George C. Alexandropoulos (S’07–M’10–SM’15) received the Diploma degree in Computer Engineering and Informatics  (integrated M.Sc.), the M.A.Sc. degree in Signal and Communications Processing Systems, and the Ph.D. degree in Wireless Communications from the School of Engineering, University of Patras, Greece in 2003, 2005, and 2010, respectively. He has held senior research positions at various Greek universities and research institutes, and he was a Senior Research Engineer and a Principal Researcher at the Mathematical and Algorithmic Sciences Lab, Paris Research Center, Huawei Technologies France, and at the Technology Innovation Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, School of Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Greece. His research interests span the general areas of algorithmic design and performance analysis for wireless networks with emphasis on multi-antenna transceiver hardware architectures, full duplex radios, active and passive Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces (RISs), integrated communications and sensing, millimeter wave and THz communications, as well as distributed machine learning algorithms. He currently serves as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Frontiers in Communications and Networks, and the ITU Journal on Future and Evolving Technologies. Prof. Alexandropoulos is also a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society. He has received the best Ph.D. thesis award 2010, the IEEE Communications Society Best Young Professional in Industry Award 2018, the EURASIP Best Paper Award of the Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2021, the IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications 2021, and a Best Paper Award from the IEEE GLOBECOM 2021. More information is available at www.alexandropoulos.info.

Daniel W. Bliss (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, AZ, USA, in 1989, and the Ph.D. degree in physics from the University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA, in 1997. He is currently the Motorola Professor with the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, where he is also the Director of Center for Wireless Information Systems and Computational Architectures. He is also a founder, president, and CEO of DASH Tech Integrated Circuit. Before joining ASU, he was a Senior Member of the Technical Staff with the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, MA, USA, from 1997 to 2012. He has authored or coauthored two textbooks and more than 200 technical articles. He is responsible for foundational work in electronic protection, adaptive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) radar, MIMO communications, distributed-coherent systems, and radio frequency convergence. To enable implementation of these advanced systems, he has led coarse-scale heterogeneous system-on-chip development programs. He has served as a Principal investigator on more than 40 projects, including sponsored programs with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Office of Naval Research, Google, Airbus, and many others. Between his undergraduate and graduate degrees, he was with General Dynamics (from 1989 to 1993), where he designed avionics for the Atlas-Centaur launch vehicle and performed magnetic field optimization for high-energy particle-accelerator superconducting magnets. His doctoral work (1993–1997) was in high-energy particle physics and lattice gauge theory calculations. Dr. Bliss is the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Warren D. White Award for Excellence in Radar Engineering. He is a member of the Editorial Board of IEEE Signal Processing Magazine.

Fabiola Colone (SM, IEEE) received the laurea degree (B.S.+M.S.) in Telecommunications Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Remote Sensing from Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, in 2002 and 2006, respectively. She is currently a Full Professor at the Faculty of Information Engineering, Informatics, and Statistics of Sapienza University of Rome, where she is the Chair of the degree programs in Communications Engineering. The majority of Dr. Colone’s research activity is devoted to radar systems and signal processing. Her research has been reported in over 160 publications in international technical journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. Dr. Colone is co-editor of the book “Radar Countermeasures for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, IET Publisher. She has been co-recipient of the 2018 Premium Award for Best Paper in IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation. From 2017 to 2022, she was member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic System Society (AESS) in which she served as Vice-President for Member Services, and Editor in Chief for the IEEE AESS QEB Newsletters. Dr. Colone is the Associate Editor in Chief for the IEEE Transactions on Radar Systems. She was Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing from 2017 to 2020 and she is member of the Editorial Board of the Int. Journal of Electronics and Communications (Elsevier). She served in the organizing committee and in the technical program committee of many international conferences. She was Technical co-Chair of the IEEE 2021 Radar Conference (Atlanta, USA) and of the European Radar Conference EuRAD 2022 (Milan, Italy).

Nuria González-Prelcic (SM, IEEE) received her Ph.D. with Honors in 2000 from the University of Vigo, Spain. She joined the faculty at NC State as an Associate Professor in 2020. She is also an Associate Professor at the University of Vigo, Spain, currently on leave. Her main research interests include signal processing and machine learning for wireless communications, with a focus on MIMO processing for mmWave communication and integrated sensing and communication. She has published more than 150 papers in these areas, including a highly cited tutorial on signal processing for mmWave MIMO published in the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing which has received the 2020 IEEE SPS Donald G. Fink Overview Paper Award, and a paper pioneering the idea of enabling automotive radar with a WiFi waveform that won the 2022 IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Best Vehicular Electronics Paper Award. She is the lead editor in the forthcoming special issue on integrated sensing and communication featured by the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. She was an Editor for IEEE Transactions in Wireless Communications (2016-2020). She is currently an Editor for IEEE Transactions in Communications. She is a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society TWG on Integrated Sensing and Communication, SAM Technical Committee,  SPCOM Technical Committee and IEEE Education Board.

