Dr. Anastasiia O. Krushynska is an assistant professor at the Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands leading the Metamechanics group (www.metamechanics.net). The group studies the field of Advanced Materials and their applications in Acoustics, Medicine, Soft Robotics, etc. Dr. Krushynska published more than 45 papers in leading international journals, including Advanced Functional Materials, Physical Review Letters, Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, New Journals of Physics, Scientific Reports, etc., and has two patents. She received several individual fellowships and Young Researcher’s awards, serves as an associate editor and guest editor in more than seven journals, and is a reviewer for more than 50 journals and three international conferences. She is a Committee Member and Remote Evaluator for national and international funding agencies, including European Commission, Dutch Funding Agency, Swiss National Science Foundation, and French National Research Agency.