Dr. Mayora obtained his Ph. D. at DIBE, University of Genoa, Italy in 2000. In the same year, he joined the Advance Interactive Systems Laboratory at VTT Electronics in Oulu, Finland, as an ERCIM Visiting Research Fellow. In August 2001 he was appointed Associate Professor at Tecnológico de Monterrey and Head of the Graduate Program in Computer Science in January 2002. Dr. Mayora is member of the Mexican National Research System (SNI-level 1) and is Senior Member of the ACM and SIG-CHI. He is the former president of ACM SIG-CHI for Mexico. He has participated as general chair of various conferences and is founder of Pervasive Health Conference, and Latin American Conference on HCI. Dr. Mayora has published several papers in International Conferences and Journals, participated as Guest Editor of special issues of Journals such as IEEE Intelligent Systems, EURASIP Signal Processing, Springer MONET and IMIA Journal on Methods of Information in Medicine. Dr. Mayora has coordinated projects in FP6 and FP7. Currently he is involved in projects in the topic of pervasive healthcare and assistive technologies (such as FP7 MONARCA on technologies for supporting Bipolar Disorder management where he is the Scientific Project Coordinator, FP7 INTERSTRESS on technologies for managing psychological stress and other projects at national level such as Ambient Aware Assistant –A3- and Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation-OTR). He is coordinator of a recently funded MARIE CURIE Projectr called UBIHEALTH putting together researchers from Europe, USA, China and Latin America and is part of a recently funded project REHAB4LIFE starting in Fall 2012. Since September 2004, Dr. Mayora is the head of Ubiquitous Interaction Group in CREATE-NET research center in Trento, Italy and adjunct professor of at the University of Trento (Faculty of Cognitive Sciences, Interfaces and Communication Technology Program).