Rubén García Vidal

Universitat Jaume I

Project Manager

Mr. Rubén García Vidal holds a degree in Mathematics (1992 - 1997) from the University of Valencia. He completed the Master's Degree in Computational Mathematics (2011-2013) at the Universitat Jaume I of Castellón. He is currently studying a Doctorate in Computer Science at the Universitat Jaume I. His field of study is the ethical implications in the development and application of Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence, especially in the field of education.

Mr. Rubén García Vidal started his career as a technology consultant in the international firm Accenture. Later he worked during several years as an SAP System Administrator. Since 2011 he has been working as a Project Manager at the University Jaume I. He is currently involved in several European projects, both at an administrative level acting as a project manager and at a research level, analysing the different ethical aspects of the technologies that are applied in them.

Some of the project in which Mr. Rubén García Vidal is applying their knowledge and expertise on Ethics and Innovative Technologies are:

e-DIPLOMA is a Horizon Europe project whose objective is to develop an e-learning platform that uses innovative technologies and tools such as Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Gamification and other immersive technologies, always considering the ethical concerns.

DIGIESSA4SCHOOL is an Erasmus+ project whose objective is to develop an effective school self-assessment model and transfer it to a mobile application that can be used by schools to improve the services offered to students, their families and the community where the school is located.

LivAI is Erasmus+ project, this time focused on promoting the use of Artificial Intelligence in an ethical and responsible way, focusing on its use as a tool to exploit data from online learning platforms.

InterGenic is another Erasmus+ project that aims to develop an educational framework for intergenerational learning to support the EU's digital and green transitions. Its objectives are to enhance digital skills transfer from youth to seniors, revive sustainable practices taught by seniors to youth, propose local solutions for the twin transition, and raise awareness while bridging the socio-epistemic gap between generations.