Conferences, seminars & courses

Talks in conferences, congresses and workshops


  1. Tiempos de primer paso en las versiones uniformizadas y los esqueletos discretos de una cadena de Markov en tiempo continuo y sus aplicaciones al modelo SIS de epidemiasby A Gómez-Corral. V Encuentro de la SMM y la RSME. CIMAT, Guanajuato, México.


  1. A comparative analysis between two time-discretized versions of the SIS epidemic modelMathematical and Statistical Explorations in Disease Modelling and Public Health (DMPH 2019). ICTS, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. Bangalore, India.
  2. Extreme values in SIR epidemic models with two strains and full cross-immunity. Meeting of the British Society for Immunology. Microsoft Research Cambridge. Cambridge, UK.
  3. Procesos LD-QBD aplicados a la propagación de epidemias. XXXVIII Congreso Nacional de Estadística e Investigación Operativa (SEIO 2019), Universitat Politècnica de València, Alcoi, España.


  1. Dynamics of epidemic models with two strains and cross immunity. 11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology. Lisbon, Portugal.
  2. Eventos modulados de Markov en modelos SIR de epidemias. SEIO 2017. Oviedo, Spain.
  3. (Invited talk) Extreme values in epidemic models with two strains of a disease. IV Workshop on Branching Processes and their Applications. Badajoz, Spain.


  1. Coexistence of multiple infectious agents in epidemic models and perturbation analysis of related LD-QBD processes. EUROCAST 2017, Fifteenth International Conference on Computer Aided Systems Theory. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
  2. (Invited talk) On perturbation analysis of quasi-birth-death processes with applications to multi-type epidemic models. PiNE 2017, Probability in the North-East. Leeds, UK.
  3. Perturbation analysis of quasi-birth-death processes with applications to multi-type epidemic models. IV Encuentro Conjunto RSME-SMM. Valladolid, Spain.


  1. Stochastic epidemics with heterogeneous contacts in small networks. 5th Portuguese-Polish Workshop on Biometry. Tomar, Portugal.


  1. Heterogeneous infectiousness and susceptibility in a stochastic SIS epidemic model. II Workshop on Modelling and Simulation of Epidemics. Madrid, Spain.
  2. Heterogeneous contacts in stochastic SIS epidemic models. 18th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference. Istanbul, Turkey.


  1. On maximum population sizes in two-species competition processes. The 2014 Joint Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology and the Society for Mathematical Biology. Osaka, Japan.


  1. Control strategies for a stochastic model of host-parasite interaction in a seasonal environment. DSABNS 2013, Third Workshop on Dynamical Systems Applied to Biology and Natural Sciences. Lisbon, Portugal.
  2. Control strategies for host-macroparasite models. Annual Meeting and Conference of the Society for Mathematical Biology. Tempe, Arizona.
  3. Stochastic models of host-parasite interaction in a seasonal environment. International Conference on Models in Population Dynamics and Ecology – MPDE’13. Osnabrück, Germany.


  1. Maximum population sizes in host-parasite models. DSABNS 2012, Third Workshop on Dynamical Systems Applied to Biology and Natural Sciences. Lisbon, Portugal.
  2. Maximum queue lengths in multiserver retrial queues. 9th International Workshop on Retrial Queues. Seville, Spain.


  1. Maximum number of individuals alive during an extinction cycle in a two-species competition process. BIOMATH 2011 – International Conference on Mathematical Methods and Models in Biosciences. Sofia, Bulgaria.
  2. On the extinction times and the size of the surviving species in a two-species competition process. 16th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference. Stockholm, Sweden.


  1. Equilibrium and socially optimal strategies in the M/G/1 queue with vacations. EURO Conference 2010. Lisbon, Portugal.
  2. Optimal balking strategies in the single-server queue with vacations. Modern Stochastics: Theory and Applications II. Kyiv, Ukraine.


  1. Maximum number of blocked terminals and number of collisions in p-persistent CSMA/CD protocols. EURO Conference 2009. Bonn, Germany.
  2. Maximum number of blocked terminals and number of collisions in slotted CSMA/CD channels. SPO 2009 – The Pyrenees International Workshop on Statistics, Probability and Operations Research. Jaca, Spain.


