Dario Vieira finished his Ph.D. at the Télécom SudParis (TSP, France) in December 2006. During his PhD, he was a research intern at Intel Research Lab in Cambridge (UK) where he worked on the definition, design and implementation of a new Session Maintenance Protocol (which they called Managed Session Protocol – MSP). He was a member of Computer Network Research Group at State University of Campinas – Unicamp, Brazil. He received his M.Sc. Degree in Computer Science from Unicamp in March 1999.