Susana Muñoz Hernández

Short CV

Susana Muñoz Hernández is PhD in Computer Science by the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Master in Management of Information Technologies by the Ramón Llull University of Barcelona and graduate in International Affairs by the Society of International Studies of Madrid. She won the first prize in a national competition for talented young people organized by the University of La Salle of Madrid in 2003. She has professional experience in some companies (ICT and bank sector) and join research (national and European) projects of recognized prestige.

She has been working as associate professor at the Computer Science School of the Technical University of Madrid since 1998. She develops her research activity in the BABEL group ( with more than eighty publications ( She is part of the committees of several international conferences in her area (ACM SAC, PROLE, IPMU, WCAFR, IWANN, SERVICE COMPUTATION, EDUCON, TALE, FCTA en IJCCI, WomENcourage, DEV, ECSEE, FUTURE COMPUTING). She coordinated the European Master in Computational Logic (first official Erasmus Mundus master in Computer Science) since 2004 till 2008. She was member of the Manager Committee of the Spanish Platform for Software and Services since 2008 till 2010.

She set up the cooperation group TEDECO (Technology for the Development and the Cooperation, in 2006 and she has been its director since then. She has directed various projects oriented to improve education in developing countries (Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, El Salvador, ...). She is director of the educational innovation group TIDE (Technology Innovation for the Educational Development, Her teaching experience is in computer programming (methodology of programming, logic and functional languages, constraint programming, fuzzy logic, …), free software applications and personal skills (communication, relation, presentations in public, negotiation, conflict solving, management of inter-cultural teams,...).

She is member of the advisory board of the direction of Cooperation for the Development of UPM International Relations and member of the advisory board of the OCUD (University Observatory of Cooperation for Development, that is part of the CRUE (Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities). She received the 2011 UPM prize of cooperation for the development in international research. She is member of the Management Board of the itdUPM (Center of Innovation in Technology for the Human Development,

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