José Lima received the M.Sc. and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering on Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, Portugal in 2001 and 2009. He joined the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança in 2002, and currently he is a Coordinator Professor and head of the Electrical Engineering Department of that school. He is also a vice coordinator of the Research Centre in Digitalization and Intelligent Robotics, and Member of the coordination council of the Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems group of the INESC TEC (Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto, Portugal). He has published more than 150 papers in international scientific journals and conference proceedings. In addition, he participated and juried some autonomous mobile robotics competitions and developed industrial applications. Moreover, his research interests are in the field of mobile robotics, simulation and IoT. He participated as researcher or PI in some national, FP7 and H2020 funded projects. He supervised more than 60 Master degree students and is actually supervising 8 PhD.