Andrea Roli is assistant professor at Università di Bologna. His research areas are Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems, with focus on biological models, biorobotics, collective intelligence and metaheuristics. His main current research activities are gene regulation models for robot control and information theory techniques for the analysis of complex systems dynamics. Andrea Roli teaches courses in computer science basics, artificial intelligence and complex systems. He is member of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA). He collaborates with IRIDIA (Institut de Recherches Interdisciplinaires et de Développements en Intelligence Artificialle), Université libre de Bruxelles and with the Namur Center for Complex Systems (NAXYS).