Slawomir Stanczak studied electrical engineering with specialization in controltheory at the Wroclaw University of Technology and at the Technical Universityof Berlin (TU Berlin). He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in 1998 and the Dr.-Ing.degree (summa cum laude) in electrical engineering in 2003, both from TUBerlin; the Habilitation degree (venialegendi) followed in 2006. Since 2015, hehas been a Full Professor for network information theory with TU Berlin andthe head of the Wireless Communications and Networks department. Prof.Stanczak is a co-author of two books and more than 200 peer-reviewed journalarticles and conference papers in the area of information theory, wirelesscommunications, signal processing and machine learning.He was an AssociateEditor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing between 2012 and 2015.