Josep Domingo-Ferrer (M'89–SM'02–F'12) received the M. Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, in 1988 and 1991, respectively. He also received the M. Sc. degree in mathematics from Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, Spain, in 1995.,He is a Full Professor of computer science and an ICREA-Acadèmia Researcher with Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, where he holds the UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy. He has authored five patents and over 280 publications. He has been the coordinator of projects funded by the European Union and the Spanish government, among which is the CONSOLIDER ARES project on security and privacy, one of Spain's 34 strongest research teams. He has been the PI of US-funded research contracts. He has held visiting appointments at Princeton, NJ; Leuven, Belgium; and Rome, Italy. He is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of Transactions on Data Privacy. His research interests are in data privacy and data security.,Prof. Domingo-Ferrer has won several research and technology transfer awards, including the “Narcís Monturiol” Medal to the scientific merit and the 1st Edition of the ICREA Acadèmia Prize 2008, both awarded by the Government of Catalonia.