Susana Muñoz Hernández

Susana Muñoz Hernández is PhD in Computer Science by the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Master in Management of Information Technologies by the Ramon 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 been working as associate professor at the Computer Science School of the UPM since 1998. She develops her research activity in the BABEL group. She is part of the committees of several international conferences in her area. She set up the cooperation group TEDECO (TEcnology for the DEvelopment and the Cooperation, in 2006 and she has directed various projects oriented to improve education in African countries (Burundi, Ethiopia, DRC. Sudan, Argelia, Kenya, etc.). She is director of the educational innovation group TIDE (Technology Innovation for the Development of the Education). She is director of founded of the UPM expert group in digital literacy TechPeopleCare ( She was awarded with the 2011 UPM prize of cooperation for the development in international research. She is the current coordinator of the UPM Platform for Africa and Refugees.