Andres Kwasinski received in 1992 his diploma in Electrical Engineeringfrom the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology, Buenos Aires, Argentina,and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineeringfrom the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, in 2000 and2004, respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology,Rochester, New York. Prior to this he was with Texas Instruments Inc.,the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Universityof Maryland, and Lucent Technologies. His research interests are in thearea of multimedia wireless communications and networking, cross layerdesigns, multiple access to wireless networks, user cooperative communications, digital signal processing and speech, image and videoprocessing for signal compression and communication.