Prof. Alexander Bertrand is assistant professor in the STADIUS group of KU Leuven since 2014. He has been a visiting scholar at University of California, Los Angeles (in 2010, with Prof. Ali H. Sayed) and at University of California, Berkeley (in 2013, with Prof. Jan Rabaey), and he was a visiting researcher at Holst Centre/Imec-NL, Eindhoven (in 2013). His research expertise is in biomedical signal processing, sensor array processing, audio and ultrasound signal processing, wireless sensor networks and body area networks, distributed signal processing, and neural signal processing. Dr. Bertrand is involved in several national and international research projects, and maintains international research collaborations with UC Berkeley, UCLA, EPFL, TU Darmstadt, Univ. Athens, and several other research institutes. He received the 2012 FWO/IBMBelgium Award, the 2013 KU Leuven Research Council Award (Science & Technology), an Honorary Mention in the ERCIM Cor Baayen Award (2013), and was awarded several research fellowships/grants. He is currently Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, a recurrent Associate Editor for the yearly International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC 2016-2018), and editor of the newsletter of the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP). He is also an elected member of the Sensor Array & Multi-channel (SAM) technical committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, and a board member of the Benelux chapter of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. In the past, he has served as lead guest editor for Signal Processing (Elsevier), as Area Chair for EUSIPCO (2017 & 2018), and as a Technical Program Committee Member for several international signal processing conferences and Workshops (EUSIPCO, IEEE GlobalSIP, IEEE SAM, IEEE EMBC, IEEE WASPAA, IEEE CAMSAP, etc.).