Members

Research Staff

Dr. Maria-Isabel Sanchez-Segura (Main Researcher)

Dr. Sanchez-Segura has been a faculty member in the Computer Science Department at Carlos III University of Madrid since 1998. She is an Associate Professor at this Department. Her research interests include: usability of interactive systems, software engineering in general; focusing on processes, methodologies, reuse, management and software configuration management, and recently on Intelligent Organizations. Maria-Isabel holds a B.S. in Computer Science (1997), an M.S. in Software Engineering (1999), and a Ph.D. in Computer Science (2001) from the Universidad Politecnica of Madrid. She is the author of several papers published in journals such as IEEE transactions on education, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Software Practice and Experience, Interacting with Computers, Journal of Systems and Software, etc. She is also the author of more than thirty papers presented at international conferences on her research fields.

Institute for the Vehicle Safety Assurance member. 

Dr. Antonio Amescua

Dr. Amescua holds a PhD in Computer Science from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. He has more than fifteen years of experience in the software engineering realm; he was the Chief of Development of METRICA-V3, the Spain's national standard for information systems development, and also he is one of the pioneers of software process improvement in Spain. Dr. Amescua is the founder of the Software Engineering Lab at Carlos III University of Madrid, and currently he heads this research group.

Institute for the Vehicle Safety Assurance  member.

   

 Dr. Fuensanta Medina-Dominguez

Dr. Medina-Dominguez holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, Spain, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same University. She has been working in the field of software engineering since 2000 and has been a faculty member of the Computer Science Department in the Carlos III Technical University of Madrid since 2004. Her research interests include software engineering and software process improvement focusing on technology transfer in organizations through the use of new trends in computer supported collaborative work technology.

Institute for the Vehicle Safety Assurancemember.

  

  Germán Lenin Dugarte Peña

Germán Lenin Dugarte Peña Peña holds a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of the Andes. He holds an MS in Computer Science and Technology and is currently pursuing a PhD in Computer Science and Technology at the Carlos III University in Madrid, where he is also employed as a researcher and professor by the Computer Science Department .

His research interests include software process improvement, value-based software engineering, general software engineering, software process modelling and simulation, complex systems theory and practice, system dynamics, organizations theory, societal computing, systems thinking and cybernetics.

He has been a guest member of the Latin American School of Systems Thinking and Design since 2010, acting as an active member and collaborator.

 

  Manuel Martinez-Torres

Manuel Martínez-Torres holds a B. Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Nacional Experimental del Táchira. He's currently pursuing a M. Sc. in Systems Modeling and Simulation from Universidad de Los Andes, and a M. Sc. in Computer Science and Technology from Universidad Carlos III of Madrid. 

His research interest include system dynamics, discrete event simulation, agent-based simulation, complex systems, software engineering, and project management. 

 

Research members outside UC3M

Javier Busquets, Consejo Asesor Fundación SicomoroDr. Javier Busquets is a professor of strategic management of innovation and technology and digital business. He launched and currently serves a director of the Executive Master of Digital Business in cooperation with Santa Clara University at Silicon Valley and the CIO Advanced Program.

He served as Chair of Department of Management of Information Systems (2003-2011) and teaches in the Global Executive MBA in cooperation with Georgetown; Executive MBA and MBA Programs. He served as Key Note Speaker for a number of events. He was a member of the research Project Euro-India and was member of the organization board of the Smart Business Network (SBNi) Conference in Beijing in 2008. He also served as Co-Chair in the International Conference of Mobile Business (ICMB) in 2008. He served as co-Chair for the European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS) to be held Barcelona 2012. Javier Busquets has an extensive professional and executive experience in the Information Technology (IT) and telecommunication industry where he served for 17 years.

 

 Dr. Roberto Cantú 

Dr. Roberto Cantú holds a PhD  in Strategic Planning and Direction of Technology from Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP - México); a MSc  in Quality and Production Management and a BSc. in Systems Administration Engineering, both studies from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL) in México .  He is  a professor researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (UAdeC - Systems School and member of  the research group:  Complex Systems: Theory and Simulation in Facultad de Ciencias Físico Matemáticas – UANL and his research lines  are Multicriteria Analysis, Failure Analysis, Uncertainty Quantification, Simulation and Stochastic Processes.   Beside academy and research, his professional experience includes more than 20 years in industry as Consultant, Project Engineer, Quality Manager and Location Quality Director. Her has published different scientific articles for different conferences and journals, and has presented seminars in countries as Argentina, Canada, México, Spain and USA. LinkedIn profile is: 
 
 
 

JavierGilDr. Javier Gil holds a PhD in Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence (2013) from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) and a BSc in Computer Science (1998) from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM).
Currently, he is an Associate Professor at Department of Information Systems, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
His research interests include Algorithmic, Ubiquitous Computing and Web Technologies.
His teaching activities are around “Web development technologies” (BSc in Software Engineering), “Back-end with free distribution technologies” and “Front-end mobile” (Master in Web Development).

 https://www.linkedin.com/in/fjaviergil/ 

 

