Honorary Chair

Álvaro Rocha, University of Coimbra, Portugal

 

Honorary co-Chair

Lakhmi C. Jain, University of Camberra, Australia

  

General Chairs

Oscar Barrionuevo Vaca, Ecuadorian Naval Academy, Ecuador

José Avelino Moreira Victor, University Institute of Maia, Portugal

 

Local Organizing Chair 

Darwin Manolo Paredes Calderon, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

 

Scientific Committee

Teresa Guarda, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador (Chair)

 

Abderrazak Sebaa, University of Bejaia, Algeria

Abdoulaye Sidibe, Wuhan University Of Technology, China

Abhishek Goel, IIM Calcutta, India

Adam Kawalec, Military University of Technology, Poland

Alessandra Pieroni, Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi, Italy

Alex Fernando Jimenez Velez, Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana (FAE), Ecuador

Alexis Tinoco Salazar, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Alfredo Petrosino, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy

Amita Nandal, UIST - University for Information Science and Technology "St. Paul The Apostle", Ohrid, Macedonia

Ana Paula Louro Diogo, Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administração, Leiria, Portugal

Ana-Maria Cretu, Carleton University, Canada

André Koscianski, UTFPR, Federal University of Technology - Paraná, Brazil

Andrea D'Ambrogio, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Andrea Visconti, Università di Milano, Italy

Angelo Borzino, Brazilian Army Technological Center, Brazil

Angelo Brayner, Federal University of Ceará, Brazil

Anton Satria Prabuwono, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

António Abreu, ISCAP/IPP, Portugal

Antonio Oller-Marcén, Centro Universitario de la Defensa de Zaragoza, Spain

Arcesio Franklin Bustos Gaibor, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Arlindo Veiga, Universidade de Cabo Verde, Cape Verde

Asanka Pallewatta, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Assunta Di Vaio, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy

Atallah AL-Shatnawi, Al al-Bayt University, Jordan

Bilan Zhu, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

Bruno de Pinho Silveira, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Calogero Vetro, University of Palermo, Italy

Carlo Bosna, Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi, Rome, Italy

Catarina  Churro, Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere, I. P. (IPMA, IP), Portugal

Chandra Kishore Somasundaram, University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle”, Macedonia

Chiara Braghin, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Chiara Braghin, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Chih-Hsien Huang,  imec, Belgium

Chinenye Ajibo, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria

Claudia Jacy Barenco Abbas, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil

Damir Blazevic, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek, Croatia

Daniela Suzuki, Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IEB-UFSC), Brazil

Danilo Caivano, University of Bari, Italy

Danilo Ceccarelli-Morolli, University "G. Marconi" (Rome), Italy

David Fernandes Cruz Moura, Centro Tecnológico del Ejército de Brasil, Brazil

Derlis Orlando Gregor Recalde, Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad Nacional de Asunción (FIUNA), Paraguay

Derya Yiltas-Kaplan, Istanbul University, Turkey

Diana Patricia Arias Henao, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Colombia

Diego Paes de Andrade Peña, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, Brazil

Dimitrios Dalaklis, World Maritime University (WMU), Sweden

Domenica Costantino, Politecnico di Bari, Italy

Edison Gonzalo Espinosa Gallardo, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Eduardo Borba Neves, Brazilian Army Research Institute of Physical Fitness, Brazil

Eduardo Luis Cardoso, Portuguese Catholic University, Portugal

Eduardo Pomboza Maldonado, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Elisa Francomano, University of Palermo, Italy

Emanuele Bellini, University of Florence, Italy

Enrico Sciubba, University Roma Sapienza, Italy

Enrique Carrera, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Erikson Morais, Federal Tecnological University of Paraná, Brazil

Eugen Rusu, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania

Eugénio Almeida, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Center for International Studies, Portugal

Fabian Ramirez Cabrales, Colombian Naval Academy "Almirante Padilla", Colombia

Faisal Zeidan, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas, Venezuela

Felipe Torres Leite, Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte - UERN, Brazil

Fernando Almeida, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil

Filipe Sá, Câmara Municipal de Penacova, Portugal

Flávio de Barros Vidal, University of Brasilia, Brazil

Francesco Paolo Pinnola, Department of Innovation Engineering, Università del Salento, Italy

Francesco Verde, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Franklin Jhonny Dominguez Ruiz, Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral -Espol, Ecuador

Gabriele Virzi' Mariotti, University of Palermo, Italy

Geert  de Cubber, Royal Military Academy, Belgium

Geovani García, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Autonomous University of Juárez City, México

Giovana Garrido,  Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panamá

Giovanni Minafò, University of Palermo, Italy

Giuseppe Aiello, Universita di Palermo, Italy

Giuseppe Stecca, CNR-IASI National Research Council - Institute of Systems Analysis and Computer Science, Italy

Glauber Cruz, Federal University of Maranhão, Brazil

Govardhan  Aliseri, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad, India

Guido Fabian Coello Velasco, Armada del Ecuador, Ecuador

Guilherme Pussieldi, Universidade Federal de Viçosa - Campus Florestal, Brazil

Gustavo Charles Peixoto de Oliveira, Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil

