Paulo P. Monteiro received the diploma “Licenciatura” in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Aveiro in 1988, the M.Sc. in Electronic Engineering, from the University of Wales UK, in 1990 and the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Aveiro, in 1999. Presently, he is Associate Professor at the University of Aveiro and Researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações. His main research interests include Optical Communication Networks, Microwave Photonic and Electronic Subsystems. He tutored and co-tutored successfully more than 14 PhD’s, having participated in more than 28 projects. He has authored/co-authored more than 18 patent applications and over 100 papers in journals and 300 conference contributions. He is a member of ECOC 2018 Sub-Committee 5 on Photonic and Microwave Photonic Subsystems and Senior Member of IEEE.