Prof. Dr. Gustavo DE VECIANAGustavo de Veciana (S'88-M'94-SM'01-F'09) received his B.S., M.S, and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1987, 1990, and 1993 respectively. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and recipient of the Temple Foundation Centennial Fellowship. He served as the Director and Associate Director of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG) at the University of Texas at Austin, from 2003-2007. His research focuses on the analysis and design of wireless and wireline telecommunication networks; architectures and protocols to support sensing and pervasive computing; applied probability and queueing theory. Dr. de Veciana has served as editor for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. He was the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award 1996, co-recipient of the IEEE William McCalla Best ICCAD Paper Award for 2000, co-recipient of the Best Paper in ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Jan 2002-2004, co-recipient of the Best Paper in the International Teletraffic Congress (ITC-22) 2010, and of the Best Paper in ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems 2010. In 2009 he was designated IEEE Fellow for his contributions to the analysis and design of communication networks.