My name is Francisco J. Belchi, but call me Fran. I am a Software engineer currently based on my home town Cartagena, Spain, however I work remotely. I’ve been developing mobile apps and building new projects since I finished my computer engineer studies in 2009. I began with Android platform, and later on iOS which I’m focus nowadays.
I’ve been lucky to participate in a lot of cutting edge projects for the companies I’ve worked for.
Right after I finished my studies, I’ve worked on a research project to detect allergies and adverse drugs reactions based on the Internet of the things (IoT). Being NSAID allergic, my main motivation was to find out a solution to avoid taking a wrong pill.
That research was published on IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications. Percom 2010. You can checkout the paper here.
With entrepreneur spirit, I always want to build new innovative projects, therefore I’ve built one of the first apps to control the diabetes for Android. The main different with others diabetes apps was the capability to connect the glucose meter device with your Android phone via Bluetooth, allowing the user to upload the data from the glucose meter to Google Health. The app was finalist as the most creative idea in the Diabetes Mine Challenge in 2010. Nowadays the app is still published on Google Play Store, I know someday the app will be updated with amazing features.
During my commercial working experience I’ve been working in 3 cities, London, Barcelona and Madrid. You can checkout my LinkedIn profile for more information and my Github profile for open source projects I contribute.