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The members of the ARIES research center are the following:

Juan Antonio Maestro
 
Holds a M.Sc. degree in Physics (1994) and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering (1999) from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has served both as a lecturer and researcher at several universities, as Universidad Complutense de Madrid, UNED, Saint Louis University and Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, where he currently directs the ARIES research center. His current activities are oriented to the Space field, with several projects on reliability and radiation protection, as well as collaborations with the European Space Agency. He is the author of numerous technical publications, both in journals and international conferences. Besides from this, he has worked for several multinational companies, managing IT projects as a PMP, and organizing support departments. His areas of interest include Computer Architecture, High Level Synthesis and co-Synthesis, Fault-tolerance and Reliability.
[Connect at www.linkedin.com/in/jumaestro]
Alfonso Sánchez-Macián
 
Received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunications engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, in 2000 and 2007, respectively. He has worked as a Lecturer and a Researcher at several universities, such as Universidad Politécnica de Madrid; the IT Innovation Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, U.K.; and Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, Madrid. He previously worked in numerous national and multinational companies as a Project Manager and Senior Consultant for IT projects. His current research interests include fault tolerance and reliability, performance evaluation of communication networks, and knowledge representation and reasoning in distributed systems.
Luis Alberto Aranda
 
Received a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering (2012) and a M.Sc. in Robotics (2015) from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (2018) from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija. He has worked as a Project Engineer at Zeus Creative Technologies S.L. developing various Computer Vision projects from 2013 to 2014. He was responsible for both hardware and software design and implementation. Currently he is an assistant professor at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija. His interests include Space Electronics, Computer Vision and Robotics.
Francisco García Herrero
 
Received the B.S. degree in telecommunication engineering from the Escuela Politécnica Superior de Gandía, Spain, in 2008, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain, in 2010 and 2013, respectively. He has worked as a lecturer and a researcher at several universities, as European University Miguel de Cervantes, Universitat Politècnica de València, University of California Davis and École Nationale Supérieure de l'Électronique et de ses Applications. His research interests include hardware and algorithmic optimization of error-control decoders and fault-tolerance electronics in communication and storage systems.
Luis Esteban Hernández
 
Received the Ph.D. in Electronics from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 2011, the M.Sc. in Electronics Engineering from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain in 2005 and the B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering from Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain in 2003. He has worked as a lecturer and researcher at several universities and research centers, such as the University of Liverpool (UK), the University of California at Berkeley (USA), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), Ciemat (Spain) and CSIC (Spain). He has designed FPGA and ASIC based systems for aerospace, radio astronomy and scientific applications for JPL-NASA, CERN, Max Planck Institute and CIEMAT. His current research interests are related to the fault-tolerance implementation of Digital Signal Processing algorithms in FPGAs and ASICs for space applications.
Kyle Gear
 
Received the MEng degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering (2018) from Aston University in Birmingham, UK. He has previously worked at Caterpillar Inc. Electronics European Department in the Quality, Reliability and Product Support team as an annual placement student. He is currently a PhD student in the ARIES Research Centre with the aim of completing in 2022. His interest areas include Digital Design, Fault-tolerance and Reliability.
Alexis Ramos
 
Received his B.Eng. in Computer Engineering (2013) as well as his M.Sc. in Computational Vision (2015) from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, in Madrid (Spain), focusing on automatic suspicious behavior detection systems. He received his Ph.D. from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (2018). He has worked for companies like Indra and Airbus, serving as a Project Manager Assistant. His interests includes Space Electronics, Microprocessors, Computer Vision, Fault-Tolerance in Microprocessors (rad-hard) and digital circuit design. Currently, he is a full-time researcher at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija.
Imran Wali
 
Received his M.Sc. degree form Politecnico di Torino, Italy in 2012, in Embedded Systems and his Ph.D. degree from Université de Montpellier, France in 2016, in Microelectronics. He has been involved in research, teaching and professional work in different areas and countries. His research focuses on CAD of robust and efficient VLSI circuits and systems. He is currently working as a post-doctoral researcher at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, and focuses on automated design and assessment methods for spaceborne digital computer systems implemented in SRAM-based FPGAs.
Oscar Ruano
 
Holds a M.Sc. degree (2005) and a Ph.D. degree (2011) in Computer Engineering from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija. He has served as a lecturer and researcher at Universidad Nebrija with a research contract supported by the Regional Government of Madrid. He has developed his activity in the Space field, with different research projects on fault tolerance optimization against radiation effects in microelectronic circuits. He is the author of several technical publications, both in journals and international conferences. Also, he has worked with different multinational companies in the IT consultancy field, as Accenture. His areas of interest include Digital Design, Fault-tolerance and Reliability.
Mustafa Demirci
 
Holds a B.Sc. degree from Bilkent University in Turkey (2007) and a M.Sc. degree from TOBB University of Economics and Techonology in Turkey (2013) both in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He also holds a Ph.D. degree from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (2017). He worked as a researcher at TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Space Technologies Research Institute from 2007 to 2012. He was responsible for hardware design of On-Board Computers and Solid State Data Recorders for the RASAT and GOKTURK-II LEO satellites. Since 2012, he is with Aselsan Electronics Inc.,TR, as a senior engineer responsible for digital hardware design of military Software Defined Radios. His current research interests include digital design, fault tolerance and error corrections codes.
Shih-Fu Liu
 
Received the B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from Carinthian Tech Institute in Austria (2003), the M.Sc. in Computer System Engineering from Technical University of Denmark (2005) and the Ph.D. degree from Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (2011). He has worked in cooperation with multinational companies and various universities all over Europe in the European project SoC-Mobinet (IST-2000-30094) developing a design and FPGA-implementation of a run-time re-programmable high performance multi-rate filter processor.
 
 
 
 
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