István Z. Kovács received his B.Sc. from “Politehnica” Technical University of Timişoara, Romania in 1989, his M.Sc.E.E. from École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne, France in 1996, and his Ph.D.E.E. in Wireless Communications from Aalborg University, Denmark in 2002. Currently he is senior research engineer at Nokia, Aalborg, Denmark, where he conducts research on machine learning-driven radio resource management and on radio connectivity enhancements for non-terrestrial and aerial vehicle communications, in LTE and 5G networks.