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E. Björnson, 12) was born in Malmö, Sweden, in 1983, He received the M.S. degree in Engineering Mathematics from Lund University He received the Ph.D. degree in Telecommunications from the Signal Processing Lab at KTH Royal Institute of Technology 2011. He is the first author of the monograph " Optimal Resource Allocation in Coordinated Multi-Cell Systems " published in Foundations and Trends in Communications and Information Theory, 2007.

. Dr, This grant is currently funding a joint postdoctoral research fellowship at the Alcatel-Lucent Chair on Flexible Radio, Supélec, Paris, France, and the Signal Processing Lab at KTH Royal Institute of Technology His research interests include multi-antenna cellular communications, resource allocation, random matrix theory, estimation theory, stochastic signal processing, and mathematical optimization. For his work on optimization of multi-cell MIMO communications, Björnson was one of the first recipients of the International Postdoc Grant from the Swedish Research Council Best Paper Award at the 2009 International Conference on Wireless Communications & Signal Processing (WCSP) and a Best Student Paper Award at the 2011 IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP)