Aiko Pras is an associate professor in the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Twente, the Netherlands, where he is leading the Design and Analysis of Communication Systems Group (DACS). He received a Ph.D. degree from the same university for his thesis titled "Network Management Architectures". His research interests include network management technologies, network monitoring and measurements, and network security. He is the coordinator of the European Network of Excellence on Management of the Future Internet (FLAMINGO), coordinator of the EU Future Internet Cluster and has participated in many European and Dutch research projects, as member, evaluator and as reviewer. He has contributed to research and standardization activities as a founding member of the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) Network Management Research Group (NMRG) and as RFC author. He is chairing the IFIP Technical Committee 6 on "Communications Systems", is editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine series on "Network & Service Management", associate editor of the International Journal of Network Management (IJNM), and Editorial Advisory Board member for the Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM). He is Steering Committee member of the IFIP/IEEE NOMS and IM Symposia (NISC), CNSM, AIMS, FUNEMS, as well as the EUNICE Consortium. He was/is (Technical Program) Co-Chair of several conferences, including DSOM'01, IM'05, EUNICE'07, TMA'09, AIMS'09 and Manweek'09.