Todor Ganchev is the Titular Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the founding Head of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Technical University of Varna. He has been involved in over 30 national and international RTD projects, focused on applying signal processing and machine learning methods in Biometrics, Bioacoustics, and Human-Machine Interaction. Prof. Ganchev currently serves as the Vice-Rector of Research at TU-Varna (mandate 2019-2023). Since 2010 he has been a Senior Member of IEEE. Currently, he serves as the Treasurer of the IEEE Bulgaria Section (mandate 2020-2023).