Ivan Serina is aggregate professor (ricercatore) in Information Processing Systems at the Dept. of Information Engineering of the University of Brescia, Italy. In 1995 he received his degree in Computer Science at the University of Milan with full marks and honours. Since 1997 he has been a member of the Artificial Intelligence Research Group at the University of Brescia, headed by Professor Alfonso Gerevini, working on various topics such as Plan Generation and Adaptation through Local and Systematic Search Techniques. In 2000 he received his PhD degree in Computer Science Engineering at the University of Brescia and in 2003 he has received a Marie Curie Fellowship in the field of Planning and Scheduling at the Department of Computer and Information Sciences of the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow). He worked at the Faculty of Education of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano from 2008 to 2012. He participated in the 3rd International Planning Competition (2002) with LPG, a planner developed with Professor Alfonso Gerevini that was awarded for "Distinguished performance of the first order"; he participated in the 4th International Planning Competition (2004) with LPG-td, a planner developed with Professor Alfonso Gerevini and Ing. Alessandro Saetti that was awarded for its performance in temporal and numeric domains. He was Senior Member of the Program Committee of IJCAI-11 (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence) and Co-chair with Neil Yorke-Smith (American University of Beirut, Lebanon and SRI International, USA) of the ICAPS-2010 Exhibits and Demonstrations Session. Currently, he is Member of the Program Committees of AAAI 2016, ICAPS 2016, IJCAI 2016 and co-chair of IPS 2015. Ivan Serina is author or co-author of more than 60 published reviewed papers in various fields of Artificial Intelligence. Research interests: Planning, E-Learning, Learning Objects, Artificial Intelligence, Case-Based Planning, Autonomous Agents, Neural Networks, Knowledge Representation, Knowledge-based systems, Operating Systems.