 Dr. Gustavo Illescas holds a PhD in Industrial & Computational Mathematics (2014) and a System Engineer (1998) from Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (UNCPBA) Tandil, Argentina; is a part time professor at the Computer Science Department of the UNCPBA, and member of the INTIA Research Institute (Instituto de Investigación en Tecnología Informática Avanzada) of the Faculty of Exact Sciences, UNCPBA, since 1999. His research interests include Business Intelligence, Key Performance Indicators, Balance Scorecard, Intelligent Organizations, Knowledge Computing Management, and Management Expert Systems. He has an extensive professional background, working as a software engineer, project manager and software engineering consultant in several private and governmental projects, and as a managing partner of a software company for over 10 years.

https://sites.google.com/a/intia.exa.unicen.edu.ar/home/home/gillescas
ar.linkedin.com/in/gustavoillescas 

 

Dr. Jose Arturo Mora

Dr. Mora Soto holds a PhD in Computer Science from Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M), an MSc in e-Commerce (UC3M), an MSc in Computer Science and Technology (UC3M), and a BSc in Computer Science from Celaya Institute of Technology (Mexico). He has more than 15 years of experience as educator in the computer science realm, especially on software engineering, data analytics, and agile project management. At the present time he is Manager on the Data Analytics Team at EY Mexico and also continues his academic activities as Associate Professor at the University of Celaya (Mexico). You can reach him at his LinkedIn profile at: 
 
 
 

Alejandro Ruiz

(more info here soon) 

 

 

PhD Students

  

 

  Elizabeth Granados Pemberty (2014-Present)

 

 

 

 

 Cynthia García (2013 - Present) 

 

 

 

 

Alejandro Ruiz (2010-2017)  PhD manuscript  available here soon

 

 

Diana Vasquez (2009 - 2014) PhD manuscript available here http://e-archivo.uc3m.es/handle/10016/19275

 

 

 

Dr. Jose Arturo Mora (2006-2011) PhD manuscript  available here http://e-archivo.uc3m.es/handle/10016/13431

 

 

 

 Visiting Researchers

 

Dr. Jose Arturo Mora (2006-2013) 
Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT)
México

 

 

 

Dr. Roberto Cantú (2013) 
Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila
México

 

 

 

 

Dr. Gustavo Illescas (2011)
Universidad del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (UNICEN)
Tandil, Argentina

 

  

Master Students

 

 

Jessica Castellanos (2012)

 

 

Manuel Maldonado (2012)

 

 

 

Johannes Correa Lopera (2011-2012)

 

  

BSc Students

 

Esther Labrador  Martínez (2014-2015)

BSc Projectt
Wiki for Knowledge Formalization of Software Projects in Product Patterns

 

Jesús Javier Fernández Rodríguez (2013 - 2014)

BSc Project
MetroWeb: A Web application to trace metro routes worldwide.

Verónica Crespo (2012 - 2013)

BSc Project
Accessibility Assessment Methodology for Social Networks.

 

 

Paulo Cesar Salazar Guerra (2012 - Present)

BSc Project
Chamilo Mobile for Students: An Android mobile app for Chamilo LMS.

 

Vanesa García Navarro (2012 - 2015)

BSc Project
Analysis and integration of the knowledge of product pattern wikis to a database

 

Javier Donoso Diez (2012 - 2015)

BSc Project
Web Apllication for Project Management Software based Knowledge Repositories. 

 

José Ángel Cuadrado Mingo (2012)

BSc Project
Analysis of Social Networks Relationships Using Graphs

 

Liset Gonzalez Salazarte (2011 - Present)

BSc Project
Definition of a Model for Software Configuration and Projects Management

 

Lorena Gustavsson Mayor (2010 - 2011)

BSc Project
Identification of Design Requirements for a Transactive Memory System (TMS) Software Implementation

 

Lorena Mesa Gonzalez (2010 - 2012)

BSc Project
Identification of the Functional Requirements for a Transactive Memory System (TMS) Software Implementarion

 

Roman Romero Valentin (2010 - 2011)

BSc Project
Creation and Use of Product Patterns for Personal Software Process (PSP)

 

Pedro Escribano Romero (2010 - 2011)

BSc Project
Creation and Use of Product Patterns for Software Project Management

 

Brais Gonzalez Castillo (2010 - Present)

BSc Project
Development of a Mobile Application to Track Software Project Activities

 

David Fernandez Santamaria (2010 - 2011)

BSc Project
Development of a Software Application to Allow the Incorporation of Product Patterns on Software Projects' Planning

 

David Rosa Clemente (2009 - Present)

BSc Tutored Work
Comparison of Open Source Project Management Tools 

  Jose Zarco Ruiz (2009 - 2011)

BSc Tutored Work
Comparison of Open Source Project Management Tools 

BSc Project
Development of a Knowledge Management System Based on Wikis

Raul Sanchez Valverde (2009 - 2012)

BSc Tutored Work
Analysis of Web Technologies to Create Knowledge Management Applications

BSc Project
Development of Web Application to Manage a Product Patterns Library

 Carolina Mateos Herrera (2008 - 2010) 

BSc Tutored Work
Definition of Product Patters for the REQM and M&A Process Areas of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)

BSc Project
         Definition of a Technological Platform for Knowledge Transference and Capitalization