Andrea Abrardo (http://www.dii.unisi.it/~abrardo/) received his “Laurea” degree in Electronic Engineering at the University of Florence, Italy, in 1993. Since November 1994 to October 1997 he attended the Ph.D. at the same Department of Electronic Engineering. In 1998 he joined the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Siena, Italy, as a Researcher. His current position at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Siena is Associate Professor. His research interests are in the field of resource allocation strategies for wireless networks, with an emphasis on cellular networks (4G and 5G systems), ad-hoc and sensor networks, heterogeneous cellular networks, cognitive radio. As a result of his research activity he has published 45 journal papers, 5 book chapters, and 70 international conferences. In 2011 he has been awarded by the “IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society” with the prestigious 2011 Transactions Prize Paper Award. He is currently Associated Editor (Member of Editorial Board) of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWCOM) and coordinator for CNIT (Consorzio Nazionale Inter-Universitario Telecomunicazioni) of the four year (2017-2021) National Project “5G experimentation Program in Milan, Italy” supported by the Ministry of Economic Development (Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico or MISE) and by Vodafone Italia S.p.A.