Marco Manso - Security Expert

Marco Manso is Director of RNC Avionics (http://rnc-avionics.com) and IMG-S chairman (http://imgs-eu.org) and has more than 15 years of experience in the Security, Defence and Health markets, including more than 10 years in Executive and R&D Positions.  He provides Senior Strategic Consultancy to international businesses on innovation management, product roadmaps, access to risk finance and international partnerships.  

Since 2015, Marco Manso coordinates the H2020 Action NEXES (Next Generation Emergency Services, http://nexes.eu) a European project involving 17 partners. 

Marco Manso is Graduated in Electronics and Computer Sciences by the Technical University of Lisbon, MSc. in Information Warfare/Competitive Intelligence by the Portuguese Military Academy and PhD Student in Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Évora.  


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Successful Grants
  • Over the last 5 years, participated in more than 20 proposals that generated more than 50M€ in funding.
  • Successful coordination of 4 proposals in the security call (more than 20M€ in research funds).
  • Coordination and submission of 2 successful proposals for SME-Instrument phase 1.
  • Coordination and submission of 6 successful proposals in the UK on Health and Security.

Awards and Nominations
  • 2016 NATO 
    Nominated for the Scientific Achievement Award
Nominated for the NATO Scientific Achievement Award as member of the NATO IST-118:  SOA recommendations for Disadvantaged Grids
  • 2014 NATO  
    Scientific Achievement Award
Award received as member of the NATO SAS-085: C2 Agility and Requisite Maturity
  • 2012 Best Paper Award
17th ICCRTS, U.S.A.
Paper: "The Role of Social Media in Crisis:  A European Holistic Approach to the Adoption of Online and Mobile Communications in Crisis Response and Search and Rescue Efforts".
  • 2012 Nominated for Best Paper
17th ICCRTS, U.S.A.
Paper: "N2C2M2 Validation using abELICIT: Design and Analysis of ELICIT runs using software agents".


Contribution to Books
  • Integration, Interconnection, and Interoperability of IoT Systems. Springer 2017.  Contributor to chapter 9 (The Application of Telematics and Smart Devices in Emergencies)
  • Babak Akhgar, Simeon Yates. 2013. Strategic Intelligence Management. Butterworth-Heinemann. Contributor to chapter 9 (The Role of Social Media in Crisis).
  • NATO SAS-065. 2010. NATO NEC C2 Maturity Model. CCRP Publication Series.

