Luis Teran

Functions: 
Senior Researcher, Priv.-Doz., PhD

Luis Terán is currently working as a senior researcher in cognitive computing at the Human-IST Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, and as an academic guest in the Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich. He also has been appointed full professor at Universidad de Las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE), Ecuador. He earned a PhD and habilitation in computer science at the University of Fribourg. In 2009, he finished an MSc in communication systems from the Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2004, he received a BSc in electronics and telecommunications from Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador. His research interests include eGovernment, eParticipation, eCollaboration, eDemocracy, eElection, eVoting, eCommunities, recommender systems, and fuzzy classification. He is currently a board member for the IEEE e-Government Special Technical Community, the program chair and main organizer for the International Conference on eDemocracy and eGovernment (ICEDEG), guest editor at IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, an editorial board member at the Cooperative Perspective Journal, and a distinguished exhibitor at IEEE Ecuador Section. 

Contact: 

Dr. Luis Terán
Human-IST Institute
Boulevard de Pérolles 90
1700 FRIBOURG
(Switzerland)

Office : PER21 - C312
E-mail : luis.teran(at)unifr.ch
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