Yasser Omar (Dell EMC, Distinguished Award for Academic Alliance 2015 and 2017) received his PhD from Cairo University, Faculty of Engineering in 2006. He worked for more than 15 years as a system developer for distinguished software companies in Egypt. He made the switch to academia in 2012 and has worked as a lecturer for universities around the world. Currently, he works in INSA-Rouen Lab France in social robotic research. Dr. Omar has published more than 30 peer-reviewed papers in highly-recognized journals and conferences.