Professor Ramjee Prasad, received a B.Sc. (eng) degree from Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri, India, and M.Sc. (Eng) and Ph.D degrees from Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Ranchi, India, in 1968, 1970 and 1979, respectively. Since February 1988 he had been with the Telecommunications and Traffic-Control Systems Group of Delft University of Technology (DUT), The Netherlands, where he was actively involved in the area of wireless personal and multimedia communications (WPMC). He was head of the Transmission Research Section of International research Centre for Telecommunications Transmission and Radar (IRCTR) and also program director of the Centre for wireless Personal Communications (CEWPC).