Martin Gebser is professor for Production Systems at the University of Klagenfurt and Graz University of Technology. He received his PhD from the University of Potsdam in 2011, where he worked on theoretical and practical aspects of declarative problem solving methods. Martin contributes to the development of state-of-the-art solving systems in the area of knowledge representation and reasoning. His work on applications of modern solving technology addresses planning and scheduling, product configuration, system design, etc. Martin serves the scientific community as area editor and editorial board member for research journals and as chair or program committee member for international conferences, workshops, doctoral colloquia and system competitions.