Deusto Institute of Technology (DeustoTech)

This fellowship must be completed not later than June 2024


Deusto Institute of Technology (DeustoTech) is the Technology Research Institute at the University of Deusto. It conducts research in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Smart Robotics, Advanced Computing Systems, Applied Mechanics, Advanced Materials, Circular Economy, Logistics and HealthTech, applied to different sectors such as Industry, Transport, Energy and Sustainability, Health, Learning and Societal Challenges.

Research proposals

DeustoTech is structured in different research groups specialized in the areas of:

  • Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Data Science, Predictive Analytics, Optimization, Natural Language Processing, …
  • Pervasive Computing: Internet of Things/People, Human Computer Interaction, Collaborative Robotics, …
  • Advanced Computer Systems: Quantum Computing, Blockchain, Edge Computing, High-Performance Computing, …
  • Circular economy strategies and digitalization, quantification of environmental impact, human behaviour modeling of the energy and social transition
  • Applied Mechanics: Advanced Industrial Manufacturing and Advanced Materials.
  • Health technologies and well-being, ultrasonic technologies.
  • Logistics and Industry 4.0.
  • Design Research.

DeustoTech carries our research project in collaboration with industrial and social partners in the following sectors:

Energy & Environment:

This application area aims to design ITC-based solutions that will allow to move towards more sustainable and efficient environments and cities, working collaborately with companies and public administrations. Our scientific-technological capabilities include: environment, smart grids for the supply and management of urban services, and advanced maintenance and operation systems.

Mobility and transport:

This application area focuses on ICT research applied to transport, mobility of people and logistics. Our transfer activity related to the development ITS Intelligent Transport Systems and Smart Mobility Platforms, contributes to making the mobility of individuals and objects more sustainable, smarter and more comfortable. Our scientific-technological capabilities include: soft computing applied to ITS, smart mobility and seamless positioning systems.

Industry 4.0 and Logistics:

This application area is focused on transformation into a digital, smart and safe industry. We question the state of the art in order to meet the challenges faced by industry in its transformation towards a more sustainable and competitive model. Our scientific-technological capabilities include: industrial data analytics, cyberphysical systems, industrial design, advanced manufacturing, advanced materials and digitalized supply chain management.

Societal Challenges, Health and Learning:

This application area aims at using basic and applied research to make ICTs available to society and citizens, and contribute to building a better world. Our scientific/technological capabilities are: heterogeneous data management, IoP (Internet of People) and artificial intelligence for health and well-being.

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