Dr. Dimitris Katsianis has received the Informatics degree, the M.Sc. in Signal Processing and Computational Systems and the PhD diploma in network design with technoeconomics aspects from the University of Athens, Dept. of Informatics and Telecommunications. He is a senior research fellow within the Optical Communications Group, participating in several European and national R&D projects. He has worked as an expert scientific advisor with several firms in the field of technoeconomics & network design including national activities for technoeconomic evaluation of telecommunication strategies and regulation policies. He has more than 60 publications in journals and conferences in the field of technoeconomics and telecommunications network design.