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Former Scientific Council

The information listed below corresponds to persons and the positions they held whilst being members of our Scientific Council. IMDEA Networks wishes to thank them for their services to the Institute:

Prof. Dr. Jim KUROSE
Position: Assistant Director at the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), National Science Foundation (NSF). USA
PhD: Columbia University of New York City. Nueva York. USA
Research: Network Protocols and Architecture; Network Measurement; Sensor Networks; Multimedia Communication; Modeling and Performance Evaluation
Prof. Dr. Ioannis STAVRAKAKIS
Position: Full Professor & Head of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Athens. Greece
PhD: University of Virginia. Charlottesville. USA
Research: Resource Allocation Protocols and Traffic Management for Communication Networks, with recent emphasis on Peer-to-Peer, Mobile, Ad hoc, Autonomic and Social Networking
Period of service: Jul 2007 to Feb 2017
Position: Fujitsu Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Massachusetts. USA
PhD: University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley. USA
Research: Networked Computer Systems, spanning Overlay and Peer-to-Peer Networks; Network Protocols and Architecture; Wireless and Sensor Networks, and Distributed Data Management
Period of service: May 2011 to May 2015
Position: President and CEO of Telefónica I+D (R&D)
Research: Video retransmission via the Internet; interactive TV; video on demand; domestic technology
Period of service: Jul 2007 to Nov 2010
Prof. Dr. Lixia ZHANG
Position: Professor at University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, USA)
PhD: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (Massachusetts, USA)
Research: Resiliency and security issues in the Internet infrastructure (e.g. the global routing system and Domain Name System (DNS)); the system challenges in deploying cryptographic protections in global scale open systems (e.g. the Internet)
Period of service: Jul 2007 to Nov 2010
Dr. Zhi-Li ZHANG
Position: Quest Chair Professor & McKnight Distinguished University Professor at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, USA)
PhD: Computer Science. Washington University, St. Louis, MO. USA
Research: Building Highly Scalable, Resilient and Secure Internet Infrastructure and Mechanisms to enhance Internet Service Availability, Reliability and Security; Developing Next-generation, Service-oriented, Manageable Internet Architectures to provide better Support for Creation, Deployment, Operations and Management of Value-added Internet Services and Underlying Networks
Period of service: Jul 2007 to Nov 2010