Short bio

Dr. Edgar Lopez-Rojas is working as Fraud Analytics Expert at Simudyne in London, UK. Edgar obtained his PhD in Computer Science at Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden (2016). His research area concerns “Computational and Simulation Methods for Fighting Financial Fraud”. His work is well documented in more than 20 peer reviewed scientific publications since 2012. As a result of his research, several practitioners, researchers and fraud fighter enthusiast are now able to reach synthetic datasets and simulators of financial fraud such as the PaySim, RetSim and BankSim simulators. Some other related topics within the research field are: Information Security, Multi-Agent Based Simulation, Intrusion Detection, Machine Learning techniques with applied Visualisation in the domain of retail stores, mobile payments and Anti Money Laundering (AML) for financial transactions. Edgar has previously worked as a researcher at the Digital Forensics group at NTNU in Gjøvik, Norway (2017-2019). He was also part of the ISO Standards Norge committee for Fintech SN/K 250 “Bank and Financial Services” and reviewer in several conferences and journals.