University of the Basque Country (Spain)
Eduardo Jacob (EHU) got in 1991 a BSc in Industrial Engineering and a MSc. in Industrial Communications and Electronics from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). He spent 2 years in a public R&D in Telecommunications enterprise which is nowadays Tecnalia. Later he spent some years as IT director in the private sector before returning to the Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao getting his PhD in ICT in 2001. He is assistant professor at the same Faculty, where he has is acted during a terma as elected Head of the Communications Engineering Department. He also leads the I2T research group that has participated in several national and European R&D projects on SDN and NFV. He is the promoter and coordinator of the EHU OpenFlow Enabled Facility. His interests are related to the application of the Software Defined Networks to support advanced applications, resilient and secure ITS, privacy and security in sensor based end to end communications systems and data privacy. His latest activities are related to industrial applications of SDN and NFV for resiliency, experimental network infrastructures, and cyberphysical systems.