Oliver Ploder was born in Graz, Austria, in 1992. From 2012 till 2016 he studied at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz where he obtained his Bachelor degree in Information Electronics. He received his Master degree in Telecommunication engineering with a focus on Wireless Communications from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (BarcelonaTech) in 2018. His master thesis was written in cooperation with the Networked & Embedded Systems Laboratory (NESL) at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) on the topic of secure state estimation in Cyber Physical Systems (CPS). In his thesis he implemented a testbed for the evaluation of secure state estimation algorithms. Since September 2018, he is a member of the Institute of Signal Processing at the Johannes Kepler University, where he is working towards his PhD in cooperation with the DMCE GmbH (Intel Linz), focusing his research on receiver interference cancellation for LTE and LTE-A RF transceiver systems by means of machine learning.