Adrián Fernández-Rodríguez was born in 1988 in Madrid, Spain. He received the Industrial Engineering degree from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, in 2012. In 2015, he receive the Official Master's Degree in Research in Engineering Systems Modeling and his PhD in November 2018, both from Comillas Pontifical University. He is currently a researcher in the Railways Research Group of the Institute for Research in Technology, Comillas Pontifical University. His research interest includes train simulation, energy efficiency in railway operation and nature inspired optimisation.