Dr. García-Varea is an Associate Professor at UCLM. He is an active member of the SIMD (Intelligent System and Data Mining) Lab at the I3A Institute, where he is leading the Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Autonomous Robotics (AR) research lines. He has supervised 3 PhD Thesis, two in the field of NLP and one in AR, and more than 15 MSc Theses in the same fields. He is the author of more than 70 scientific and educational publications, and is in charge of the Open-Source Software Office at the Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Informática at the UCLM. Dr. Varea leads industry linkages and advises students for training placement at open source software projects and developments.