Francisco Chinesta is currently Professor of computational physics at the Ecole Centrale of Nantes (France), researcher at the High Performance Computing Institute. He was AIRBUS Group chair professor and he is at present ESI Group chair professor. He is fellow of the “Institut Universitaire de France”, Fellow of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering. He received many scientific awards in four different fields (bio-engineering, material forming processes, rheology and computational mechanics). He is author of 230 papers in peer-reviewed international journals. He is president of the French association of computational mechanics (CSMA) and director of the CNRS research group (GdR) on model order reduction techniques for engineering sciences. He is editor and associate editor of many journals.