Carlos E. Cuesta is an Associate Professor of Software Engineering at Rey Juan Carlos University (Madrid, Spain). He is a PhD in Information Technologies (2002), a MSc in Software Engineering (1997) and a BSc in Computer Science (1994) from the University of Valladolid. He belongs to the VorTIC3 Research Group. His main research area is Software Architecture in its many variants, including such topics as Self-Adaptive Systems and Systems-of-Systems, and in relation to such fields as Concurrency Theory, Formal Methods, Agreement Technologies, Intelligent and Distributed Systems or Data Engineering. He also was the Program Chair of the 12th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA 2018). He has published many papers in premier conferences and journals such as the Journal of Software Evolution and Process, the International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, or Future Generation Computer Systems.