Roland Bouffanais is Associate Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design. His research focuses on the interdisciplinary intersections of complexity, network science, control theory, machine learning, and multi-agent systems. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in top scientific journals and conference proceedings. He authored Design and Control of Swarm Dynamics. He received his PhD from EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland) in computational science for which he was awarded the IBM Research Prize in Computational Sciences (2008), and the ERCOFTAC Da Vinci Award Silver Medal (2007).