
Principal Investigators: Francisco Grimaldo and Emilio Soria.
Carried out by the Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory (IDAL) at the University of Valencia.

DATTE: Data analytics and technological tools in education (2018/2021)
University of Valencia.
Principal Investigators: Francisco Grimaldo and Emilia López-Iñesta.
Carried out by the Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory (IDAL) at the University of Valencia.

Socio-technological Complex Systems (SocioComplex II) (2020/2021)
Network of Excellence, Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities of Spain.

Girls4STEM (2019/2020)
Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities of Spain - Spanish Foundation of Science and Technology.

Awards

Best AI Dissemination Project (October 2019)
Databeers València + Barcelona
Awarded by the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Best Poster CCIA2019 Award (October 2019)
Micro-foundations of macroeconomic dynamics: the agent-based BAM model
Awarded by the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Excellence in Education Award (July 2019)
Awarded by the Board of Trustees - University of Valencia.

Second Prize AI Dissemination Project (October 2018)
Synapsis UV-FPJ
Awarded by the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Best AI Dissemination Project (October 2017)
La Falla Immaterial
Awarded by the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Best Paper CCIA2015 Award (October 2015)
Boosting Classification Based Similarity Learning by Using Standard Distances
Awarded by the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence.

Doctoral Dissertation Award (November 2012)
Boosting Classification Based Similarity Learning by Using Standard Distances
Awarded by the University of Valencia.

Popularization of Science Award (July 2008)
Humanoides socials al ciberespai
Awarded by the Joan Lluís Vives University Network.

Telecommunications Liberalisation Award (December 2003)
EasyAds: Desarrollo de un sistema para la gestión y venta de espacio publicitario en Internet
Awarded by the Telecommunications Technical Engineers Association.

Past projects

PEERE: New Frontiers of Peer Review (2014/2018)
European COST Action TD1306.
Chair: Flaminio Squazzoni (University of Brescia). Vice Chair: Francisco Grimaldo (University of Valencia).

Techniques to improve the performance of bioinformatics software and immersive projection services (2016/2018)
Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain.
Carried out by the Network and Virtual Environments Group (GREV) at the University of Valencia.

Socio-technological Complex Systems (SocioComplex) (2016/2017)
Network of Excellence, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain.

Global Dynamics of Extortion Racket Systems (2012/2015)
EU 7th Framework Programme.
Carried out as an associated resercher within the Laboratory of Agent Based Social Simulation - ISTC (Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies) at the Italian National Research Council.

Server architectures, applications and services (2009/2013)
Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain.
Carried out by the Network and Virtual Environments Group (GREV) at the University of Valencia.

FuturICT Flagship Proposal (2011/2012)
European ICT research, FET (Future and Emerging Technologies) Flagship.
Carried out as an associated resercher within the Laboratory of Agent Based Social Simulation - ISTC (Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies) at the Italian National Research Council.

URBANMOB: Development of a multiagent simulator to model urban mobility (2011/2012)
Vice-rectorate for Research of the University of Valencia.
Carried out by the Network and Virtual Environments Group (GREV) at the University of Valencia.

High-performance, reliable architectures for data centers and Internet servers (2010/2012)
Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain, CONSOLIDER-INGENIO 2010.
Carried out by the ACCA CONSOLIDER TEAM.

Techniques to enhance the performance, reliability and services delivered by high-performance servers based in cluster architectures (2006/2009)
Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain.
Carried out by Network and Virtual Environments Group (GREV) at the University of Valencia.

APRIL: Apoyo a los procesos educativos y de integración laboral de las personas con sindrome de down (2004/2005)
Interministerial Commission for Science and Technology of Spain
Carried out by the Institute of Robotics at the University of Valencia.

Developing and testing alternative methods to use ultrasonic and specific visual sensors for the navigation of autonomous mobile robots (2000/2003)
Interministerial Commission for Science and Technology of Spain
Carried out by the Institute of Robotics at the University of Valencia.