Paul Patras is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) and Chancellor’s Fellow in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, where he leads the Internet of Things Research Programme. He received his Ph.D. from University Carlos III of Madrid, along with an outstanding dissertation award. He was a Research Fellow at the Hamilton Institute in Ireland and held visiting research positions at the University of Brescia, Northeastern University, TU Darmstadt, and Rice University. He has co-authored 35 peer-reviewed publications, some of which appeared in top-tier venues including IEEE InfoCom, ACM MobiHoc, and IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He has served on the technical program committee of 40+ international conference, including IEEE MASS, IEEE GLOBECOM, and TMA. He sits on the steering committee of ACM WiNTECH, serves as an associate editor of IEEE Communications Letters, and is a senior member of the IEEE. His research interests include mobile intelligence, performance optimisation in mobile networks, security and privacy.