Anastasios Giovanidis received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece in 2005 and the Doctor of Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) degree from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany in 2010. His thesis was on the analysis and optimization of wireless networks with queues which incorporate the Automatic Retransmission reQuest (ARQ) protocol. Between 2010-2011 he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) in the area of discrete optimization with applications to Telecommunication systems. Since September 2011 he is a PostDoc with the INRIA-TREC group, involved in research related to stochastic geometry models for wireless networks.