Wilfried Elmenreich is professor of Smart Grids at the Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria. He is also affiliated with the Lakeside Labs cluster in Klagenfurt, a research and innovation cluster on self-organizing networked systems. He studied computer science at the Vienna University of Technology, where he received his doctoral degree in 2002 with distinction. He was granted venia docendi in the field of computer engineering from Vienna University of Technology in 2008. He was a visiting researcher at the Vanderbilt University in 2005 and at the CISTER/IPP-Hurray Research Unit at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto in 2007. In 2007 he moved to Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt as a senior researcher. In winter term 2012-2013 he was acting professor for complex systems engineering at the University of Passau. Since April 2013, he holds a professorship for Smart Grids at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. He is editor of 4 books and published over 150 papers in the field of networked and embedded systems. Elmenreich is senate member of Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Senior Member of IEEE and counselor of the Klagenfurt’s IEEE student branch. His Erdös Number is 3.