Lecturer at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). His subject areas are Heuristic Optimization and Image Processing. He obtained a MS. in Computer Science at the UPM, a MS. in Distributed Systems at École Superieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne (ENST-B), and a PhD in Computer Science at UPM. He is nowadays member of MIDAS “Data Mining and data simulation group” at the Center of Biotechnology of the UPM. He has participated in different research and development projects related to advanced heuristic optimization and medical images processing. He is currently vice-chair of the IEEE CIS Task Force on Large Scale Global Optimization, a committee focused on promoting high quality research on the field of LSGO.