Ekram Hossain is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, where he leads the Wireless Communications, Networks, and Services (WiCoNS) research group. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Victoria, Canada, in 2001. Dr. Hossain’s current research interests include design, analysis, and optimization of wireless/mobile communication networks with emphasis on 5G systems, cognitive and green radio systems, and network economics. He was elevated to an IEEE Fellow “for contributions to spectrum management and resource allocation in cognitive and cellular radio networks”. Currently, he serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials and an Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications. Also, he is a member of the IEEE Press Editorial Board. He has won several research awards including the University of Manitoba Merit Award in 2010, 2014, and 2015 for Research and Scholarly Activities, the 2011 IEEE Communications Society Fred Ellersick Prize Paper Award, the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference 2012 (WCNC’12) Best Paper Award, and the IEEE Communications Society Transmission, Access, and Optical Systems (TAOS) Technical Committee’s Best Paper Award in IEEE Global Communications Conference 2015 (Globecom?15). Dr. Hossain was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society for two terms (2012-2015).