Dimosthenis Kyriazis is an Associate Professor at the Department of Digital Systems, Director of the Network-Based Systems and Services Laboratory and Director of the Postgraduate Program on Information Systems and Services. He graduated from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens / NTUA. Since 2007 he holds a Phd from the Electrical and Computer Engineering School of NTUA in the area of service-oriented architectures with emphasis on quality of service and workflow management. His research interests focus on service-oriented, distributed and heterogeneous systems, as well as software and data analysis technologies. He has participated in a number of European and National projects (e.g. BigDataStack, INFINITECH, CrowdHEALTH, iHELP, 5GTANGO, CYBELE) with emphasis on research topics related to the provision of quality of service guarantees, fault tolerance, resources management, performance modeling in service-oriented environments and application domains such as multimedia, post-production, virtual reality, finance, e-health etc. He is currently focusing on virtualization technologies for high availability of cloud computing infrastructures, resource management techniques in cloud computing and edge computing environments, as well as data management and analytics in the aforementioned environments. The outcomes of his research are reflected in more than 150 publications in international scientific journals and conferences.