Lan V. Truong (Trương Vĩnh Lân in Vietnamese) was born in Quang Binh province, Vietnam. He received the B.S.E. degree in electronics and telecommunications from the Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology (PTIT), Hanoi, Vietnam, in 2003, and the M.S.E. degree from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, in 2018. He was an Operation and Maintenance Engineer with MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation, Hanoi, for several years. He spent one year as a Research Assistant with the NSF Center for Science of Information and Department of Computer Science, Purdue University, in 2012. From 2013 to 2015, he was an Academic Lecturer with the Department of Information Technology Specialization, FPT University, Hanoi, Vietnam. From 2018 to 2019, he was a Research Fellow with the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, NUS. Since 2020, he has been a Research Associate with the Department of Engineering, the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. His research interests include information theory, machine learning, and communications.