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Vasilis Giotsas Vasilis Giotsas
Research Engineer

Vasileios (Vasilis) Giotsas is a research engineer focusing on network measurements and telemetry, the risk assessment and mitigation of topological and macroscopic vulnerabilities of critical Internet infrastructures, and the analysis of Internet routing policies and performance.
He has a position of a lecturer (assistant professor) at the Computer and Communications department of Lancaster University, and has worked as a research scientist at the Internet Measurement and Analysis group of Technischen Universität Berlin, and as postdoctoral researcher at CAIDA (Center of Advanced Internet Data Analysis) at the University of California San Diego. He has contributed in multiple mission-critical research projects funded by the UK National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).
His work has been distinguished with the CoNEXT 2015 best paper award, and the IETF Applied Networking Research Prize 2016.
His datasets have been shortlisted in 2013 and 2014 for the ACM SIGCOMM Community Contribution Award. He was the recipient of two RIPE NCC Community Projects funds and two RIPE NCC fellowships.

Research Areas

Internet Measurement, Network Privacy


2021The Ties that un-Bind: Decoupling IP from web services and sockets for robust addressing agility at CDN-scale

Proceedings of the 2021 ACM SIGCOMM 2021 Conference, pp. 433–446. 2021.
Marwan Fayed, Lorenz Bauer, Vasileios Giotsas, Sami Kerola, Marek Majkowski, Pavel Odinstov, Jakub Sitnicki, Taejoong Chung, Dave Levin, Alan Mislove, Christopher A. Wood, Nick Sullivan

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