Snezhana Kostova received her MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University, Rouse (1982), M.Sc. of Applied Mathematics and Informatics at the Technical University of Sofia (1983) and PhD on Control Systems from the the Institute of Control and System Research (ICSR), Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (2002). She habilitated as an Associate Professor in – Application of Principles and Methods of Cybernetics in Different Areas of Science in 2007. From 2007 to 2010 she was Associate Professor at ICSR-BAS and since 2010 she is Associate Professor at the Institute of Systems Engineering and Robotics of BAS (ISER-BAS). Snezhana Kostova is the (co)author of over 50 publications in journals and conference proceedings. Her research interests include theory and applications of dynamic systems, positive systems, modelling, optimisation and robotics.