Jessica Díaz is an assistant professor at the Technical University of Madrid (E.T.S. Ingeniería de Sistemas Informáticos, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid - UPM), Spain, since 2014.
She received her PhD degree in Computer Science from UPM in 2012 (best thesis Award). She is a member of the System and Software Technology Research Group (SYST) at the UPM since 2013 and, since then, is participating in several national and international projects related to Software Engineering and ICT on cyber-physical systems, such as Smart Grids and Smart Buildings. Her research interests are focused on software architectures, software product lines (SPL), agile software development (ASD), software evolution, model-driven development (MDD), autonomic computing and smart sensor networks.