Dr Gürkan Gür is a senior lecturer at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) – Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT) in Winterthur, Switzerland. He received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering in 2001 and Ph.D. degree in computer engineering in 2013 from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. His research interests include Future Internet, 5G and Beyond networks, information security, and information-centric networking. He has two patents (one in US, one in TR) and published more than 80 academic works. He has been involved in various European H2020, ITEA and CELTIC projects as well as national Innosuisse and TUBITAK (TR) research projects as senior researcher, project coordinator and academic consultant. Currently, he is involved in EU H2020 RIA – INSPIRE-5Gplus project. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ACM.


Luis Almeida graduated in Electronics and Telecommunications Eng. in 1988 and received a Ph.D. in Electrical Eng. in 1999, both from the University of Aveiro in Portugal. He is currently professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Porto (UP), Portugal, and member of the CISTER research unit at UP where he coordinates the Distributed and Real-Time Embedded Systems (DaRTES) lab. Among several appointments, he is the chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems, he was Program and General Chair of the IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium in 2011 and 2012, respectively, and Vice-President of the RoboCup Federation from 2011 to 2013, integrating the Board of Trustees of this organization from 2008 to 2016. His research interests include real-time communication for distributed industrial/embedded systems.


Edgardo Montes de Oca graduated as engineer in 1985 from Paris XI University, Orsay both in electronics and computer science. He has worked as research engineerin the Alcatel Corporate Research centre in Marcoussis, France and in Ericsson’s Research centre in Massy, France. In 2004 he founded Montimage, and is currently its CEO. His main interest are in building critical systems that require the use of state-of-the-artfault-tolerance, testing and security techniques; the development of software solutions with strong performance and security requirements; and, designing and building tools for monitoring the security and performance of fixed and mobile networks. He has publishedmore than 30 papers and book chapters related to 5G. He is leader of the dissemination and exploitation activity of the H2020 INSPIRE-5Gplus project; member of the piloting committee of the System@tic digital infrastructure and IoT hub; and board member ofthe 5GPPP SME working group.