Nikolaos Chrysos received his Ph.D. degree from Univ. of Crete in 2006. He was granted the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship in 2004-2006. Dr. Chrysos is currently with IBM Research -- Zurich, working on optical and electronic server-rack fabrics, with focus on congestion management, computer-network architecture, and virtualization. He holds more than 15 patents, and four IBM patent plateaus.