Prof. Francisco Eduardo Rivera

Federal Aviation Administration, USA

Dr. Francisco Eduardo Rivera is a Computer Scientist with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at Washington DC where he manages the Knowledge Management System and Best Practices project for Air Traffic. He has a PH.D. in Computer Engineering (National Polytechnics Institute, France), he hast two Masters one in Computer Sciences, and other in Future Studies and Science Policy; he also has Bachelors in Sciences in Physics and another in Computer Sciences. He is an Oracle Master and Green Belt Six Sigma certified. He came from Academia and Research where he has been professor at St. Edward’s University (Austin Texas) where he was Chair of the Graduate Studies in Computer and Information Systems, Texas A&M International, Pennsylvania State University, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Technological Central-America University (Tegucigalpa, Honduras), Inter American University of Puerto Rico where he also was the Chair of the Graduate Studies in Open Information Systems and Educational Computing, He was full professor at the Doctoral Program in Administration at National University of Mexico and Research Leader at Barros Sierra Foundation (Future Research Center). He has developed several curricula and new studies, leading institutional computing groups and organized consortia with private firms as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM etc.
He has been involved in Knowledge Management, Strategic and Long-range Planning, Computer Security, System Engineering, Information Technology and Computing Simulation for more than 35 years. He has been consultant in several private and public institutions and international organizations such as UNESCO, Aeromexico, College of Bachilleres, School of Medicine of the Central Caribbean University, Ana G. Mendez Foundation, Oracle Caribbean, The Industry-Research Consortium (INDUNIV,Puerto Rico), etc. . He was deputy director at the National Computer Policy agency and Director at the Ecology and Urban Development Institute In Mexico He has published more than 120 papers and articles, presented and published in more than 140 conferences, and authored several books and chapter of books. He has received several accomplishment and distinction awards and appears at several International Who's who books. He was member of the Computing Reviews Editorial of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is member of several professional associations of which he is senior member of the International Association for Computer Sciences and Information Technology (IACSIT)