Dr Carlos Gershenson is a full time research professor at theUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México, afull time researcher,and a leaderof theSelf-organizing Systems LabHe is currently a Visiting Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Northeastern UniversityHe has a broad variety of academic interests, includingself-organizing systems, complexity, artificial life, information, evolution, cognition, artificial societies, and philosophy.