Senior Lecturer with the School of Electronic Engineering, co-Director of the Performance Engineering Laboratory at Dublin City University, Ireland and Consultant Professor with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Dublin City University, Ireland for research in quality-oriented adaptive multimedia streaming over wired networks in 2003. He was awarded the B.Eng. and M.Sc. degrees in Software Engineering from the Computer Science Department, “Politehnica” University of Timisoara, Romania in 1996 and 1997, respectively. Dr. Muntean’s research interests include quality and performance-related issues of adaptive multimedia streaming, performance of content delivery over wired and wireless networks and with various devices, and energy-aware networking. Dr. Muntean is Associate Editor with the IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Associate Editor with the IEEE Communications Survey and Tutorials and reviewer for important international journals, conferences and funding agencies. He is a member of IEEE and IEEE Broadcast Technology Society.