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Vice-Rector for Technology and Sustainability


Jorge J. Gómez Sanz is Professor since 2008 of the department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence of the Faculty of Computer Science of the UCM. He holds a degree in Computer Science and a PhD in Computer Systems from the UCM.

He has developed his research mainly in the field of Distributed Artificial Intelligence, with more than 150 publications and reaching more than 3800 citations and an h index of 29 according to google scholar. Other areas in which he has developed activity are the Internet of Things (Internet of Things or IoT), Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), Smart Grids and teaching innovation through Social Networks. He is a member of the IEEE and belongs to the IEEE IoT Activities Board for the promotion of IoT in various fields at an international level.

He has participated in European projects and directed several national projects where he has collaborated with public institutions, such as CIEMAT, and large companies, such as Telefónica I+D, Ibermática or Boeing Research and Technology Europe. He is also a free software developer with several live projects that have an impact on the research community.



1. The Vice-rectorate for Technology and Sustainability will be responsible for all matters relating to information and communication technologies applied to teaching, research and management, innovation in the field of energy efficiency, as well as, in general, matters relating to Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Objectives.

2. Within the functional scope described in the previous section, this Vice-rectorate will prepare proposals for strategic lines.

3. The Vice-rectorate for Technology and Sustainability will carry out the following activities and will exercise, by delegation, the specific competences that are detailed:

a) The management of the Advisory Council on Information Technologies.
b) The maintenance and management of institutional telematic communication systems of the Complutense University of Madrid.
c) The management of the IT policy, strengthening and improving the IT and communications services of the Complutense University of Madrid.
d) Consolidation and monitoring of the Virtual Campus. e) Definition and management of the resources that facilitate the implementation of e-Government.
f) The use of new technologies for the optimisation of infrastructures and energy efficiency.
g) The design and implementation of policies that adapt to Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Objectives that result from their application, as well as the awareness of the university community in this matter, without prejudice to the competences attributed to the Vice-rectorate for Students within its specific sphere of action.
h) How many other competences attributed to the Rector are delegated in the functional area of this Vice-Rectorate.