Kobi Gal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and a Reader in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. His contributions to artificial intelligence include novel representations and algorithms for autonomous decision-making in heterogeneous groups comprising people and computational agents. They have been published in various highly refereed venues in artificial intelligence and in the learning and cognitive sciences. Among other awards, Gal is the recipient of the Wolf Foundation’s Krill Prize for Israeli scientists and a Marie Curie European Union International Fellowship. He is a Senior Member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.