Dr. Yasar Ayaz holds a PhD specializing in Robotics and Machine Intelligence from Tohoku University, Japan. He is the Founder and Deputy Head of Pakistan’s first Department of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at NUST. He is the author of numerous highly cited international publications in research journals and conferences. His work on Robot Navigation and Humanoid Robotics in particular has been cited by leading universities in more than 11 countries. In recognition of his contributions to research and academics in the area of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Dr Yasar’s biography will also be appearing in Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2013, Berkley, USA. He is Awarded President’s Gold Medal for being the Overall Best Teacher of NUST (Pakistan) for the year 2012 and was Included in the list of Top 100 Educators of the World 2013 by International Biographical Center of Cambridge, UK.