Martijn Heck received the M.Sc. degree in applied physics (2002) and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering (2008) from the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. From 2007 to 2013 he held various postdoctoral research positions, respectively at the COBRA Research Institute and the Laser Centre, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands, and the University of California at Santa Barbara, USA. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark, where he leads the Photonic Integrated Circuits Group. His research mainly focuses on the applications of photonic integration in microwave and terahertz photonics, sensors and energy-efﬁcient interconnects.