José Luís Sousa de Magalhães Lima(male) received the M.Sc. and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering on Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, Portugal in 2001 and 2009. He joined the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança in 2002, and currently he is a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of that school. He is also a senior researcher in Centre for Robotics in Industry and Intelligent Systems group of the INESC-TEC (Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto, Portugal). He has published more than 70 papers in international scientific journals and conference proceedings. In addition, he participated in some autonomous mobile robotics competitions and applications. Moreover, his research interests are in the field of robotics and automation: simulation, path planning, artificial vision, mobile robot localization and navigation, obstacle avoidance and perception. He participated in some national, FP7 and H2020 funded projects such as Produtech, Grace, Arum, Carlos, Stamina and ColRobot.