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Gustavo de Veciana received his B.S., M.S, and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1987, 1990, and 1993 respectively. He is currently a Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and recipient of the Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering. He served as the Director and Associate Director of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG) at the University of Texas at Austin, from 2003-2007. His research focuses on the design, analysis and control networks, information theory and applied probability. Current interests include: measurement, modeling and performance evaluation; wireless and sensor networks; architectures and algorithms to design reliable computing and network systems. Dr. de Veciana has been an editor for the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. He was the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award 1996, and co-recipient of 6 best paper awards, including the IEEE William McCalla Best ICCAD Paper Award for 2000, and co-recipient of the Best Paper in ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Jan 2002-2004. In 2009 he was designated IEEE Fellow for his contributions to the analysis and design of communication networks. He currently serves on the board of trustees of IMDEA Networks Madrid