WARREN J. GROSS received the B.A.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 1996, and the M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, in 1999 and 2003, respectively. He is currently a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. His research interests are in the design and implementation of signal processing systems and custom computer architectures. Dr. Gross served as the Chair for the IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Committee on Design and Implementation of Signal Process-ing Systems. He served as the General Co-Chair for the IEEE GlobalSIP 2017 and the IEEE SiPS 2017 and the Technical Program Co-Chair for SiPS 2012. He also served as an Organizer for the Workshop on Polar Coding in Wireless Communications at WCNC 2017, the Symposium on Data Flow Algorithms and Architecture for Signal Processing Systems (GlobalSIP 2014), and the IEEE ICC 2012 Workshop on Emerging Data Storage Technolo-gies. He served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING and as a Senior Area Editor. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.