Membership of Professional Bodies

I am currently an active Professional Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Professional Activities

Invited Talks and Seminars (*)
  • Security Data Analytics and Decision Support: Engineering Team Capabilities Showcase. Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), Industrial Advisory Board. June 2016.
  • Decision-Making and Autonomous Intelligent Agents for User Behavior Analytics. Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT). March 2017.
  • Fuzzy Decision Making methods and Autonomous Intelligent Systems in Cyber-Security Analytics. Information Security Department. Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL), UK. 8th June 2017.
  • Intelligent Consensus Support and Aggregation Techniques in Collective Decision-Making under Uncertainty. Computer Science Department Seminar. University of Bristol (UoB), UK. 22nd June 2017
  • Large Group Decision Making and Consensus: A (Not So!) Academic Perspective. University College London. CRUISSE Meeting on Decision Making under Uncertainty. London, UK. 22nd September 2017
  • Consensus Building in Large-Group Decision Making under Uncertainty: Challenges on using Data-Driven and Intelligent Approaches for Decision Aid. Faculty of Economy and Management, University of Salamanca. Salamanca (Spain). 28th September 2017

  • CHINA ACADEMIC TOUR 2017 (18th November - 4th December 2017)
    1. Wuhan University (Wuhan, China): "Research Trends and Challenges on Large-Group Decision Making and Consensus Support". (+INFO)
    2. Hohai University (Nanjing, China): "On Group Decision Support Systems: Large, Groups, Consensus and Multi-View Recommender Systems". (+INFO)
    3. Tianjin University (Tianjin, China): "Behavior Management, Aggregation and Weighting in Consensual Processes for Large-Group Decision Making: Challenges". (+INFO)

  • University of Bristol Engineering Roadshow (South-East Asia): 20+ research & education talks delivered across Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Hong Kong (China). Theme: Recommender Systems for Personalized Services in Smart Cities. March, 2018.

  • CHINA ACADEMIC TOUR 2018 (Spring 2018 - Dates and details coming soon!)
    1. City University of Hong-Kong (China): Multi-view Intelligent Data Fusion in Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems. 15-16th March 2018.
    2. Sichuan University (China).  Multi-view Intelligent Data Fusion in Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems. 29th March 2018
    3. Southwest Jiaotong University (China).  Identifying the challenges of making consensual large-group decisions under fuzziness. 2nd April, 2018.

(*) NOTE: Conference talks are not included here. For information on oral presentations at conferences, please check my conference publications HERE


  • Co-Editor of Springer Book "Data Analytics and Decision Support for Cybersecurity: Trends, Methodologies and Applications". Springer book Series on Data Analytics (July 2017).
Organizational Activities in Conferences/Workshops

  • Special Session organiser. IEEE SMC (Systems, Man and Cybernetics) 2018 Conference. Miyazaki (Japan). October 2018.
  • Special Session chair of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Soft Computing & Intelligent Systems joint conference (IFSA-SCIS 2017). Otsu, Japan. June 2017.
  • Special Session chair of the International Fuzzy Systems Association and Soft Computing & EUSFLAT joint conference (IFSA-EUSFLAT 2015). Gijón, Spain. June 2015.
  • Special Session chair of the Spanish Conference on Fuzzy Logic and Technologies (ESTYLF 2014). Zaragoza, Spain. February 2014.
  • Special Session chair of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Knowledge Engineering (ISKE 2013). Shenzhen, China. November 2013.

  • Local Organizing Committee of Doctoral Seminar and Workshop SEMATICA 2012. Granada, Spain. November 2012.

Reviewer in International Journals

These are some of the journals I have frequently contribute to as a reviewer:
  • Best Student Award of 2004/2007 class. BSc in Computer Science for Management. University of Jaén.
  • Best Student Award of 2007/2009 class. MSc in Computer Science. University of Jaén.
  • National Excellence Award in Academic Performance. MSc in Computer Science. Received by the Spanish Ministry of Education.
  • Excellent Cum Laude distinction by unanimity. PhD in Computer Science. University of Jaén.
  • Nationwide Best PhD Thesis Award in AI. Doctoral Consortium, 2013 Spanish Conference of Artificial Intelligence (CAEPIA 2013). Madrid (Spain), September 2013.
  • Best Paper Award. I International Meeting of Young Researcher in Heritage (PatrimonUN10). Baeza (Spain) November 2014.
  • Best Masters Project Award (role: co-supervisor): I "Ada Lovelace" Computer Science Awards. University of Jaén, 2015.