Juan Daniel Valor Miró earns his PhD at Universitat Politècnica de València

MLLP @ IN-RED 2015

Juan Daniel Valor Miró in 2015, presenting his work at the IN-RED 2015 conference.

MLLP member Juan Daniel Valor Miró defended successfully today his PhD thesis “Evaluation of innovative computer-assisted transcription and translation strategies for video lecture repositories” at the Universitat Politècnica de València’s Dept. of Computer Systems and Computation (DSIC).

The examining committee for Juan Daniel Valor Miró’s PhD defence was made up of Prof. Dr Vicent J. Botti Navarro (Univ. Politècnica de València), Dr António Moreira Teixeira (Univ. Aberta de Portugal) and Dr Ruth Cobos Pérez (Univ. Carlos III de Madrid). They awarded Mr Valor’s dissertation the qualification of Excellent summa cum laude (the summa cum laude mention having been awarded after a secret vote by the examining committee members, as required by the applicable academic regulations).

After his successful PhD defence, Mr Valor has earned the title “Doctor en Informàtica” (PhD in Computer Science) according to the Valencian and Spanish university systems.

Dr Valor’s advisors for his PhD thesis were the MLLP’s Dr Alfons Juan Ciscar and Dr Jorge Civera Saiz. You can find here the full text of the dissertation at the Universitat Politècnica de València’s institutional repository, Riunet.

Some of the most significant results covered in Dr Valor’s PhD thesis have been featured in publications such as the Journal of Educational Technology and Society article “Multilingual videos for MOOCs and OER”. More publications by Dr Valor can be found on the UPV’s Riunet repository.

This marks a total of 7 PhD theses successfully defended or directed by MLLP members in the last 4 years (2014-2017).

Congratulations to Dr Valor on his new title!

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