Mikael Skoglund received the PhD degree in 1997 from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. In 1997, he joined the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, where he was appointed to the Chair in Communication Theory in 2003. At KTH, he heads the Communication Theory Division and he is the Assistant Dean for Electrical Engineering. Skoglunds primary research interest is information theory and its applications. He has authored more than 120 journal and 270 conference papers.