Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen holds an MSc (1995) degree in Physics and Chemistry and a PhD degree (1997) in laser physics and optoelectronics from Aarhus University, Denmark. In 2010 he was appointed Associate Professor in communication networks at Aarhus University School of Engineering and has since 2011 been group leader of the communications systems group. His main research interests include Internet of Things, wireless IP networking, biomedical engineering, and smart grid communications. His professional career embrace more than 14 years in the telecommunication and IT industry where he has assumed responsibilities in management of R&D in companies as Tieto, L.M. Ericsson and TDC.