Konstantinos Oikonomou is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Information Science and Informatics of the Ionian University, Corfu, Greece. He has received his diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics from University of Patras in 1998. In September 1999 he received his postgraduate degree: M.Sc. in Communication and Signal Processing from the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Imperial College (London). He received his Ph.D. degree in 2004 from the Informatics and Telecommunications Department, University of Athens, Greece. His Ph.D. thesis focuses on medium access control policies in ad hoc networks. Between December 1999 and January 2005 he was employed at Intracom S.A, as a research and development engineer. His current interests involve medium access control in ad hoc networks, performance issues in wireless networks, information dissemination, service discovery, facility location, energy consumption in cloud computing environments. He has a long experience regarding wireless systems and he has been co-ordinating a number of EC research projects in the computer networks research area and in various local development projects (e.g., virtual worlds). He has been a reviewer and TPC member of numerous conferences and journals in the area. He is currently an Associate Professor in Computer Networks at the Department of Informatics of the Ionian University, Greece, and has also served as the Head of the Department. He holds an award for the best paper from the Hawaii International Conference on System Service.