Roberto Alonso

Technical University of Munich
Department of Informatics - I3
Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching b. München

Room: 02.11.033
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 289-18568
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 289-17257

Research Focus

  • Machine Learning
  • Graph Mining
  • Network Security

Research Background

  • 2016: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany
  • 2008 - 2015: Research Assistant at Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
  • 2010: Visiting Researcher at the Research Center for Mathematics, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • 2008: Visiting Researcher at Tecnologico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
  • 2010 - 2015: Ph.D. in Computer Science at Tecnologico de Monterrey. Thesis: “A Social Structure Model to Detect Anomalies in DNS Servers”. Graduated with Outstanding Thesis (Highest grade for a thesis).
  • 2008 - 2010: M.Sc. in Computer Science at Tecnologico de Monterrey. Thesis: “Towards a Social Model to Detect DDoS Attacks in DNS Server”.
  • 2004 - 2008: B.Sc. in Systems Engineering at Universidad del Valle de Mexico. Final proficiency project: “Controlling a DC motor using a cellphone”.

Academic Honors and Awards

  • 2015: CONACyT Postdoctoral Fellowship to conduct research at Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany. Funded from January 2016 to December 2016.
  • 2012: Second best paper award in the 2012 Mexican Conference on Artificial for the paper “Computational Complexity of a Special Case of Computing Groups in a Graph”, award granted by the Mexican Society for Artificial Intelligence.
  • 2010: CONACyT Scholarship to conduct studies towards a Ph.D. in Computer Science.
  • 2008: ITESM-CEM Scholarship to conduct studies towards a M.Sc. in Computer Science.

Scientific Community Services


  • Organizer of the 1st Workshop in Computer Security and Pattern Recognition 2013, Mexico


  • 13th Mexican International Conference for Artificial Intelligence, MICAI, 2014
  • 22th International Conference on Electronics, Communications and Computers, CONIELECOMP 2012.