Felip Riera-Palou was born in 1973 in Palma, Mallorca (Spain). He received the BS/MS degree in Computer Engineering from the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), (Mallorca, Spain) in 1997, the MSc and PhD degrees in Communication Engineering from the University of Bradford (UK) in 1998 and 2002, respectively, and the MSc degree in Statistics from the University of Sheffield (UK) in 2006. His doctoral work was sponsored by MobileVCE. From May 2002 to March 2005, he was with Philips Research Laboratories (Eindhoven, The Netherlands) first as a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow (European Union) and later as a member of technical staff. While at Philips he worked on research programs related to wideband speech/audio compression and speech enhancement for mobile telephony. From April 2005 to December 2009 he was a research associate (Ramon y Cajal program, Spanish Ministry of Science) in the Mobile Communications Group of the Dept. of Mathematics and Informatics at UIB. Since January 2010 he is an associate research professor (I3 program, Spanish Ministry of Education) at UIB. Dr Riera-Palou's current research interests are in the general areas of signal processing and wireless communications, topics on which he has published more than 70 papers in international conferences and journals. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.