Alexandre Graell i Amat is Professor with the Communication Systems group at the Department of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. His research interests are in the area of (modern) coding theory and cover a broad range of topics, including distributed storage, caching, and distributed computing, and optical communications. Prof. Graell i Amat received the MSc degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, in 2001, and the MSc and the PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy, in 2000 and 2004, respectively. Previously to joining Chalmers in 2011, he was with ENST Bretagne, Brest, France, from 2006 to 2010, first as a Marie Curie Fellow and then as an Associate Professor. Prof. Graell i Amat is Editor at Large for the IEEE Transactions on Communications. Previously, he served as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications (2011-2016) and for the IEEE Communications Letters (2011-2013). He was the General Co-Chair of the 7th International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Iterative Information Processing, 2012, the Swedish Communication Technologies Workshop 2013, and the IEEE European School of Information Theory, 2016.Prof. Graell i Amat is the recipient of the 2010 IEEE ComSoc Best Young Researcher Award for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region, and of a Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship (2006-2008) by the European Commission. He is co-author of a paper that won the 2016 IEEE Sweden VT-COM-IT joint chapter best student conference paper award.