Yacine Ghamri-Doudane is currently Full Professor at the La Rochelle University in France, and the Director of L3i, the University’s Digital Sciences Research Center (~100 members incl. 35 faculty + ~30 interns per year). Since January 2019, he also holds an Adjunct Professor position at the Walton Institute for Information and Communication Systems Science, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland. Before that, Yacine held an Assistant/Associate Professor position at ENSIIE (2004-2013), a major French post-graduate school located in Evry, France, and was a member of the Gaspard-Monge Computer Science Laboratory (LIGM – UMR 8049) at Marne-la-Vallée, France. From February 2011 till July 2012, he was regularly visiting the Performance Engineering Laboratory of University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. Yacine received an engineering degree in computer science (M.Eng) from the National Institute of Informatics (INI), Algiers, Algeria, in 1998, an M.Sc. degree in signal, image and speech processing from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), Lyon, France, in 1999, a Ph.D. degree in computer networks from University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris 6, France, in 2003, and a Habilitation to Supervise Research (HDR) in Computer Science from Université Paris-Est, in 2010. His current research interests lay in the area of wireless networking and mobile computing with a current emphasis on topics related to the Internet of Things (IoT), Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, 5G and Beyond as well as Digital Trust. Yacine holds three (3) international patents and he authored or co-authored eight (8) book chapters, 48 peer-reviewed international journal articles and about 166 peer-reviewed full conference and workshop papers. As part of his professional activities linked to the computer networking research community, Yacine also acted as the Chair of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Technical Committee on Information Infrastructure & Networking (TCIIN – previously TCII) from January 2010 till December 2013 and also chaired the IEEE ComSoc Humanitarian Communications Technologies Ad hoc Committee (HCTC) from January 2012 till December 2015. He was also part of the IEEE Smart Cities (cross-societies) Initiative Steering Committee from 2014 to 2017. He is or had been an editorial board member of the IEEE TVT (ongoing), Elsevier JNCA, Elsevier ComNet, Springer AoT Journals, Wiley WCMC, Guest Editor of IEEE ComMag, IEEE IoT Journal, Springer/EURASIP WCN Journal, co-Editor in Chief of the Elsevier/KICS ICT Express Journal (ongoing) as well as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE ComSoc Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Technical Committee (AHSN TC) Newsletter. Among other conference involvements, he acted or is still currently acting as the TPC Chair of IEEE MeditCom 2021, IEEE/IFIP IM 2021, and IEEE CCNC 2015, Symposium co-Chair in IEEE ICC 2009, 2010, 2012, 2018 and 2021 as well as IEEE GLOBECOM 2012 and 2015. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE since 2019 (Member from 2004, Student Member from 2002). He is a member of the Communications Society (ComSoc) and the Vehicular Technologies Society (VTS).