Calin Vladeanu is Associate Professor of telecommunications at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania. His current research interests include turbo-coded modulations for wireless communications, applications of nonlinear sequence generators for spreading and channel coding. He is the author of three books (in Romanian) dedicated to CDMA mobile systems.
Safwan El Assad is Associate Professor at the University of Nantes, France. His current research interests are in the field of chaos-based exchanged and stored information security, including chaos-based cryptography and crypto-compression systems for secure data transmission and storing, chaos-based watermarking and steganography.