Abbas SHEIBANYRAD (known Hamed to friends) was born in Dezful, a city in southwestern Iran, in 1976. He received a bachelor of science in Computer Hardware Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic University. After that he held a design engineer position in the R&D section of a company manufacturing Telecommunication Equipments, for three years in Tehran, Iran. Hamed received a masterís degree in Microelectronics and Architecture of Integrated Systems from the University of Pierre et Marie Curie in 2004. In March, 2008, from the same university (LIP6) he obtained a PhD degree on Computer Science, Telecommunications, and Electronics. Currently he is a postdoctoral researcher in TIMA laboratory in Grenoble, France.