Anastasius Gavras has more than 25 years of professional experience in academic and industry research. He joined Eurescom, the leading organization for managing collaborative R&D in telecommunications, 20 years ago as a Program Manager, focusing on the management of networks & systems, security, and middleware. He has managed many studies and projects on topics that are of concern to the Eurescom member community of European telecom network operators and the European telecom industry at large.
Anastasius has served as a coordinator of several research and innovation projects under the European framework programs and has experience in standardization. His current interests are large-scale testbeds for enabling experimentation in 5G and beyond and Next Generation Internet (NGI) technologies and systems. Anastasius is a steering board member of the 5G PPP and is interested in innovation on top of advanced experimentation infrastructures and the evolution of the networks in general.
He has authored and co-authored several papers and articles.