Ricardo Rodriguez Jorge received his Ph.D. from the Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in 2012. He is an Assistant Professor/ Researcher in the Faculty of Science, Department of Informatics, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Czech Republic. His research interests mainly focus on time series prediction, signal processing, artificial neural networks, adaptive control systems, pattern recognition, mechatronics, and artificial intelligence. He serves as Associate Editor of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing published by Taylor & Francis (Master Journal List) and also on several peer-reviewed international journal Editorial Boards like International Journal DYNA published by DYNA Engineering & Industry (Master Journal List). He has participated in nearly 45 international conferences/workshops as technical program committee, and he has also participated as a reviewer in about 52 conferences. He has (co-) authored more than 45 book chapters, journal and international conference papers. Dr. Rodriguez has been keynote speaker in national and international conferences, as well as he gave many invited talks. Currently, his research papers are referenced by other research works all over the world. In 2012 one of his papers earned the 2nd place in a conference in Czech TechnicalUniversity in Prague, Czech Republic. Furthermore, he earned the 1st place in a conference in Krakow University of Technology, Poland. In 2013, one of his coauthored papers earned the best paper award presented in the 6thInternational Conference on Research, in the Computer Science field. In 2017 Dr. Rodriguez has been incorporated as a member of the research group: Mechatronics that is awarded by PRODEP as (Consolidated research group). He has served as General Chair of the Eigth International Conference on the Applications of Digital Information and Web Technologies (ICADIWT 2017) to be held in Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez in Mexico.