Yannis Viniotis

Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Phone: 919.513.4221
  • Office: 3062 Engineering Building II

In 1992 and 1993, Yannis Viniotis chaired two international conferences on networking. In 1995 he was a guest editor for the Performance Evaluation Journal’s special issue on high-speed networks. In 1997, he authored a textbook on probability theory and random processes. In 1998, Dr. Viniotis co-founded Orologic, a successful startup company in RTP; Orologic was acquired by Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation in March 2000. While at Orologic, Viniotis has designed two chips for quality of service in IP and ATM networks, the first such chips that operate at 2.4 Gbps. In 2004, he authored a textbook on mathematical principles for electrical and computer engineers.

Research Interests

Viniotis’ current research interests are in the areas of service engineering, design of high-speed networks (with special emphasis on quality of service, transport protocols, ASIC implementations) and network algorithm analysis.

Education

DegreeProgramSchoolYear
Ph.D.Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Maryland1998
MSEEMaster of Science in Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Maryland1985
BSEEBachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Patras1981

Honors and Awards

  • 2009 | Best Paper Award, ICSOFT 2009 Conference
  • 1995 | Outstanding Instructor Award, National Technological University
  • 1992 | Best Paper Award, The Institute of Management Sciences Southeastern Chapter
  • 1991 | Outstanding Instructor Award, National Technological University
  • 1990 | Outstanding Instructor Award, National Technological University
  • 1989 | Outstanding Instructor Award, National Technological University
  • 1985 | George Corcoran Graduate Assistant Award, University of Maryland

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