Dr. Ismail Guvenc (Fellow, IEEE) received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida in 2006. He was with Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs during 2005, with DOCOMO Innovations between 2006-2012, and with Florida International University between 2012-2016. He is a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University. His recent research interests include 5G wireless systems, communications and networking with drones, and heterogeneous wireless networks. He has published more than 200 conference/journal papers and book chapters, and several standardization contributions. He co-authored/co-edited three books for Cambridge University Press, served as an editor for IEEE Communications Letters (2010-2015), IEEE Wireless Communications Letters (2011-2016), IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2016-present), and IEEE Transactions on Communications (2020-present), and as a guest editor for several other journals. Dr. Guvenc is an inventor/coinventor in some 30 U.S. patents and he is a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors. He is a recipient of the University Faculty Scholar Award (2021), NCSU ECE R. Ray Bennett Faculty Fellow Award (2019), FIU College of Engineering Faculty Research Award (2016), NSF CAREER Award (2015), Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award (2014), and USF Outstanding Dissertation Award (2006).