Ahmed Chemori received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees, both in automatic control from Polytechnic Institute of Grenoble, France, in 2001 and 2005 respectively. During the year 2004/2005 he has been a Research and Teaching assistant at Laboratoire de Signaux et Systèmes (LSS – Centrale Supelec) and University Paris 11. Then he joined Gipsa-Lab (Former LAG) as a CNRS postdoctoral researcher. He is currently a senior research scientist in Automatic control and Robotics for the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), at the Montpellier Laboratory of Computer Science, Robotics and Microelectronics (LIRMM). His research interests include nonlinear (adaptive and predictive) control and their real-time applications in different fields of robotics (underactuated robotics, parallel robotics, underwater robotics, humanoid robotics and wearable robotics). He is the author of more than 100 scientific publications, including international journals, patents, book chapters and international conferences. He co-supervised 17 PhD theses (including 8 defended) and more than 40 Master theses. He served as associate editor and IPC/TPC member for different international conferences and journals. He organized different scientific events like PKM’16, PKM’18 Summer School and WIR’17, Robo-Rehab’19 workshops. He has been a visiting researcher/professor at different institutions including : NTNU – Norway, Tohoku University – Japan, EPFL – Switzerland, TUT – Estonia, HUST and UPC – China, CINVESTAV – Mexico, UPT – Mexico, UMC – Algeria, Chiang Mai University – Thailand, KAUST – Saudi Arabia, ENIT and ENSIT – Tunisia, etc. He has also delivered various plenary/keynote lectures at different international conferences.