John-John is currently an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Qatar University. Over the years, his work focus has been on assistive and social robotics for therapy of children with autism, lifelike prosthetics, bioinspired tactile sensing and human-robotic touch and gestures. He mentored the winner teams at the 2014-2016 Microsoft Imagine Cup, Qatar national finals, in Innovation Category. He has 90+ publications (books, journal articles, conference papers) and more than 10 patent applications and disclosures. His works have been featured by the BBC, MIT Technology Review, Popular Science and The Peninsula Qatar. Previously, John-John was an Assistant Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, National University of Singapore. Cabibihan received his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy.