Félix O. Martínez Ríos received the B.Sc. degree in Physics from the Universidad de la Habana, Cuba, in 1985, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City, Mexico, in 2005 and 2009, respectively.
From July 1985 to July 1987 he joined as a researcher at the Telecommunications Research Laboratory in Havana, Cuba. In July of 1987, he began as a professor at the Higher Pedagogical Institute in Havana, Cuba until 1994.
In 1997, he joined the Engineering School, Universidad Panamericana, México City, as a Full-Time Professor. From 1998 to 2009, he heads the Computer Science Engineering Program. From July 2009 to 2016 he was a Dean of Engineering School.
He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate subjects such as Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Robotics, Scientific Computing, Theory of Compilers and Object Oriented Programming. He is the Faculty Advisor for the Aerodesign international competition organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers, USA.
His current research interests include artificial intelligence, optimization algorithms, data science, mobile robotics and the internet of things.
He is a member of the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Computer Science and Computational Intelligence and General Chair of the International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering and Health Services.
Prof. José Antonio Marmolejo-Saucedo is a Professor at Panamerican University, Mexico. His research is on operations research, large-scale optimization techniques, computational techniques and analytical methods for planning, operations, and control of electric energy and logistic systems. He is particularly interested in topics related to artificial intelligence, digital twins, the Internet of things, Industry 4.0, Sustainable Supply Chains.
He received his Doctorate in Operations Research (Hons) at National Autonomous University of Mexico. At present, he has the second highest country-wide distinction granted by the Mexican National System of Research Scientists for scientific merit (SNI Fellow, Level 2).
He is a member of the Network for Decision Support and Intelligent Optimization of Complex and Large Scale Systems and Mexican Society for Operations Research.
He has co-authored research articles in science citation index journals, conference proceedings, presentations, books, and book chapters.