Aris S. Lalos was born in Athens, Greece in 1981. He received the Diploma DEGREE in Computer Engineering and Informatics, the M.A.Sc. degree in Signal Processing and Communications and the Ph.D. degree in Signal Processing for Wireless Communications from the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, School of Engineering, University of Patras, Rio Patras, Greece in 2003, 2005 and 2010, respectively. His general research interest is on the application of signal processing and optimization for energy efficient communications. He has a solid background in signal processing, optimization, communications and statistical learning.