Dr. Dimitrios Klonidis is currently the head of the Network Softwarization and IoT group at Ubitech, leading the research innovation and development activities on smart networking solutions, emphasizing 5G systems and services. He is actively involved in the management of several EU and national projects, maintaining the role of the technical coordinator in 3 large collaborative projects, all in the areas of 5G networks.
Dimitrios was awarded his Ph.D. degree in the field of optical communications and networking from the University of Essex, the UK, in 2006, his MSc degree in Telecommunication and Information Systems from the same university, and his first degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1998.
He holds technical expertise in various areas, including optical network design and optimization for access, metro and core networks, optical transmission and switching technologies, network planning control and management, and experimental performance evaluation.
Dimitrios’s research activities resulted in a total of over 150 publications in international journals and conferences.