Dr. Aimé Peláiz Barranco is a professor in the Physics Faculty, Havana University, Cuba. Her activities range from teaching,to advising undergraduate and graduate students and doing high quality research. She is one of the leaders in the development of ferroelectric and antiferroelectric materials research in Cuba. She has authored several scientific papers in refereed journals and presented an important number of research works at national and international conferences. Her results have been recognized in Cuba and worldwide through several awards, such as TWOWS Award for Young Women Scientists in Physics/Mathematics (2010) and TWAS-ROLAC Award for Young Scientists in Physics (2011). She is the international coordinator of the Latin American Network of Ferroelectrics Materials.