Matej Hoffmann received his Mgr. (M.S.) degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, in 2006. He has completed his Ph.D. studies at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, University of Zurich in 2012. His main research interest is embodied cognition. In particular, he is interested in the mechanisms underlying body representations and sensorimotor contingencies in humans and their implications for increasing the autonomy, resilience and robustness of robots. He has participated to several EU-funded projects (Locomorph, EU COG II and III, eSMCs).