Luis Alcalá
PhD in Geological Sciences (Palaeontology) from the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) and Managing Director of the Science Park Consortium (Granada). He was the Director of the Fundación Conjunto Paleontológico de Teruel-Dinópolis from 2002 to 2021. He was the principal investigator of five palaeontology projects of the Spanish National Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation. He has collaborated with the General Directorate of Scientific and Technical Research of the State Secretariat for Research, Development and Innovation of the Spanish Government in the field of palaeontology and stratigraphy and with the National Research Agency. He has participated in the description of 34 new taxa of extinct vertebrates (including 15 dinosaurs). He has supervised five doctoral theses in palaeontology and numerous palaeontological activities in the province of Teruel and in Peninj (Tanzania). He is President of the Spanish Association of Museums and Science and Technology Centres and former President of the Spanish Society of Palaeontology.

This monograph summarises a variety of contributions on dinosaurs, including contributions on dinodiversity documentation.