Hachem Slimani, University of Bejaia, Algeria

Hanmin Jung, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information, South Korea

Harvey Zambrano, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

Helio de Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Henrique Miguel Gouveia Silva, University Institute of Maia, Portugal

Hernan Nina Hanco, Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco, Perú

Hiroshika Premarathne, FCT, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Hugo Miguel Bento Rebelo, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Hugo Peixoto, Algoritmi Research Center, University of Minho, Portugal

Inna Skarga-Bandurova, East Ukrainian National University, Ukraine

Ioannis Chatzigiannakis, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Ivan Machado, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil

Jaffar Atwan, Albalqa' Applied Unvirsity, Jordan

Jaime Meza Hormaza , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

Javier Poncela, Universidad de Málaga, Spain

Jiahn-Horng Chen, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

João Paulo Madeira, Universidade de Cabo Verde (Uni-CV), Cape Verde

João Vidal de Carvalho, ISCAP/IPP, Portugal

Joelson Antônio dos Santos, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil

Johnny Flores, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Nicaragua

Jorge Gonzalez Chapela, Centro Universitario de la Defensa de Zaragoza, Spain

José Antonio Apolinario Junior, Military Institute of Engineering (IME - SE/3), Brazil

José Avelino Moreira Victor, University Institute of Maia, Portugal 

José Carlos Dias Rouco, Portuguese Military Academy, Portugal

José Claudino Lira Júnior, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

José Luis Barros Justo, Universidade de Vigo, Spain

José Luís Reis, IPAM - Instituto Português de Marketing, Portugal

José Luis Carrillo-Medina, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

José Manuel Carvalho Vieira, University Institute of Maia, Portugal

José Manuel da Veiga Pereira, Universidade de Cabo Verde - Laboratório de engenharia Civil, Cape Verde

José Miguel de Carvalho Cerqueira, Instituto Universitário Militar / Academia Militar / Swedish Defence University, Portugal

José Paulo Ribeiro da Silva, Hospital da Luz Arrabida, Portugal

Juan Antonio Jimber del Rio, Universidad de Córdoba, Spain

Juan Jorge, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

Juan Marcelo Ferreira, Cámara de Senadores, Paraguay

Jurij Mihelič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Kalinka Kaloyanova, Sofia University, Bulgaria

Kátia Regina de Souza, Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil

Kleber Cavalcanti Cabral, Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido, Brazil

Leandro Furtado, Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil

Luigi Palizzolo, University of Palermo, Italy

Luis Alvarez Sabucedo, University of Vigo, Spain

Luis Carral Couce, Universidad de La Coruña, Spain

Luis Eduardo Palacios Aguirre, Fuerza Aerea Ecuatoriana, Ecuador

Luis Garcia Santander, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

Luis  Anido Rifón, Universidade de Vigo, Spain

Luiz Goncalves Junior, Sao Paulo State University - Unesp, Brazil

Manuel Francisco González Penedo, CITIC, Centro de Investigación CITIC, UDC, Spain

Manuel Tupia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Perú, Perú

Manuel Vilares Ferro, University of Vigo, Spain

Marcello Vanali, Università di Parma, Italy

Marcelo Henrique Manzke Brandt, Centro Universitário Dinâmica das Cataratas, Brazil

Marcelo Henrique Prado da Silva, Instituto Militar de Engenharia - IME, Brazil

Marcelo Léon, UPSE - Universidad Peninsula Santa Elena, Ecuador

Marcelo Carneiro dos Santos, Instituto Militar de Engenharia - IME, Brazil

Marco Petkovic, Federal University of Pernambuco -UFPE, Brazil

Marcos Pereira, Federal University of Pernambuco -UFPE, Brazil

Marcos  Barreto, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

Marcos Alexandruk, Universidade Nove de Julho - UNINOVE, Brazil

Maria Augusta Fernández Moreno, Universidad Católica de Ibarra, Ecuador

María Carolina Romero Lares, World Maritime University, Sweden

Maria João Marques Martins, Academia Militar de Portugal, Portugal

Maria Manuela Martins Saraiva Sarmento Coelho, Military University Institute, Portugal

Mariana Bernardino, Centre for Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering(CENTEC), Portugal

Marin Chintoan Uta, European Maritime Safety Agency, Portugal

Marino Belloni, Dept. Phisics, Mathematics and Informatic, Italy

Marino Belloni, Dept. Phisics, Mathematics and Informatic, Italy

Mario Di Raimondo, University of Catania, Italy

Marjorie Elizabeth Pesantes Piguave, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Martín López Nores, University of Vigo, Spain

Mauricio Loachamín Valencia, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas - ESPE, Ecuador

Maurizio Migliaccio, Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope, Italy

Maximo Jr. Q. Mejia, World Maritime University, Sweden

Miguel Angel Celis, Universidad Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Miguel Iglesias, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil

Milton Itzhak Littuma, Ecuadorian Air Force, Ecuador

Mohamed Abouelela, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Mohammad AlRousan, Jordan Univ. of Science & Technology, Jordan

