Dr. Isabel Barbancho was born in Malaga (Spain). She received her degree in Telecommunications Engineering and her Ph.D. degree from University of Málaga (UMA) in 1993 and 1998, respectively. In 1994, she also received a degree in Piano Teaching from the Málaga Conservatoire of Music. Since 1994, she has been with the Department of Communications Engineering at UMA as an Assistant and then Associate Professor. She received the Severo Ochoa Award in Science & Technology, Ateneo de Málaga-UMA in 2009 and the \Premio Málaga de Investigación 2011\ Award from the Academies \Bellas Artes de San Telmo\ and \Malagueña de Ciencias\ and funded by Cajamar.. She has been the main researcher in several research projects on polyphonic transcription, optical music recognition, music information retrieval and intelligent content management. Her research interests include musical acoustics, signal processing, multimedia applications, audio content analysis, machine learning and serious games.