  1. On the applicability of the number of collisions in p-persistent CSMA/CD protocols. Second Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Stochastic Modeling. Istanbul, Turkey.
  2. On the applicability of the number of collisions in p-persistent CSMA/CD protocols. Seventh International Workshop on Retrial Queues. Athens, Greece.


  1. A.B. Clarke’s tandem queue revisited. Analysis of sojourn times. XIIth Applied Stochastic Models and Data Analysis International Conference 2007. Chania, Greece.
  2. On a batch Markovian arrival process subject to renewal catastrophes. 14th Applied Probability Society INFORMS Conference 2007. Eindhoven, The Netherlands.


  1. The Geo/Geo/c retrial queue: An algorithmic analysis. Sixth International Workshop on Retrial Queues. Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain.
  2. Inter-departure times in a tandem G-queue with blocking. International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering 2006. Chania, Greece.


  1. The impact of self-generation of priorities on multi-server queues with finite capacity. Fifth International Conference on Matrix Analytic Methods in Stochastic Models. Pisa, Italy.


  1. (Invited talk) Bulk-service finite-buffer retrial queues. 5th International Workshop on Retrial Queues. TMRC, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.


  1. A tandem network with blocking and a Markovian arrival process of disasters. 1st Madrid Conference on Queueing Theory. Madrid, Spain.
  2. (Invited talk) Analysis of a tandem queue with blocking and a MAP of disasters. International Conference on Stochastic Modelling. Cochin, India.


  1. Numerical analysis of multiserver retrial queues operating under a full access rule from the theory of continuous-time Markov processes of GI/M/1 type. 3rd International Workshop on Retrial Queues. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  2. Numerical analysis of multiserver retrial queues operating under a full access policy. Third International Conference on Matrix Analytic Methods in Stochastic Models. Leuven, Belgium.


  1. An algorithmic method for M/G/1 queues with negative arrivals and repeated attempts. Prague Stochastics’98. Prague, Czech Republic.
  2. Single-server retrial queues with negative arrivals. A regenerative approach. 1st International Workshop on Retrial Queues. Madrid, Spain.


  1. Some retrial queue graphs useful in maintenance management. European Workshop and Round Table on Maintenance Management. Lisbon, Portugal.


  1. A numerically stable recursive scheme to compute the limiting probabilities in M/G/1 clearing systems with repeated attempts. COMPSTAT’96, XII Symposium on Computational Statistics. Barcelona, Spain.
  2. (Invited talk) On single-server queues governed by a clearing mechanism and a secondary input of repeated attempts. International Conference on Stochastic Processes. Cochin, India.

Seminars & courses


  1. Simulación de datos para predicción de eventos climatológicos extremos y otros eventos de interés en Epidemiología, jointly with Fátima Palacio Rodríguez. Ciclo de Seminarios del Centro Nacional de Epidemiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain. Febrero 2020.


  1. Stochastic Models and Applications. SPOR Seminars & Courses, ICMAT, Madrid, Spain. January-February 2016.
  2. On the use of stochastic tools in genetics and epidemiology, jointly with M González Velasco. CorBi Foundation, A Coruña, Spain. July-August 2016.


  1. Heterogeneous contacts in stochastic SIS epidemics. BCAM Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Bilbao, Spain. April 2015.
  2. Modelización Markoviana de epidemias con individuos heterogéneos.  Departamento de Matemática Aplicada, UNED, Madrid, Spain. May 2015.


  1. An overview of retrial queues. Center for Mathematics and its Applications, IST-Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal. December 2008.


  1. Sojourn times in tandem queues with blocking through times until absorption in QBD processes. Department of Mathematics, University of Athens, Athens, Greece. September 2005.


  1. Redes de colas con bloqueo analizadas a través de técnicas analítico-matriciales. Departament of Statistics and OR, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain. January 2004.


  1. Numerical methods in the analysis of multiserver retrial queues. Laboratoire de Mathématiques Appliquées, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Pau, France. October 2003.