Pavlos Maniotis obtained his Bsc degree in Computer Science (2009) and his Msc in “Networks, Communication and Systems Architecture” (2012) at the Department of Informatics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, located in Greece. His undergraduate and postgraduate theses concerned the study and simulation of handover processes and protocols for Radio-over-Fiber networks. Between April 2012 and January 2016 he worked as a Research Associate at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) and took part in RAMPLAS and PHOXTROT EU-funded research projects. Pavlos Maniotis is currently working as a Research Associate at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and since March 2014 he is pursuing his PhD in the area of Optical Communications. His research interests include the study and simulation of Computing and HPC-network Architectures that exploit Optical Interconnect and Optical Memory Technologies.