Dr. Marga Marcos 
Dr. Marga Marcos is a professor in Automatic Control and Systems Engineering at the University of the Basque Country, where she was Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Engineering from 1990 to 1993.

She was chairman of the Automatic Control and Systems Engineering Department for more than 10 years (1995–2005). 

She has authored and co-authored more than 150 technical papers in international journals and conference proceedings. 

She has acted as the main researcher and researcher of more than 80 research projects funded by National and European R&D programmes.

She has carried out review work for various conferences and technical journals.

She has served on technical committees of IFAC (AARTC, WRTP, CC), IEEE (NBCS) and she has been a member of the European Control Association Council, the National Organizing Committee of IFAC Spain and Publication Co-Chair for the IEEE Control and Decision Conference (CDC2005).

She has been the General Co-Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Factory Automation 2010. 

Currently she acts as the Chair of the IFAC Technical Committee ‘Computer for Control’.

Her main research interests deal with the application of the Model Driven Engineering paradigm to industrial control systems and reconfigurable distributed applications and agent-based middleware.