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Björn Ottersten

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Björn Ottersten received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and applied physics from Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden, in 1986, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 1990. He has held research positions with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University, the Information Systems Laboratory, Stanford University, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, and the University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg. From 1996 to 1997, he was the Director of Research with ArrayComm, Inc., a start-up in San Jose, CA, USA, based on his patented technology. In 1991, he was appointed Professor of signal processing with the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Ottersten has been Head of the Department for Signals, Sensors, and Systems, KTH, and Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering, KTH. He is the founding Director for the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust, University of Luxembourg. He is a recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award, the EURASIP Group Technical Achievement Award, and the European Research Council (ERC) advanced research grant twice. He has co-authored journal papers that received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award in 1993, 2001, 2006, 2013, and 2019, and 9 IEEE conference papers best paper awards. He has been a board member of IEEE Signal Processing Society, the Swedish Research Council and currently serves of the boards of EURASIP and the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research as well as on the ERC Scientific Council. Dr. Ottersten has served as Editor in Chief of EURASIP Signal Processing, and acted on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE Open Journal for Signal Processing, EURASIP Journal of Advances in Signal Processing and Foundations and Trends in Signal Processing. He is a fellow of IEEE and EURASIP.