- Evolutionary and swarm algorithms.
- Hybridization of evolutionary and swarm algorithms.
- Computational intelligence.
- Application of evolutionary and swarm algorithms in:
- Image processing.
- Computer vision.
- Renewable energy.
- Machine learning.
- System identification.
Professional affiliations and societies
- Member of SNI. National Researcher Level 2- National Council of Science and Technology, Mexico. (2020-2023)
- Member of SNI. National Researcher Level 1- National Council of Science and Technology, Mexico. (2017-2019)
- Member of Mexican Academy of Computer Sciences (AMEXCOMP). Mexico. (Since 2015)
- Member of IEEE- Computational Intelligence Society. (Since 2017)
- Member of Scientific Research Group in Egypt (SRGE). (Since 2016)
Guest editor of the following special issues:
- Bio-inspired algorithms and Bio-systems, Journal of Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, AIMS press, JCR 2018 IF = 1.313 .
- Image Optimization in Remote Sensing, Journal of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292), MDPI. JCR 2018 IF=4.118 (Currently editing).
- Entropy in Metaheuristics and Bioinspired Algorithms, Journal of Entropy (ISSN 1099-4300) MDPI. 2018 IF = 2.419 (Currently editing).
Editor of the following journals:
- IEEE Access, Associate Editor, Since 2019, JCR 2018 IF = 4.098
- IEEE Latin America Transaction, Associate Editor, Since 2019, JCR 2018 IF=0.804
- Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Academic Editor, Since 2020, JCR 2019 IF = 1.009
- Plos One, Academic Editor, Since 2020, JCR 2019 IF = 2.740