Jainendra Shukla completed his Ph.D. in excellent grades with Industrial Doctorate Distinction and International Doctorate Distinction from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV), Spain in 2018. He is the recipient of the prestigious Industrial Doctorate research grant by AGAUR, Government of Spain in 2014. He is enthusiastic about empowering machines with emotional intelligence and adaptive interaction ability that can improve the quality of life in health and social care. His research has been disseminated in several journals and conferences of international reputation, including CHI, IMWUT/UbiComp, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing. He co-developed the first-ever MOOC course on Affective Computing for NPTEL [https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc23_cs36/preview] and is currently leading the European Education and Culture Executive Agency funded project Capacity Building in Robotics & Autonomous Systems in India (IRAS-HUB) [https://iiitd.ac.in/iras-hub/] as the PI. Earlier, he obtained his M.Tech. degree in Information Technology with Specialization in Robotics from Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (IIIT-A) in 2012 and a B.E. degree in Information Technology from the University of Mumbai in First Class with Distinction in 2009.