Dr. Georgios Zervas is an Associate Professor of optical networked systems at University College London. He has published over 230 peer-reviewed papers and has an h-index of 31. He is a associate editor of IEEE Networking Letters and has been TPC member and chair of 11 leading conferences such as OFC and organised numerous workshops. He has been received the Elsevier’s Fabio Neri best paper awards on optical networks in 2011,2015,2018. Over the last 15 years he has been involved in over twenty UK, EU, EU-Japan and industrial funded projects worth over £9M. He is currently leading a team of 8 PhD students and researchers in the field of optical network technologies for high performance Data Centers and HPCs.