Prof. Dr. Ioannis STAVRAKAKISProf. Ioannis Stavrakakis, IEEE Fellow: Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, (Greece), 1983; Ph.D. in EE, University of Virginia (USA), 1988; Assist. Prof. in CSEE, University of Vermont (USA), 1988-1994; Assoc. Prof. of ECE, Northeastern University, Boston (USA), 1994-1999; Assoc. Prof. of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens (Greece), 1999-2002 and Prof. since 2002. Teaching and research interests are focused on resource allocation protocols and traffic management for communication networks, with recent emphasis on: peer-to-peer, mobile, ad hoc, autonomic, delay tolerant and future Internet networking. His research has been published in over 180 scientific journals and conference proceedings and was funded by NSF, DARPA, GTE, BBN and Motorola (USA) as well as Greek and European Union (IST, FET, FIRE) Funding agencies. He has served repeatedly in NSF and EU-IST research proposal review panels and involved in the TPC and organization of numerous conferences sponsored by IEEE, ACM, ITC and IFIP societies, including: organizer of the 1999 IFIP WG6.3 workshop, the COST-NSF NeXtworking’03, the Workshop on Autonomic Communications (WAC2005); co-organizer of the 1996 ITC Mini-Seminar, the IEEE Autonomic Opportunistic Communications (AOC’07&’08); technical program co-chair for the IFIP Networking'00, EWC’04, IFIP WiOpt’05, COST-NSF NeXtworking’07; general co-Chair for Networking’2002, IFIP MedHocNet’07. He has served as the chairman of IFIP WG6.3 and elected officer for the IEEE Technical Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC). He is an associate editor for the ACM/Kluwer Wireless Networks and Computer Communications journals and has served in the editorial board of the IEEE/ACM transactions on Networking and the Computer Networks Journals. He is currently the head of the Communications and Signal Processing Division of his Dept.