Anil Fernando received the B.Sc. Engineering degree (First class) in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in 1995 and the MEng degree (Distinction) in Telecommunications from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand in 1997. He completed his PhD in video coding at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, UK in February 2001. Currently, he is a reader in signal processing at the University of Surrey, UK. Prior to that, he was a senior lecturer in Brunel University, UK and an assistant professor in AIT. His current research interests include cloud communications, video coding, Quality of Experience (QoE), intelligent video encoding for wireless systems and video communication in LTE. He has published more than 290 international publications on these areas. He is a senior member of IEEE and a fellow of the HEA, UK. He is also a member of the EPSRC College.