Aldebaro Klautau received a bachelor\'s (Universidade Federal do Pará, UFPA, 1990), M. Sc. (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, UFSC, 1993), and Ph. D. degrees (University of California at San Diego, UCSD, 2003) in Electrical Engineering. Since 1996, he has been with UFPA and is now a full professor, at the ITU Focal Point, and directs LASSE. He was a visiting scholar at Stockholm University, UCSD, and The University of Texas at Austin. He is a researcher of the Brazilian National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), a senior member of the IEEE, and a senior member of the Brazilian Telecommunications Society (SBrT). He has supervised more than 60 graduate students, published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed conferences and journals, and has several international patents.