Ignacio Rojas received the B.Sc. degree in electronic physics in 1992 and the Ph.D. degree in Intelligent Systems with honors in 1996, both from the University of Granada, Spain. He has been visiting professor at the University of Dortmund (Germany) at the Department of Electrical Engineering, as a visiting researcher with the BISC Group of Prof. L.Zadeh, University of California, Berkeley and as visiting professor at the Muenster University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He is currently Full Professor with the Department of Computer Architecture and Computer Technology, University of Granada, member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and Secretary of the IEEE Spanish Regional Interest Group of the Neural Networks Council. His research interests include hybrid system, hardware-software implementation, combination of intelligent system for adaptive control, self-organizing neuro-fuzzy systems, neural networks, time series forecasting, data mining and architectures for complex optimization problems, and bioinformatics and biomedical applications.