Dr. Gino Carrozzo is R&D project manager at Nextworks, an Italian SME
that operates in the IT and Telecommunications sectors with major focus
on Control Plane technologies and software. He received the Italian
Laurea degree "cum laude" in Electronic Engineering from the University
of Pisa (Italy), and holds a Ph.D. from the same university in the field
of control plane and path computation techniques for transport networks.
He currently coordinates the R&D technical activities in Nextworks,
including private-contract R&D projects with carriers and network
vendors (Interoute, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent) and FP7 projects in the
area of Future Internet and FIRE (BonFIRE, FIBRE, ETICS, GEYSERS, MAINS,
His research interests include ASON/GMPLS, PCE, traffic engineering and
traffic recovery strategies, Transport MPLS (T-MPLS/MPLS-TP) and
carrier-grade Ethernet services (ITU-T EPL, EVPL).