João P. Vilela is an invited assistant professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering of the University of Coimbra and a senior researcher at the Laboratory of Communications and Telematics of the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra. He received the Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2011 from the University of Porto, Portugal, period during which he was visiting the Coding, Communications and Information Theory group at Georgia Tech, working on physical-layer security, and the Network Coding and Reliable Communications group at MIT, working on security for network coding. In recent years, Dr. Vilela has been coordinator and team member of several national, bilateral, and European-funded projects in security and privacy of computer and communication systems, with focus on wireless networks and cloud computing. Other research interests include anticipatory networks and intelligent transportation systems.