Dimitris A. Varoutas Brief Biography (2012)
Dimitris VAROUTAS (SM'11, M'98) holds a Physics degree and M.Sc. and Ph.D diplomas in communications and technoeconomics from the University of Athens. He serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications at the University of Athens. He has been participating in numerous European R&D projects in the RACE I &II, ACTS, Telematics, RISI and IST frameworks in the areas of telecommunications and technoeconomics. He actively participates in several technoeconomic activities for telecommunications, networks and services such the ICT-OMEGA and the CELTIC/CINEMA projects, as well as the Conferences on Telecommunications TechnoEconomics. He also participates in or manages related national activities for technoeconomic evaluation of broadband strategies, telecommunications demand forecasting, price modelling etc. His research interests span design of optical and wireless communications systems to technoeconomic evaluation of network architectures and services. He has published more than 90 publications in refereed journals and conferences in the area of telecommunications, optoelectronics and technoeconomics, including leading IEEE Journals and conferences. He is a Senior Member of Photonics (former LEOS), Communications, Education and Engineering Management Societies of IEEE and serves as reviewer in several including IEEE journals and conferences. Since 2007, he is Member of BOG of ADAE, the National Authority for Communications Security and Privacy and since May 2013 is a BoD member of KEPE, the Center of Planning and Economic Research.

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