Huáscar Espinoza holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from CEA (French Atomic Energy Commission). His research interests center on systems assurance and certification of safety-critical systems. He is one of the main authors of the MARTE standard to design and analysis of embedded real time systems. He has extensive experience on European projects as project manager and has coordinated the work of large international teams. He is also chair/program committee member of more than ten regular international conferences/workshops on model-based engineering and cyber-physical systems.