Maria Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer is a full Professor of Bioengineering at the Fotonic and Bioengineering Department of the Telecommunication Engineering Faculty at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM); she is the director of LifeSTech research group, she is the Director of the Vodafone Chair and Director of Latinamerican Affairs at the same University. Prof. Arredondo has been Principal Researcher of more than 50 Granted Scientific & Technical Projects and EU-funded Projects dealing with Ambient Intelligence applied to the social and healthcare sector environments. Especially, in the areas of: advanced and smart graphical user interfaces and human factors evaluation; systems and services for people with special needs; mobile access to information services; tele-psychiatry, homecare; and intelligent biomedical clothes. Currently, she is leading the UPM participation in some of the most challenging projects funded by the EU in the 7th FP in the area of Ambient Assisted Living. Moreover, she is the author of 10 books and more than 300 scientific papers.