Pablo Arboleya received the M.Eng and Ph.D. (with distinction) degrees from the University of Oviedo, Gijon, Spain in 2001 and 2005 respectively, both in electrical engineering. Nowadays, he works as an associate professor at the University of Oviedo. He was visiting professor at institutions like University of Illinois, University of British Columbia, University of Rome (La Sapienza) and Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris) among others. He is co-founder of the LEMUR research group in which he carries out his research activities related to energy management in electrical systems. Pablo is holding the SmartCities Chair at University of Oviedo funded by the city of Gijón. Aligned with the target of this Chair he participated in the development of the Gijón DemoLab in which an IoT infrastructure at city level is being tested and developed. He is also co-founder of Plexigrid, a technology-driven company that develops software tools specially designed for grid operators, aggregators and energy communities. Regarding his editorial role, since 2015, he is managing editor of the International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems from ELSEVIER and associated editor of eTransportation journal, a newly created magazine that aims to be ELSEVIER's flagship for transport electrification in which he has participated since its very conception in 2019. At IEEE level, he has been an active member since 2003 (senior member since 2013). Pablo is vice-chair of the IEEE Ad’hoc Committee for Electrical Railway Systems, vice-chair of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Spanish Chapter and General Chair of the IEEE Vehicular Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC’2020) that will be celebrated in Gijón in October 2020. He coordinated the Electrical Energy Conversion and Power Systems Master Course from 2011 to 2015. Since 2015, he is coordinating the Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Sustainable Transportation and Electrical Power Systems.