Razvan Beuran is researcher with the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Hokuriku Research Center, Ishikawa, Japan. He received the joint Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from "Politehnica" University, Bucharest, Romania, and "Jean Monnet" University, Saint Etienne, France, in 2004. In 2006, he was post-doc research fellow with the Japan Institute of Science and Technology, Ishikawa, Japan, where he is currently project researcher. From 2001 to 2005, he was with CERN, Geneva, Switzerland as researcher, and then as a project associate. From 1999 to 2005 he was also with "Politehnica" University, Bucharest, Romania, as research assistant, and then as teaching assistant. His research interests include quality testing and measurement in wired and wireless networks, network emulation, and network reliability and dependability in connection with disaster situations.