White Paper Publications

Paper Publications

2017
  • Marco Manso, Manuele Barbieri, Raoul Pianca, Clemente Fuggini. Reusability of evidences among safety and security assessments in the Aviation domain. The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics (CYBCONF 2017). Exeter, England, UK, 21-23 June 2017.
  • Johnsen, Frank T.; Bloebaum, Trude H.; Alcaraz Calero, Jose Maria; Wang, Qi; Nightingale, James; Manso, Marco; Jansen, Norman.  WS-Notification Case Study and Experiment.  ICMCIS 2017, Oulu, Finland, May 15-16, 2017.
  • Manso M., Bezzeghoud M. and Caldeira B. Design and Evaluation of a High Throughput Seismic Sensor Network. Tools for Planning, Deployment and Assessment. 6th International Conference on Sensor Networks SENSORNETS, Porto, Portugal, 19 to 21 February 2017.
  • Evangelos Sdongos, Anastasia Bolovinou, Manolis Tsogas, Angelos Amditis, Barbara Guerra, Marco Manso. Next Generation Automated Emergency Calls.  IEEE CCNC (Globe-IoT 2017), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. January 8-11, 2017
2016
  • Manso M., Bezzeghoud and Caldeira, B. 2016. Design and Implementation of a Network Enabled High-Throughput MEMs-based Seismic Sensor. Workshop On Earth Sciences. Évora, Portugal, 8th to 10th December 2016.  9th Spanish-Portuguese Assembly of Geodesy and Geophysics, Madrid, Spain, 28th to 30th June 2016.
  • Manso M., Bezzeghoud, M., Borges, J. and Caldeira, B. Low-Power Low-Cost Sensor Platform for Seismic and Environmental Monitoring. 9th Spanish-Portuguese Assembly of Geodesy and Geophysics, Madrid, Spain, 28th to 30th June 2016.
  • MANSO, Marco et al. The Application of Telematics and Smart Devices in Emergencies: Use Cases in Next Generation Emergency Services. IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), April 4-6, Berlin, Germany, 2016.
  • NIGHTINGALE, J. et al. Reliable Full Motion Video Services in Disadvantaged Tactical Radio Networks.  International Conference on Military Communications and Information Systems. ICMCIS, 23rd - 24th May, Brussels, Belgium, 2016.
2015
  • MANSO, Marco et al. "SOA and Wireless Mobile Networks in the Tactical Domain: Results from Experiments".  MILCOM October 26-28, Tampa U.S.A., 2015.
  • Georgios Mantzouris, Periklis Papadopoulos, Nikitas Nikitakos, Marco Manso, Alexander Bordetsky, Zacharias Sarris, Garik Markarian, Kyriakos I. Kourousis. 2015. "Picosatellites for Maritime Security Applications – The Lambdasat Case". Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management. VOL 7, NO 4. OCT./DEC. 2015
  • MANTZOURIS, Georgios, Periklis Papadopoulos, Nikitas Nikitakos, Marco Manso, Garik Markarian. "Experiments on Pico-Satellites for Maritime Security Applications". 20th ICCRTS Proceedings, 2015.
  • IST-118 Group (PoC Marco MANSO), "SOA Experiments on Wireless Broadband Mobile Networks in the Tactical Domain".  20th ICCRTS Proceedings, 2015.
2014 and older
  • BABAK, Akhgar, FORTUNE, Dave, HAYES, Richard E., MANSO, Bárbara and MANSO, Marco. "Social Media in Crisis Events: Open Networks and Collaboration Supporting Disaster Response and Recovery". Paper presented at the 13th Annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Boston, USA, 12-14 November 2013.
  • HAYES, Margaret, HAYES, Richard, MANSO, Bárbara and MANSO, Marco. "Social Media in Underdeveloped and Degraded Environments".  Paper presented at the 18th ICCRTS, Alexandria, USA, 19-21 June 2013.
  • ALBERTS, David S.  BERNIER, Francois, CHAN, Kevin and MANSO, Marco. C2 Approaches: Looking for the Sweet Spot. Paper presented at the 18th ICCRTS, Alexandria, USA, 19-21 June 2013.
  • BERNIER, Francois, ALBERTS, David S., and MANSO, Marco.  International Multi-Experimentation Analysis on C2 Agility.  Paper presented at the 18th ICCRTS, Alexandria, USA, 19-21 June 2013.
  • MANSO, Marco. “N2C2M2 Validation using abELICIT: Design and Analysis of ELICIT runs using software agents” Paper presented at the 17th ICCRTS, Fairfax, USA, 19-21 June 2012.
  • ALBERTS, David S., MANSO, Marco. "Operationalizing and Improving C2 Agility: Lessons from Experimentation” Paper presented at the 17th ICCRTS, Fairfax, USA, 19-21 June 2012.
  • MANSO, Marco and MANSO, Bárbara.  "The Role of Social Media in Crisis:  A European Holistic Approach to the Adoption of Online and Mobile Communications in Crisis Response and Search and Rescue Efforts" Paper presented at the 17th ICCRTS, Fairfax, USA, 19-21 June 2012.  Received the Best Paper Award.
  • CHORAS M., MANSO M., PUCHALSKI D., Kozik R., SAMP K. "Online Social Networks: Emerging Security and Safety Applications", In: Image Processing and Communication Challenges 4, Advances in Intelligent and Systems and Computing, AISC 184, 291-302, Springer, 2012.
  • MANSO, Marco, SILVA, Hugo .G., and BEZZEGHOUD, Mourad. PLASMA - A high-performing and open platform for the integration of heterogeneous sensor networks. Fifth Meeting of Post-Graduation in Physics and Earth Sciences of University of Évora. 21-22 September 2011.
  • MANSO, Marco and MOFFAT, James. Defining and Measuring Cognitive-Entropy and Cognitive Self-Synchronization. Paper presented at the 16th ICCRTS, Quebec, Canada, June 21–23, 2011.
  • H. G. Silva, M. Bezzeghoud, J. P. Rocha, P. F. Biagi, M. Tlemçani, R. N. Rosa, M. A. Salgueiro da Silva, J. F. Borges, B. Caldeira, A. H. Reis, and M. Manso. "Seismo-electromagnetic phenomena in the western part of the Eurasia-Nubia plate boundary", Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 1–8, 2011.
  • Silva, H. G. , M. Bezzeghoud, P. F. Biagi, M. Tlemçani, R. N. Rosa, A. H. Reis, M. A. Salgueiro da Silva, B. Caldeira, J. F. Borges, and M. Manso, 2010, Seismo-electromagnetic phenomena in tectonically active regions, Proceedings book of the 8th Congress of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering – SISMICA2010.
  • Martins, M.; Casimiro, R.P.; Goncalves, S.; Rodrigues, A.; Captivo, M.E.; Gonçalves, G.; Sousa, J.; Calado, J.; Manso, M.; Lopes, J.; Freitas, J.C.; Abreu, M.A.; Bezzeghoud, M.; Salgado, R. "SAFE-PORT: An approach to port surveillance and protection". WaterSide Security 2nd International Conference, Marina di Carrara, Italy, 3-5 November 2010.
  • MANSO, Bárbara, MANSO, Marco. N2C2M2 Know the Network, Knit the Network: Applying SNA to N2C2 Maturity Model Experiments, 15th ICCRTS: The Evolution of C2, Santa Monica, USA, 22-24 June 2010.
  • MANSO, Marco, MANSO, Bárbara. N2C2M2 Experimentation and Validation: Understanding Its C2 Approaches and Implications, 15th ICCRTS: The Evolution of C2, Santa Monica, USA, 22-24 June 2010.
  • MANSO, Marco, NUNES, Paulo. ELICIT and the Future C2: Theoretical Foundations for the Analysis of ELICIT Experiments, 13th ICCRTS: C2 for Complex Endeavors, Seattle, USA, 17-19 June 2008.