Ricardo López-Ruiz, MS, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Science, University of Zaragoza, Spain. He is also an associate researcher in Complex Systems at the School of Mathematics, University of Zaragoza. Previously, he worked as a lecturer at the University of Navarra, the Public University of Navarra, and UNED Calatayud, all in Spain. He completed his postdoc with Prof. Yves Pomeau at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, and with Prof. Gabriel Mindlin at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. His areas of interest include statistical complexity and nonlinear models, chaotic maps and applications, multiagent systems, econophysics, big data, and artificial intelligence techniques.