German is a computer scientist who has joined DIAL in February 2019. His current research interests lie at the interface of computer science and manufacturing engineering. In particular, he focuses on intelligence embedded low-cost devices, machine tools condition monitoring, internet of things, data analytics, artificial intelligence, complex systems, unconventional computing as well as cloud and edge architectures. German considers that the integration of these elements is crucial to deliver novel and cost-effective decision support solutions to innovate current manufacturing production environments.