Sergios Theodoridis is Professor Emeritus of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Distinguished Professor of Machine Learning of Aalborg University, Denmark. He has served in the past as a member of the Board of Governors of COSMOTE, the Greek Mobile phone operator, Vice President of the Greek Pedagogical Institute, Chair of the Advisory Board of the Edinburg Research Partnership (ERP), President of the European Society of Signal Processing (EURASIP) and he currently serves as Vice-President of the Signal Processing Society (SPS) of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE). He is the author of three books in English and three books in Greek. He has extensively published in the major journals and international conferences in his research areas. Seven of his published research papers have received Best Paper Awards. For his research and education contributions, he has received three prestigious awards, the EURASIP Athanasios Papoulis Award, the IEEE SPS Education Award and the EURASIP Meritorious Service Award. He is corresponding member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Life Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of EURASIP.