Francisco Azuaje is a reader at the University of Ulster and was formerly a lecturer at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. A Senior Member of the IEEE, he has several editorial board memberships in journals relevant to biomedical informatics and bioinformatics. Dr. Azuaje has co-edited other two books relevant to the areas of bioinformatics and systems biology. He received his B.Sc. in electronic engineering from Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela and his Ph.D. in artificial intelligence and medical informatics from the University of Ulster, U.K.