Dr. George Athanasiou

G. Athanasiou

Dr. George Athanasiou received the diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Thessaly in 2005. In 2010 he obtained his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the same University. He spent several years working as a researcher in Academia (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Information Technologies Institute at the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Electrical Engineering School at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and University of Piraeus Research Centre) and in Industry (Telefonica Research and Intracom Telecom). He was also co-founder and CTO of Aukoti AB, a Swedish startup on sensor networking and building automation. His research interests include the design and performance evaluation of wireless networks, optimization techniques, cross-layer design, smart-grid architectures, sensor networks, and vehicular networks. He has authored more than 50 publications in these areas in international journals and refereed conferences. Since September 2014 he is with the ICCS/I-SENSE group working as a Technical Manager in EU research projects. He is a member of the IEEE and the Technical Chamber in Greece.

Email: george.athanasiou@iccs.gr

Telephone: +30 210 772 2466