Dr. Athanasia Tsertou

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Dr. Athanasia Tsertou has graduated from the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 2003. She has obtained a PhD degree in Wireless CSMA/CA Networks from the University of Edinburgh, School of Engineering and Electronics in 2006 and has worked as a Research Associate in the EPSRC funded FireGrid. Athanasia has a significant software design experience in embedded systems, working in the field of home and business CPEs for more than 5 years.

Since September 2012, she is working in ICCS where she is leading the Smart Integrated Systems team (http://i-sense.iccs.gr/research-teams/smart-integrated-systems). Athanasia has been involved as the project manager or the technical manager of several EU-funded projects (H2020, FP7 and INTERREG), including but not limited to SCENT, Clusters 2.0, SENSKIN, RECONASS, ICeWater, eVACUATE, INTE-TRANSIT, etc. Her research interests include embedded system design, cyber physical systems, sensors and sensor networks, IoT, Platform/Software as a Service architectures and innovative wireless communications technologies. Regarding application domains, she is mostly active in the field of environment, focusing on the use of in-situ and citizen generated data for improving the monitoring and management of environmental phenomena as well as in the field of logistics and supply chain management, with the aim to expand recent advances in ITS and people mobility to the freight transport domain.