Dr Rodrigue Imad was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983. He received the BE degree in Electrical Engineering, option: Telecommunications and Computers from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Engineering, Roumieh, Lebanon and the Master of Science from Telecom Bretagne, France, both in 2006. In 2009, he received the PhD degree in Signal Processing and Telecommunications from Telecom Bretagne, Brest, France. Dr Imad is currently Associate Professor at the University of Balamand, Lebanon, and Chairman of the Mechatronics Department at Issam Fares Faculty of Technology of the University of Balamand. His research interests include signal processing for digital communications, wireless communications systems, channel coding, blind synchronization techniques, robotics, and Artificial Intelligence.