Jordi Solé-Casals received the Ph.D. degree with European label in 2000, and the B.Sc. degree in Telecommunications in 1995, both from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona; and the B.Hum in 2010 from the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Barcelona. In 1994 he joined the Department of Engineering of the University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia, where he was the Director (2010-2012), and is currently Full Professor. He is the head of the Data and Signal Processing Research Group (DSP, UVic-UCC) since 2012. He was Visiting Research/Scientist with the GIPSA Lab. in Grenoble (France), LABSP-RIKEN and RIKEN-AIP in Tokyo (Japan), Brain Mapping Unit in Cambridge (UK) and the College of Artificial Intelligence, Nankai University (China). Currently he continues the relationships with these laboratories. His research interests are in signal processing specially in the biomedical field (EEG, fMRI, speech, handwritten, biometric applications), machine learning/deep learning and statistical modelling for applied sciences.