Yves Rybarczyk received his Ph.D. degree in Robotics from the University of Evry, France, in 2004. His teaching and research activities focus on Human-Machine Interaction and Artificial Intelligence. He was the assistant professor at the Nova University of Lisbon, between 2007 and in 2015. Then, he moved to South America where he held a position of associate professor and head of the Intelligent & Interactive Systems Lab at the Universidad de Las Américas, until 2019. Currently, he is the associate professor at the University of Skövde, Sweden. He has participated in several projects on the modeling and development of complex and interactive systems. He is the author of over 80 scientific publications. Prof. Rybarczyk is a member of the steering committee of the International Summer Workshops on Multimodal Interfaces and member of the editorial board of IEEE Latin America Transactions.