Petar Popovski received Dipl.-Ing. in electrical engineering (1997) and Magister Ing. in communication engineering (2000) from Sts. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia, and Ph.D. from Aalborg University, Denmark, in 2004. He is currently a Professor at Aalborg University, where he leads a research group on machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. He has more than 230 publications in journals, conference proceedings and books and has more than 25 patents and patent applications. In 2015 he received the Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council. In the past he served as an Editor in IEEE Trans. Wireless Communications, IEEE JSAC Cognitive Radio Series and Senior Editor in IEEE Communications Letters. He is currently an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications. From 2012 to 2014 he served as the Chair of IEEE ComSoc Emerging Technology Committee on Smart Grid Communications. He is a Steering Committee member for IEEE Internet of Things Journal, as well as Steering committee member of IEEE SmartGridComm. Prof. Popovski is an IEEE Fellow and his research interests are in the broad area of wireless communication and networking and communication/information theory.