Betty Baziana

Betty (Peristera) Baziana is an Assistant Professor on Optical Networking at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Thessaly, Greece. Her research interests include optical networks, data center networks, machine learning and optical networking, optical interconnections, software defined networking, network optimization, network architectures and protocols, and traffic modelling. She has more than 75 research publications in international journals, conferences proceedings with reviewers and book chapters, related to these fields, while she is an author of a book. During 2018-2020 she served as a Laboratory Teaching Staff at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), NTUA. She was a research fellow at the University of Patras, Greece during 2000-2002, and at ECE, NTUA during 2002-2018. Also, she served as an adjunct lecturer at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Greece during 2015-2017, at the Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Greece during 2017-2019, and at the Department of Computer Science, University of Thessaly, Greece during 2016-2020. Since 2017 she has been a visiting professor at the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China.


  • Dr.-Ing. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece.

  • Title of Thesis: "Control Architectures and Transmission Techniques for the Performance Optimizations of Optical WDM Networks"

  • Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece.

  • Title of Thesis: "Design and Implementation of Subsystems for Receiver Front-End with Application in Personal Communications Systems (P.C.S.)"

Research Interests

    • Optical Networking

    • Control Architectures and Transmission Protocols for Optical Networks

    • ML Tecniques for Network Performance Optimization

    • Optical Interconnects

    • Optical Data Center Networks

    • Traffic and Network Performance Modelling