Adrian Florea obtained his MSE (1998) and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the ‘Politehnica’ University of Bucharest, Romania (2005). At present he is Associate Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at the ‘Lucian Blaga’ University of Sibiu, Romania. Adrian is an active researcher in the fields of High Performance Processor Design and Simulation, Dynamic Branch and Value Prediction, Evolutionary Computing, Embedded Systems. He has published over 7 (didactic and scientific) books and 60 scientific papers about Computer Architecture in some prestigious journals (ISI Web of Science) and international top conferences in Romania, USA, UK, Italy, Germany, China, Slovenia, Korea, Latvia, Spain, India, Poland etc. He received “Tudor Tanasescu” Romanian Academy Award 2005, for the book entitled ‘Microarchitectures simulation and optimization’ (in Romanian) and ‘Ad Augusta Per Angusta’ Award for young researcher, received from ‘Lucian Blaga’ University of Sibiu in June 2007, for special results obtained in scientific research. His Web-page can be found at http://webspace.ulbsibiu.ro/adrian.florea/html/.