Luis Rocha received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering University of Porto in 2014. He has been a researcher at INESC TEC since 2010 and he is presently responsible for the research area of industrial manipulators in the Center for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems (CRIIS). He has published more than 40 papers in international scientific journals and conference proceedings. His main research interests are on the development of agile and human-centered industrial robotic systems, namely through the development of novel human-robot interaction solutions, robot programming procedures, and advanced perceptions systems. He has been the coordinator of the INESC team that participated in the following projects: H2020 MARI4_YARD, Xweld (H2020 Trinitiy Cascade Funding), AI4R.WELD (H2020 ZDMP Cascade Funding), Interreg POCTEC 2014-2020 Manufactur4.0, P2020 PRODUTECH4S&C and PRODUTECH-SIF.