Outline of current and future research

orge Maestre Vidal (@J_MaestreVidal) is PhD. in Computer Science, and Senior Specialist in cyber defense at Indra, being part of its Digital Labs division. He is the Technical Coordinator of the Indra’s solutions for Cyber Situational Awareness acquisition for supporting military decision-making, leading the related technical activites conducted on National and International innovation programmes, like the EDA projects Cyber Defence Situation Awareness Package – Rapid Research Prototype (CySAP-RRP) (EDA 16.CAT.OP.078.) or Generation of Data Sets for Validation of Cyber Defence Tools (Cat. B FC B-1508-GP). He is former member of the Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence (DISIA) of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Spain. He received a Computer Science Engineering degree from the UCM in 2012, and a master degree in Research in Computer Science in 2013. In 2016 he was Visiting Research at Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), Aveiro, Portugal.

His academic experience includes teaching, direction of final degrees projects and partitipation at postgraduate tribunals (Master and Doctoral degrees) . In addition, he participated in projects funded by private organizations (Banco Santander, Safelayer Secure Communications S.A., etc.) and public institutions (NATO, EDA, FP7, Horizon 2020, Plan Nacional de I+D+i, Spanish Ministry of Defense, etc.). He was recently participant in the European projects SELFNET (H2020-ICT-2014- 2/671672) and RAMSES (H2020-FCT-04-2015/700326), currently leading the Indra’s Digital Lab technical participation in the Full Spectrum Situational Awareness (T-SHARK) programme of the SPARTA (H2020-FCT-2015/83089) project. He is collaborator of the 5G-PPP Security WG and the EDA Cyber Defence CapTech.

His main research interests are Artificial Intelligence, Information Security and the emerging Communication Technologies, where he has significant background proved by publications in several research journals (Knowledge-Based Systems, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, etc.), conferences (ARES, EuroS&P, ICIT, RAID, etc.), experience as peer-reviewer (Elsevier, MDPI, IEEE, Adelaide, etc.) and member of different organizing/technical committees (ICSP-AS, SDN-NGAS, ICQNM, AIR, etc.). He is evaluator of the National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (FONDECYT) of the Chilean National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT).