Martin Taranetz received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering and Dipl.-Ing degree (M.Sc. equivalent) in telecommunications with highest distinctions from the TU Wien, Vienna, Austria, in 2008 and 2011, respectively. He also received his Dr. techn. degree (Ph.D. equivalent) in telecommunications engineering with highest honors from the TU Wien in 2015. In his dissertation, he focused on system level modeling and evaluation of heterogeneous cellular networks. From January 2014 to April 2014 he was a visiting researcher with the Wireless Networking and Communications Group at The University of Texas at Austin under the supervision of Prof. Robert W. Heath Jr. From June 2015 to October 2016, he held a post-doc position at the Institute of Telecommunications, TU Wien, leading the system-level group.