Eric Medvet is an Associate Professor in Computer Engineering at the Department of Engineering and Architecture of University of Trieste, Italy. He founded and leads the Evolutionary Robotics and Artificial Life lab (ERALlab); he is the co-founder and co-head of the Machine Learning Lab. His research activities include evolutionary computation, artificial life, embodied intelligence, and machine learning applications. He is a member of the program committee of the most important conferences on evolutionary computation. He authored and co-authored more than 130 peer-reviewed articles on international journals or conferences. He was a recipient of the Google Faculty Research Award 2020.