Dr Dimitrios Pezaros is Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow. He is a member of the Glasgow Systems Section (GLASS) and founding director of the Networked Systems Research Laboratory (netlab) at Glasgow. Dr Pezaros has published widely and is leading research in computer communications, network and service management, resilience and accountability of future virtualised networked infrastructures, exploring technologies such as, e.g., Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Funciton Virtualization (NFV).
He has received funding in excess of £2.5m for his research by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the European Comission (EC), the London Mathematical Society (LMS), the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the University of Glasgow, and the industry (incl. Airbus Group, Brocade, Google, NATS, Solarflare, etc.).
Prior to joining Glasgow, Dr Pezaros has held postdoctoral and senior research associate positions at Lancaster University, where he has worked on a number of EPSRC and EU-funded projects in the areas of network measurement and management, traffic engineering, autonomic communications, and network resilience. He holds a BSc (Hons.) and a PhD in Computer Science from Lancaster University, and has been a doctoral fellow of Agilent Technologies Inc. between 2000 and 2004. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the HEA, and a Senior Member of the IEEE and the ACM.