Richard Demo Souza (IEEE S’01–M’04–SM’12) received the D.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) in 2003. From 2004 to 2016 he was with the Federal University of Technology – Paraná (UTFPR), Brazil. Since 2017 he has been with the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, where he is a Professor. His research interests are in the areas of wireless communications and signal processing. He has served as Editor or Associate Editor for the SBrT Journal of Communications and Information Systems, the IEEE Communications Letters, the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, and the IEEE IoT Journal. He is a co-recipient of the 2014 IEEE/IFIP Wireless Days Conference Best Paper Award, the supervisor of the awarded Best PhD Thesis in Electrical Engineering in Brazil in 2014, and a co-recipient of the 2016 Research Award from the Cuban Academy of Sciences.