Dr Francesc Pozo received the degree in Mathematics from the University of Barcelona (UB), Spain, in 2000 and PhD in Applied Mathematics in 2005 from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain. He is currently with the Department of Applied Mathematics III and the College of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (EUETIB) (since 2000) at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTECH, Barcelona, Spain, where he belongs to the research group Control, Dynamics and Applications (www-ma3.upc.edu/codalab). He is also a teaching collaborator at the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). His research interests include modelling, dynamics, control theory and applications, particularly in civil engineering, like vibration control of structures. Dr Pozo, currently an Associate Professor, has published over 20 papers on these topics.