Robert W. Heath Jr. (Fellow, IEEE) is the Lampe Distinguished Professor in the Department of ECE at North Carolina State University.  He is the recipient or co-recipient of several awards including  the 2019 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award, the 2020 IEEE Signal Processing Society Donald G. Fink Overview Paper Award, the 2020 North Carolina State University Innovator of the Year Award and the 2021 IEEE Vehicular Technology Society James Evans Avant Garde Award. He authored  “Introduction to Wireless Digital Communication” (Prentice Hall in 2017) and “Digital Wireless Communication: Physical Layer Exploration Lab Using the NI USRP” (National Technology and Science Press in 2012). He co-authored “Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications” (Prentice Hall in 2014) and “Foundations of MIMO Communications” (Cambridge 2019). He was a member-at-large of the IEEE Communications Society Board-of-Governors (2020-2022) and a member-at-large on the IEEE Signal Processing Society Board-of-Governors (2016-2018).  He was EIC of IEEE Signal Processing Magazine from 2018-2020. He is a licensed Amateur Radio Operator, a registered Professional Engineer in Texas, a Private Pilot,  a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, and a Fellow of the IEEE.

Visa Koivunen (IEEE Fellow, EURASIP Fellow) received his D.Sc. (EE) degree with honors from the University of Oulu, Finland. From 1992 to 1995 he was a visiting researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Since 1999 he has been a full Professor of Signal Processing at Aalto University (formerly Helsinki UT), Finland and is currently Aalto Distinguished Professor. He received the Academy of Finland distinguished professor position in 2010. Years 2003-2006 he was adjunct full professor at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He has spent two full sabbaticals and multiple mini-sabbaticals at Princeton University. He was Visiting Fellow at Nokia Research (2006-2012). His research interest include statistical, wireless communications, radar, sensor array and multichannel signal processing, machine learning and data science. He has co-authored multiple papers receiving the best paper award in IEEE and other conferences. He was awarded the IEEE SP Society best paper award for the year 2007 (with J. Eriksson) and 2017 (w Zoubir, Muma and Chakhchouk). He served in editorial boards for multiple IEEE SP Society journals and the Proceedings of the IEEE, in various IEEE committees and NATO radar panels. He was awarded the 2015 EURASIP Technical Achievement Award for fundamental contributions to statistical signal processing and its applications in wireless communications, radar and related fields.

Josep Jornet (IEEE S’08-M’13-SM-20) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University (NU) in Boston, as well as the director of the Ultrabroadband Nanonetworking (UN) Laboratory and a member of the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things and the SMART Center at NU. He received a Degree in Telecommunication Engineering and a Master of Science in Information and Communication Technologies from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain, in 2008. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, in August 2013. Between August 2013 and August 2019, he was in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York (SUNY). He is a leading expert in terahertz communications, in addition to wireless nano-bio-communication networks and the Internet of Nano-Things. In these areas, he has co-authored more than 220 peer-reviewed scientific publications, including 1 book and 5 US patents. He is the recipient of multiple awards, including the 2017 IEEE ComSoc Young Professional Best Innovation Award, the 2017 ACM NanoCom Outstanding Milestone Award, the NSF CAREER Award in 2019, the 2022 IEEE ComSoc RCC Early Achievement Award, and the 2022 IEEE Wireless Communications Technical Committee Outstanding Young Researcher Award, among others, as well as four best paper awards. He is a senior member of the IEEE and an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer (Class of 2022-2023). He is also the Editor in Chief of the Elsevier Nano Communication Networks journal and Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications.

Mikko Valkama (Fellow, IEEE) received the M.Sc. and D.Sc. degrees (both with Hons.) from the Tampere University of Technology in 2000 and 2001, respectively. He is currently a Full Professor and the Head of the Unit of Electrical Engineering, Tampere University. He has published around 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and 400 conference papers, while supervised and graduated 25 PhD students and approximately 140 MSc students. He has received multiple Best Paper Awards in large international conferences such as IEEE ICC and IEEE WCNC. His research interests include radio communications, radio localization, and radio-based sensing, with particular emphasis on 5G and beyond mobile radio networks.\

Daqing Zhang (Fellow, IEEE) is a Chair Professor with Peking University, China and IP Paris, France. His research interests include ubiquitous computing, mobile computing, big data analytics and AIoT. He has published more than 300 technical papers in leading conferences and journals, where his work on OWL-based context model and Fresnel Zone-based wireless sensing theory are widely accepted by pervasive computing, mobile computing and service computing communities. In particular, his research on wireless sensing has been incorporated into commercial products. He was the winner of the Ten Years CoMoRea Impact Paper Award at IEEE PerCom 2013 and Ten Years Most Influential Paper Award at IEEE UIC 2019, the Best Paper Award Runner-up at ACM MobiCom 2022, the Distinguished Paper Award of IMWUT (UbiComp 2021), Honorable Mention Award at ACM UbiComp 2015 and 2016, etc.. He served as the general or program chair for more than a dozen of international conferences, and in the advisory board of Proceeding of ACM IMWUT. Daqing Zhang is a Fellow of IEEE and Member of Academy of Europe.