Johan Hoffman is a Professor of Numerical Analysis at KTH in Stockholm. He received his PhD from Chalmers University, was a Postdoc Fellow at New York University, and he has been a visiting researcher at Oxford University, University of Chicago, Stanford University, University of Heidelberg, UPC Barcelona and the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. He is on the editorial board of the SIAM Computational Science and Engineering book series, and he is an External Scientific Member of the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics in Bilbao. His research in scientific computing and computational mechanics is supported by high profile grants from the European Research Council, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research and the Swedish Research Council, and he is a co-founder of the FEniCS open source software project. Current activities include interdisciplinary collaboration with industry and society, focused on renewable energy, urban planning and biomedicine.