Vlad Popescu (M’12) received the M.Sc. degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering in 1999 and the PhD degree in Telecommunications in 2006, both from the Transilvania University of Brasov / Romania. In 2000 he spent four months at the University of Malmö in Sweden specializing in Multimedia applications. In 2001 / 2002 he spent one year as a research fellow at the Technical University in Aachen, Germany. In 2004 / 2005 he returned to Aachen at the same University to finish the experimental part of his PhD studies on wireless communication in underground environments. In 2009 he has been visiting professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Cagliari. Dr. Popescu is since 2000 with the Department of Electronics and Computers, Transilvania University of Brasov / Romania, currently as an associate professor. He also collaborates close with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Cagliari / Italy both on research and didactical level. His main research topics of interest are telecommunications, cognitive radio systems, multimedia applications and data acquisition.