Yannis Viniotis

 Engineering Building II (EB2) 3062
 Campus Box 7911


Dr. Viniotis' current research interests are in the areas of service engineering, design of high speed networks (with special emphasis on Quality of Service, transport protocols, ASIC implementations) and network algorithm analysis. In 1992 and 1993, Dr. Viniotis chaired two international conferences on networking. In 1995 he was a guest editor for the Performance Evaluation Journal's special issue on high speed networks. In 1997, he authored a textbook on probability theory and random processes. In 1998, Dr. Viniotis co-founded Orologic, a successful startup company in RTP; Orologic was acquired by Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation in March 2000. While at Orologic, Dr. Viniotis has designed two chips for Quality of Service in IP and ATM networks, the first such chips that operate at 2.4 Gbps. In 2004, he authored a textbook on mathematical principles for electrical and computer engineers.


  • Ph.D. 1998
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Maryland, College Park
  • Master's 1985
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Maryland, College Park
  • Bachelor's 1981
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Patras, Greece

Research Focus

  • Networking
  • Networking Services and Management

Awards & Honors

  • 2009 - Best Paper Award, ICSOFT 2009 Conference
  • 1995, 1991, 1990, 1989 - Outstanding Instructor Award, National Technological University
  • 1992 - Best Paper Award, The Institute of Management Sciences Southeastern Chapter Student Competition
  • 1985 - George Corcoran Graduate Assistant Award, University of Maryland

Recent News

Professor Yannis Viniotis Receives Inaugural Snowflake Faculty Fellowship

Posted on October 14, 2021 | Filed Under: Faculty

Dr. Yannis Viniotis has been awarded the 2021 Snowflake Faculty Fellowship supporting research and education in key cloud computing technologies

Siam to Continue Work On TCP Live Play

Posted on October 16, 2012 | Filed Under: News

DepartmentHistoryFacilitiesDiversitySpotlightEmploymentFaculty AwardsStaff AwardsGraduationVisit NEWSROOM Yannis ViniotisJun 19, 2017 Yazan Siam, a recent Bachelor of Science graduate in Computer Engineering at NC State University has exten …


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