Dr.-Ing. Jorge Posada is Associate Director of the applied research centre Vicomtech (120+ researchers, 47 Ph.D.), located in the Basque Country, and President of the international network GraphicsMedia.net, with headquarters in Kaiserslautern (Germany).
He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt and a B.Sc, (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from EAFIT University,
After 4 years in the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics (Darmstadt) working in the Industrial Applications & Virtual Engineering department, he joined Vicomtech as Associate Director in 2001. His research and industrial interests include Visual Computing, Virtual Engineering, Semantics for Industrial Applications, especially in the context of Industry 4.0.
He was a guest member in the German acatech subgroup working on Industry 4.0 for SMEs, he is member of the Executive Commission on Advanced Manufacturing of the Basque Country (and of the Basque Digital Innovation Hub Pillar) and of the AMETIC commision on Industry 4.0.