Short bio: Prof. Ernesto Pimentel holds the BSc. and MSc degrees in Mathematics (1988), and the PhD degree in Computer Science (1993). He is Full Professor at the University of Malaga since 2003 (currently, he is the Dean of the Informatics School and has been Head of the Dept. of Computer Science). He is leading the SCENIC research team (Service and Component Engineering for Internet Computing) at UMA, and is involved in a number of national and international research projects as responsible and senior researcher. In addition to his research activity he also has occupied several relevant positions as member of the managing team of the Spanish National Research Program for Communication and Information Technologies (2001-2004), Spanish representative in the executive committee of the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (2003-2009), member of the Ex-ante Accreditation Committee for Master Degrees in the Engineering field (2008-2013), or Chair of the EURO-INF Accreditation Board of ANECA -National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation of Spain- (from 2014). His research activity is focused on Service-Oriented Computing, Component-Based Software Engineering, Cloud Computing, and Internet of Things. He has participated in many conferences as member of the program committees, member of the organizing and steering committees, and chair. Most of his work has been published in over 150 papers in international journals and conferences.


Research Activities
  • Research interests: Service-oriented Computing, Cloud Computing, Service and Component Adaptation, Formal Methods in Software Engineering.
  • A selection of my publications may be found here, or also through Google Scholar or DBLP.
  • Active research projects leadership:
  • Also participating in these other projects:
    • Smart-FI: Exploiting Aggregated Open Data from Smart Cities for the Future Internet Society.. ERA-NET project. Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. April 2016 - September 2018.
    • DADIoT: Development, Analysis and Deployment of IoT Applications. Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. January 2016 - December 2018.
    • Check-it: Formal Techniques for Modeling, Verification, Synthesis and Optimization of Embedded Systems and Mobile Communications. Regional Governement of Andalusia. 2012-2015.
  • Other recent (and closed) projects:
    • SeaClouds: Seamless adaptive multi-cloud management of service-based applications. European Commission. October 2013 - March 2016
    • SOFIA: Service Optimization and Orchestration for Future Internet Applications. Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness . January 2013 - December 2015
    • NESSoS: Network of Excellence on Eng. Secure Future Internet SW Services and Systems.European Commission. 2011-2014
    • ReSCUE: Reliable Software Composition for Uniquitous Environments. Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. January 2009 - September 2013
  • Editorial Board member:
  • PhD Thesis (co) Advisor:
  • PhD Students:
  • Program or Steering Committee member (forthcoming events):
    • 19th International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2017, November 7-10, 2017, Málaga, Spain)
    • 20th Ibero-American Conference on Software Engineering (CIbSE 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 22-23, 2017)
    • 6th European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing (ESOCC 2017, Oslo, Norway, September, 2017)
    • The 2016 S2 International Conference on Internet of Things (ICIOT 2016, November 14-15, Zhangjiajie, China, 2016)
    • XXII Jornadas de Ingeniería del Software y Bases de Datos (JISBD 2017, Tenerife, Spain, July 17-20, 2017)
    • XVII Jornadas de Programación y Lenguajes (PROLE 2017, Tenerife, Spain, July 17-20, 2017)
    • XIII Jornadas de Ciencia e Ingeniería de Servicios (JCIS 2017, Tenerife, Spain, July 17-20, 2017)
  • Program or Steering Committee member (recent events):
    • 5th European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing (ESOCC 2016, Viena, Austria, September, 2016)
    • 23rd IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2016)
    • V Congreso Español de Informática (CEDI, Salamanca, Spain, September 13-15, 2016)
    • XXI Jornadas de Ingeniería del Software y Bases de Datos (JISBD 2016, Salamanca, Spain, September 13-15, 2016)
    • XVI Jornadas de Programación y Lenguajes (PROLE 2016, Salamanca, Spain, September 13-15, 2016)
    • XII Jornadas de Ciencia e Ingeniería de Servicios (JCIS 2016, Salamanca, Spain, September 13-15, 2016)
    • 19th Ibero-American Conference on Software Engineering (CIbSE 2016, Quito, Ecuador, April 27-29, 2016)
    • SeaClouds Workshop (collocated with ESOCC 2015), Taormina, Italy, September 15, 2015.
    • 4th European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing (ESOCC 2015, Taormina, Italy, September 15-17, 2015)
    • 14th International Workshop on Foundations of Coordination Languages and Self-Adaptive Systems (FOCLASA 2015, Madrid, Spain, September 5, 2015)
    • XX Jornadas de Ingeniería del Software y Bases de Datos (JISBD 2015, Santander, Spain, September 15-17, 2015)
    • XV Jornadas de Programación y Lenguajes (PROLE 2015, Santander, Spain, September 15-17, 2015)
    • 22nd IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2015, June 27 - July 2, 2014, New York, USA)
    • 18th Ibero-American Conference on Software Engineering (CIbSE 2015, Lima, Perú, April 22-24, 2015)


Teaching Activities

Other (in Spanish)
  • Álbum de fotografías
    Este álbum muestra fotografías de eventos familiares y vacaciones. Su acceso está restringido a familiares y amigos.
    También es posible acceder a través de este enlace al album de fotografías del Club de Espeleología y Barrancos Yabalfaruh.
  • Aires de Sierra y Mar (por Miguel Bueno)
    Miguel nos ha obsequiado con una recopilación de los textos que ha ido publicando en su blog, adornados con fotografías, que complementan la palabra con excelentes imágenes. Es posible acceder al texto desde este enlace.