José F. Aldana Montes has a degree in Computer Science Engineering and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Malaga. Both degrees have been obtained with the qualification of outstanding (Cum Laude in the case of the thesis). He is a Full Professor at University of Málaga.
His research activity has been carried out within the Khaos Research group (to which he still belongs and leads) since 1998 and it is focused on the management, integration and analysis of data with a particular interest in the intersection of database technologies, Semantic Web, Linked Open Data and Big Data Analytics, including Data Based AI.
He has developed many applied research and technology transfer projects, especially in fields such as Systems Biology, Translational Medicine, Cultural Heritage and Tourism and Electronic Commerce. In recent years he has focused his transfer activity, usually in collaboration, on Biomedical research (within IBIMA) and the AgriFood sector.