Mohammed Mahmood Ali, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology, (Osmania University), India

Moumen Hamouma, University of Batna 2, Algeria

Muhammed Ali Aydin, Istanbul University, Turkey

Muraleedharan Gangadharan, Centre for Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering(CENTEC), Instituto Superior Tecnico, The University of Lisbon, Portugal

Mylene  Lemos Rodrigues, Universidade de Uberaba - uniube, Brazil

Nina Figueira, Brazilian Army, Brazil

Ninoslav Marina, UIST - University for Information Science and Technology "St. Paul The Apostle", Macedonia

Nour-eddine Faddouli, Mohammadia Engineering School, Morocco

Oscar Barrionuevo Vaca, Naval High School, Ecuador

Pasquale Peluso, Università degli Studi "Guglielmo Marconi" di Roma, Italy

Pastor David Chávez Muñoz, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Peru, Peru

Paulo Afonso Silva, Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil

Paulo Nunes, Portuguese Hydrographic Office, Portugal

Pedro Castillejo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Pedro Ferreira, Centre for Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering(CENTEC), Portugal

Pedro Gaspar, Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Porto, Portugal

Rafael Falcon, Larus Tecnnologies & University of Ottawa, Canada

Rafael Timoteo de Sousa Junior, University of Brasilia, Brazil

Rafael Tolosana-Calasanz, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Rashed  Mustafa, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

Raul Villa Caro, EXPONAV / Universidad de la Coruña, Spain

Renato Jose Sassi, Universidade Nove de Julho, Brazil

Renato Rizzo, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Reza Malekian, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Ricardo Choren, Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil

Roberto Gonzalez Gonzalez, Universidad de Guayaquil, Ecuador

Robson Pacheco Pereira, Instituto Militar de Engenharia - IME/RJ, Brazil

Ronaldo Salles, Military Institute of Engineering - IME, Brazil

Rosalba Rodríguez  Reyes, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Roy Lindelauf, Netherlands Defence Academy, Netherlands

Ruggero Labati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Rui Jorge Palhoto Lucena, Military University Institute - Military Academy, Portugal

Sabino Meola, Infn Naples - Univ. of Rome Guglielmo Marconi, Italy

Sabrina Silveira, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil

Salif Silva, University of Cabo Verde, Cape Verde

Sanjay Misra, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, Nigeria 

Santiago Gonzales Sánchez, Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Perú

Santolo Meo, Federico II University, Italy

Sarat Mohapatra, Centre for Marine Technology and Ocean Engineering(CENTEC), Instituto Superior Tecnico, The University of Lisbon, Portugal

Sebastião Alves Filho,  Universidade do Estado do Rio Grande do Norte - UERN, Brazil

Sebastião Gândara Vieira, Fatec Bauru - Centro Paula Souza, Brazil

Sébastien  Gadal, Aix-Marseille Université - CNRS ESPACE UMR 7300, France

Sérgio Costa, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, Brazil

Sérgio Torres, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

Shaik Rasool, Muffakham Jah College of Engineering & Technology, India

Sidnei Alves de Araújo, Universidade Nove de Julho, Brazil

Silvio Berardi, University Niccolò Cusano - Rome, Italy

Silvio Berardi, University Niccolò Cusano - Rome, Italy

Silvio Melo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Simon Vrhovec, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Simona Safarikova, Palacky University, Dpt. of Development and Environmental Studies, Czech Republic

Simone Battistini, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil

Sonia Cárdenas Delgado, Universidad Politécnica de las Fuerzas Armadas - ESPE, Ecuador

Stefano Cinti, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Suzana Paula Gomes Fernando da Silva Lampreia, Portuguese Navy, Portugal

Teresa Guarda, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Thanaphong Thanasaksiri, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Thanasis Loukopoulos, University of Thessaly, Greece

Toni Lupo, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Tuncer Ören, University of Ottawa, Canada

Uma N. Dulhare, MJCET,Hyderabad, India

Véra Merlini, Faculdade de Tecnologia de Jahu - Fatec, Brazil

Veronica Rossano, Department of computer science - University of Bari, Italy

Victor Hugo Andaluz, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Victor Hugo Costa de Albuquerque, Universidade de Fortaleza, Brazil

Victor Lobo, Portuguese Naval Academy, Portugal

Vinicius Petrucci, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil

Viviane Soethe, UFSC - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil

Vladia Pinheiro, University of Fortaleza, Brazil

Wagner Tanaka Botelho, Federal University of ABC, Brazil

Wilbert G. Aguilar, ESPE - University of the Armed Forces, Ecuador

Willington Renteria, Instituto Oceanográfico de la Armada - INOCAR, Ecuador

Wladymir Benitez Jr., Centro Tecnológico del Ejército de Brazil - CTEx, Brazil

Yeshica Ormeño Ayala, Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco, Peru

Yilmaz Atay, Selcuk University, Turkey

Žarko Koboević, University of Dubrovnik, Maritime department, Croatia

Zohra Bakkoury, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Morocco