J. J. Vegas Olmos was born in Barcelona, Spain. He received the B.Sc. and the M.Sc. degrees in Telecommunications and Electronic Engineering, respectively, in 2001 and 2003. He obtained the Ph.D. degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, in 2006. He also holds a M.A. in East Asian Studies, a B.Ec. in Business Administration, and an MBA. He was a Research Fellow at Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, from 2006 to 2008, and a Research Associate at the Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd. Since 2011, he is with the Technical University of Denmark, where he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Photonics Engineering. Dr. Vegas Olmos was awarded the Best Graduate Award IEEE Lasers & Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) in Europe/Africa/Mid.East. He is a JSPS Fellow and a Marie Curie Fellow.