Dr. Prodromos Makris (male) was born in 1985 and he is currently a senior researcher at ICCS/NTUA (National Technical University of Athens), Greece. He holds a 5-year BSc (2007), MSc (2009), PhD (2013) from University of the Aegean, Greece. During the last years, he has been actively participating and leading several national and EC-funded research and innovation projects collaborating with many industrial and academic partners. His research interests include context-aware mobile and wireless networking in the 5G and beyond era, Internet of Things (IoT) and their applicability in smart energy networks and resource management algorithms for energy efficiency. He has more than 50 publications in international conferences and journals. He has recently served as technical manager of FP7 VIMSEN-GA-619547 and H2020-GA-731767 SOCIALENERGY projects and currently, he is the project and technical manager of H2020-GA-863876 FLEXGRID project. From 2020, he also serves as Adjunct Lecturer at the University of the Aegean. He is an IEEE member and also a member of Technical Chamber of Greece.