Prof. Dr. Joel Rodrigues is a professor in the Department of Informatics of the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, and a researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal. He received a PhD degree in informatics engineering, an MSc degree from the University of Beira Interior, and a five-year BS degree (licentiate) in informatics engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. His main research interests include high-speed networks, delay tolerant networks, sensor networks, e-health, e-learning, and mobile and ubiquitous computing. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal on E-Health and Medical Communications. He is the general chair of MAN 2009 and MAN 2010 (in conjunction with IEEE ICC 2009 and 2010), N&G 2010 (with IEEE AINA 2010), chair of the Track on eHealth at IEEE ICC 2011, chair of the Communications Software, Services, and Multimedia Applications Symposium at IEEE Globecom 2010, chair of the Symposium on Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks of the SoftCom Conference, and TPC chair of IEEE CAMAD 2010, and he has chaired many other technical committees. He is a member of many international program committees and several editorial review boards, and he has served as a guest editor for a number of journals, including the IET Communications Journal and the Journal of Communications Software and Systems. He has chaired many technical sessions and given tutorials at major international conferences. He has authored or coauthored over 120 papers in refereed international journals and conferences, a book, and a patent pending. He is a licensed professional engineer, and he is member of ACM SIGCOMM, a member of the Internet Society, a senior member of IEEE, and an IARIA fellow.