Ricardo Marín has a degree in industrial and automatic electronic engineering and in business administration and management, as well as a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). He has carried out academic research work related to computational modeling of biological processes associated with areas such as electrocardiography and neurodegenerative diseases. He has recently joined the Automated Biofoundries and Smart Biomanufacturing research line at AI2 Institute, Universitat Politècnica de València, to contribute to the development of machine learning and automated Design-Build-Test-Learn (DBTL) engineering solutions for sustainable biofoundries. His main professional and research interest is the application of mathematical and computational formalisms to the understanding and improvement of biochemistry, synthetic biology, and metabolic processes. Additional interests include reading fiction and non-fiction, popular science podcasts, sports, music, philosophy, films, and video game programming and design.