Dr. Jose A. Santos was born in Maracay, Venezuela in 1973. He received his Electronic Engineering Degree from the Electronics Department, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela in 1998, and his PhD in Electronic Engineering from the School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK in 2003. He also completed a post-graduate certificate in higher education teaching in 2004.
He has been a Lecturer in Computer Science at the School of Computing and Intelligent Systems of the University of Ulster since 2002, he is also a member of the Intelligent Systems Research Centre at the University of Ulster where he is part of the Ambient Intelligence Research Group. His current research interests lie in the fields of Ambient Intelligence & Mobile Computing, Wireless Communication Systems, Neural Networks & Computational Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering, Sensor Technology and Robotic