Professor Dimitra Simeonidou FREng
Chair Professor of High Performance Networks, University of Bristol
Dimitra Simeonidou is distinguished for world-leading contributions to the field of telecommunications networks with profound international impact on the advancement of Optical, Data Centre and 5G networks. She pioneered breakthrough technologies for Smart Cities, driving regional and national urban digitisation strategy and delivering significant benefit to society and economy.
She co-founded one of the UK’s fastest growing companies, Zeetta Networks, developing software platforms for smart infrastructures. Dimitra is a strong advocate of women in engineering in national and international media.