Francisco is associated professor in the Computer Science Department of Universidad Central de Colombia. He got a PhD (Dr. Eng) in Computer Sciences from the National University of Colombia. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the COMA science group in the University of Liege, Belgium. He was research assistant in the National University of Colombia and invited researcher in the Department of applied physics and fluids in the UNED Spain and in the Cyclotron Research Center in the University of Liege. His main researc interests include: computational modeling of biological systems, computational ecology, medical image processing and neuroimaging.