Research Professor and Director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute at the Spanish National Research Council (IIIA-CSIC, Bellaterra, Spain). He holds a PhD in physics from the Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse, a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. He is also a numerary member of the Institute of Catalan Studies. He currently researches reasoning by analogy, machine learning techniques for humanoid robots, and artificial intelligence applied to music, and has published around 300 scientific papers in these fields. In 2017, he published the popular science book Inteligencia artificial within the «Qué sabemos de» collection (Los Libros de la Catarata).