Emmanuel Boutillon received the Engineering Diploma in 1990 and its Ph.D.degree in 1995, both from the Telecom Paris Tech, Paris. From 1995 to 2000, he was assistant professor in Telecom Paris Tech. In 1998, he spent a sabbatical year at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In 2000, he moved to the Université Bretagne Sud (Lorient, France) as a professor. He headed the LESTER lab from 2005 up to the end of 2007. He was then head of CACS department (lab-STICC) until 2016. In 2011, he had a sabbatical year at INICTEL-UNI, Lima (Peru).His research interests are on the interactions between algorithm and architecture in the field of wireless communications and high speed signal processing. In particular, he works on Turbo Codes and LDPC decoders.