Description: K:\www\iv.gifYannis Viniotis

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina

Contact Information

office: EB II, Room 3062

office phone: (919) 513-4221
fax: (919) 513-3326
home phone: (919) 467-5420

Short Biography

Electrical Engineering diploma, University of Patras, Greece, 1981;
M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, 1985;
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, 1988.
Assistant Professor, NCSU, 1988-1994.
Associate Professor, NCSU, 1994-2005
Professor, NCSU, 2005-present
Cofounder, Orologic Inc., 1997
Director of Systems Architecture, Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation, 2000-2002.

Teaching Interests

  • ECE 220: Analytical Foundations in Electrical Engineering (undergraduate)
  • ECE 407: Introduction to Computer Networks (undergraduate)
  • ECE 470: Computer Networking Laboraqtory (undergraduate)
  • ECE 570: Computer Networks (graduate)
  • ECE492/592: Understanding and Managing Complexity in IT Systems and Services (undergraduate/ graduate)

Research Interests

Dr. Viniotis' current research interests are in the areas of service engineering, analysis and design of stochastic algorithms, with special emphasis on quality of service issues in high-speed and enterprise networks.

Technology transfer

In October 1997, Dr. Raif Onvural (an NCSU alumnus) and Dr. Viniotis cofounded Orologic Inc. (Orologic was acquired by Vitesse Semiconductors Corporation in March 2000.) While at Orologic, Dr. Viniotis was one of the two principal system designers of Pacemaker, the industry's first 2.4 Gbps traffic management ASIC, and Monitor, the industry's first 2.4 Gbps ASIC implementation of the I.610 and I.630 ITU protocols.