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George ATHANASIOU

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KTH - Royal Institute of Technology
Sweden

Dr. George Athanasiou received the diploma in Computer and Communications Engineering from University of Thessaly in 2005. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer and Communications Engineering from the same University, in 2007 and 2010 respectively.

Currently, he is a research scientist at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Electrical Engineering School and ACCESS Linnaeus Center, Department of Automatic Control, Stockholm, Sweden.

He is also co-founder and CIO of Aukoti AB, a Swedish startup on sensor networking and building automation.

From December 2010 to November 2011 he was a senior researcher at the University of Piraeus Research Centre working on the EU research projects UniveSelf and OneFIT.

From September 2005 to November 2011 he was a researcher at the Informatics and Telematics Institute (ITI) at the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) working on several EU and National research projects: OPNEX, N-CRAVE, OneLab2, WIP, NEWCOMM, NEWCOM++, EuroNGI, EuroNF and CRUISE.

From May 2009 to August 2009 he was an intern at Telefonica I+D, Inernet Research Group, Barcelona, Spain, where he worked on the “ClubADSL: Bundling Wireless Connections” research project. The project has been recently awarded by Telefonica R&D as the best project of 2010 of all the R&D groups (including the centers in Barcelona, Madrid, Valladolid, Granada, Sao Paulo, Huesca, Mexico City) for its innovation.

From August 2006 to November 2006 he was an intern at Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

His research interests include the design and performance evaluation of wireless networks, resource management, service and network management, cognitive networking and optimization techniques. He has authored numerous publications in these areas in international journals and refereed conferences.

He is a member of the IEEE and ACM and the Technical Chamber in Greece.

Web site: http://www.ee.kth.se/~georgioa/