Fabio A. González, PhD. is a full Professor at the Department of Computing Systems and Industrial Engineering at the National University of Colombia, where he leads the Machine Learning, Perception and Discovery Lab (MindLab). He earned a Computing Systems Engineer degree and a MSc in Mathematics degree from the National University of Colombia, and a MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Memphis. His research work revolves around machine learning and its applications in information retrieval, computer vision, natural language understanding and biomedical image analysis, with a particular focus on the representation, indexing and automatic analysis of multimodal data (data encompassing different types of information: textual, visual, signals, etc.).