Speaker details

i2CAT (Spain)

Joan A. García-Espín

MSc. Joan Antoni Garcia-Espin (joan.antoni.garcia@i2cat.net) is a research project manager at the Distributed Applications and Networks Area (DANA) of the i2CAT Foundation (Barcelona, Spain). He is currently leading WP3 in the European FP7 project GEYSERS, for infrastructure virtualisation. He also contributes to the GÉANT3 project. In the past, he participated in FP6 PHOSPHORUS and FP7 FEDERICA, and national (Spanish) projects including Enigma, Enigma Enhanced (Enigma II) and E3MS He received his Telecommunication Engineering degree from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in 2007. He wrote his Master Thesis in design and implementation of TE-enabled, DiffServ-aware MPLS networks for providing end-to-end QoS, also in 2007. He is a PhD candidate of the Wide-band Networking research group (BAMPLA) in the Telematics Engineering Department (ENTEL) of the UPC. He owns experience in optical networking, dynamic switching and management systems for networks, QoS and DiffServ for MPLS networks and infrastructure virtualisation. He is an active contributor to the NSI-wg and ISOD-rg gropus in the Open Grid Forum. His main research interests are network service provisioning, infrastructure virtualisation and network resource sharing and allocation.