Imre J. Rudas graduated from Bánki Donát Polytechnic, Budapest in 1971, received the Master Degree in Mathematics from the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, the Ph.D. in Robotics from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1987, while the Doctor of Science degree from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2004. He received Doctor Honoris Causa degree from the Technical University of Košice, Slovakia, from “Polytechnica” University of Timisoara, Romania, from Óbuda University, and from Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. He was awarded by the Honorary Professor title of Wroclaw University of Technology in 2013. He is active as a full university professor. He served as the President of Budapest Tech from 2003 till 2010. He was the founder of Óbuda University, the successor of Budapest Tec and was elected as the first President in the period 2010-2014. He served as the President of the Hungarian Rector’s Conference and member of European University Association in 2008. Now he is the Head of the Steering Committee of the University Research and Innovation Center. He has been the president of the Central European Living Lab for Intelligent Robotics since 2014. He is a Fellow of IEEE, Senior AdCom member of Industrial Electronics Society (IES), he served IES as a Vice-President in 2000-2001. He was elected as the Vice-President for Membership and Student Activities in IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics Society for the period 2015-2016. He is the Senior Past Chair of IEEE Hungary Section. He served IFSA (International Fuzzy System Association) as Vice-President and Treasurer for a period of 7 years; he had been the President of Hungarian Fuzzy Association for ten years. He had been the Vice-President of the Hungarian Academy of Engineers for four years. He serves as an associate editor of some scientific journals, including IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, member of editorial board of Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence, Editor-in-Chief of Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, member of various national and international scientific committees. He is the founder of the IEEE International Conference Series on Intelligent Engineering Systems (INES), IEEE International Conference on Computational Cybernetics (ICCC), IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Informatics (CINTI, since 2000), IEEE International Symposium on Machine Intelligence and Informatics (SAMI, since 2003), IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Informatics (SISY, since 2003), IEEE International Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence and Informatics (SACI, since 2004), IEEE International Symposium on Logistics and Industrial Informatics (LINDI, since 2007). He has served as General Chair and Program Chair of numerous scientific international conferences. His present areas of research activities are Computational Cybernetics, Robotics, Cloud Robotics, Internet of Anything, Soft Computing, Fuzzy Control and Fuzzy Sets. He has edited and/or published 22 three books, published more than 800 papers in international scientific journal, conference proceedings and book chapters, and received more than 2500 citations.