Dr. Simon Plass received the Dr.Ing. degree (Ph.D.) in electrical engineering from the University of Ulm, Germany in 2008. Since 2003, Simon has been with the Institute of Communications and Navigation at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpaffenhofen, Germany. He is General Co-Chair of the biannual International Workshop on Multi-Carrier Systems & Solutions (MC-SS). In 2010, Simon obtained the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential. Currently, he is DLR's project manager for the European Research Project SANDRA which integrates data links and antennas for a seamless aeronautical networking. He is responsible for the overall network design, the validation and demonstration activities by test-bed and flight trials, and SANDRA dissemination actions. He authored and co-authored more than 60 technical and scientific papers.