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Sascha Ossowski is a Full Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the Centre for Intelligent Information Technologies (CETINIA) at University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. Formerly, he was an HCM/TMR research fellow at the AI Department of Technical University of Madrid. He obtained his MSc degree in Informatics from the University of Oldenburg (Germany) in 1993, and received a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from UPM in 1997. Prof. Ossowski has been principal investigator on numerous research grants and contracts in the field of advanced software systems, funded by the regional, national and European bodies. He has authored more than 200 research papers, focusing on the application of Artificial Intelligence techniques to real world problems in domains such as m-Health, Transportation Management, or Smart Grids. Recently, he has been particularly active in the field of Multiagent Systems and the Semantic Web. He is co-editor of more than 20 books, proceedings, and special issues of international journals. He belongs to the board of directors of the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS), and is a member of the steering committee of the ACM Annual Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC). He has been the chair of COST Action IC0801 on Agreement Technologies, and was co-founder and first chair of the board of directors of the European Association for Multiagent Systems (EURAMAS), which runs the yearly editions of the European Workshop on Multiagent Systems (EUMAS) as well as the European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS). He also serves as a member of the editorial board for several international journals, and acts as programme committee member for numerous international conferences and workshops.