Xenia Mountrouidou is currently an Assistant Professor at College of Charleston, Department of Computer Science. Previously she was an Assistant Professor at Wofford College and Jacksonville University. She was a post-doc researcher at the College of William and Mary working on analytical modeling for power savings, reliability and performance on disk drives. She held a position as a Software Performance Engineer for the WebSphere Application Server Performance team at IBM, Research Triangle Park. She received her Ph.D. in 2007 from North Carolina State University, Department of Computer Science under the supervision of Dr. Harry Perros. She received Master’s of Science on 2002 from the Department of Computer Engineering at the University of Patras. She has worked as an undergraduate student research assistant at the Computer Architecture and VLSI Systems Lab, Institute of Computer Science, Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas (ICS-FORTH). She has also worked for Ellemedia Technologies, as a member of Technical Staff of Broadband Components Group. She has authored scholarly papers in the areas of performance modeling, computer networks, embedded computer architectures, and computer network security.