Benjamín Pla got his Ph.D. in 2009 and his professional career has been associated to the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) where he is currently Full Professor. His research activities are focused on the control of propulsion systems with the purpose of defining strategies that minimize energy consumption and environmental impact. B. Pla is co-author of more than 100 publications in specialist forums and leads the activities on Control at the Research Institute CMT-Motores Térmicos.