Ricardo Mairal Usón

Ricardo Mairal Usón is Full Professor of Linguistics at UNED since 2002.

His main areas of research interest are lexical knowledge representation, neurolinguistics and computational linguistics and has been the President of the Spanish Association for Applied Linguistics between 2011-2017.

He has been the Vice-rector for Research and Knowledge Transfer (2013-2016), Vice-rector for Teaching Staff and Academic Planning and First Vice-rector (2016-2018).

Since 2018 he is the Rector at the UNED and in 2020 he was elected the President of European Association of Distance Teaching Universities.