Brilliant people, strong mindset,
Brilliant people, strong mindset,
Dr. Anastasios Kourtis received his BSc degree in Physics in 1978 and his Ph.D. degree in Telecommunications in 1984, from the University of Athens. Since 1986, he is a member of the research staff in the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications (IIT) of the NCSRD, where he is currently the Research Director. His technical and research activities focus in the areas of wired and wireless broadband networks, multimedia applications, end to end Quality of Service (QoS) over heterogeneous networks and terminals, network management, network virtualization and 5G networks. Dr. Kourtis has been in charge of advanced research and collaborative projects inside different funding schemes. He has participated in more than 30 EU-funded research and development projects, and he is currently participating in six H2020/5G-PPP projects: 5G-ESSENCE, 5G-TANGO, MATILDA, IORL, 5G-MEDIA and 5GENESIS, investigating virtualisation technologies in the 5G landscape. Dr. Kourtis has been the Project Manager of ATHENA (IST/ FP6), IMOSAN (IST/ FP6), ADAMANTIUM (FP7-ICT) and T-NOVA (FP7-ICT) projects and also Technical Manager of REPOSIT (FP5/IST), VITAL (H2020), SESAME (H2020) and 5G-ESSENCE (H2020). Dr. Kourtis has also co-ordinated a number of National funded projects. He has more than 110 publications in Journals and International Conferences.
kourtis [at] iit.demokritos.gr
Research Assistant Professor
Dr. Harilaos Koumaras was born in Athens, Greece in 1980. He received his BSc degree in Physics in 2002 from the University of Athens, Physics Department, his MSc in Electronic Automation and Information Systems in 2004, being scholar of the non-profit organization Alexander S Onassis, from the University of Athens, Computer Science Department and his PhD in 2007 at Computer Science from the University of Athens, Computer Science Department, having granted the four-year scholarship of National Centre of Scientific Research “Demokritos”. He has received twice the Greek State Foundations (IKY) scholarship during the academic years 2000-01 and 2003-04. He has also granted with honors the classical piano and harmony degrees from the classical music department of Attiko Conservatory. Since 2004 he is a principal lecturer at the Business College of Athens (BCA) teaching modules related to Information Technology and Mathematics and Logic. From 2009, he has been elected as the Head of the Computer Science Department of BCA and Course leader of the respective franchised course of London Metropolitan University. He also joined as Associate Researcher the Digital Communications Lab at the National Centre of Scientific Research “Demokritos” in 2003 and since then he has participated in numerous EC-funded and national funded projects with presentations and publications at international conferences, scientific journals and book chapters. In 2018, he was elected Research Assistant Professor. Dr. Koumaras has published more than 100 articles focused on 5G/B5G systems, network virtualization, SDN/NFV, MANO, and quality of service/experience in media delivery. Harilaos Koumaras is the project coordinator of the H2020 5G-PPP 5GENESIS project, 5G Athens platform leader of 5G-PPP 5G!DRONES project and the technical manager of the H2020 5G-PPP EVOLVED-5G project and Horizon Europe AerOS project.
koumaras [at] iit.demokritos.gr
Personal Website: https://koumaras.wordpress.com/
Mr. Xilouris is a Research Scientist (Grade C) at the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications and Head of the Networks Operations Center (NOC), of NCSR ‘‘Demokritos’’. Mr. Georgios Xylouris graduated on June 1999 from the Department of Physics of University of Ioannina. On September 2001 he received his Master’s (M.Sc.) degree in automation systems from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He joined the Media Networks Laboratory of National Center for Scientific Research ‘‘Demokritos’’ in 2000, to work on digital video broadcasting standard – terrestrial (DVB-T) for enabling data communications. After receiving his M.Sc. and till recently, he has been occupied as Research Associate in the Media Networks Laboratory working on European Research and Development projects in the fields of data networks, telecommunications and service management.
He has been active research associate since 2000 and has participated in numerous EU and national funded projects, collaborating with various academia and enterprises with presentations and publications at international conferences, scientific journals, and book chapters. He has strong technical and research expertise in the fields of Network Virtu- alisation and Management, Programmable Networks, Cloud Networks, Satellite Networks, Media delivery technologies and Performance Evaluation of IT services. He is the author/co-author of more than 80 scientific papers in interna- tional journals, technical books, and book chapters, numbering at least 1302 citations and h-index 201. Mr. Xilouris has served as independent expert (i.e., evaluator) on behalf of European funded R&D projects in the field of ICT. He has also acted as a reviewer at numerous prestigious international journals and magazines. He served as a Technical Coordinator of T-NOVA EU funded project, that achieved the release the first NFV Orchestrator implementation. He is also member of the organizing committee of IEEE NFV-SDN conference since its initiation in 2014.
xilouris [at] iit.demokritos.gr
Dr. Kourtis Michail-Alexandros received his PhD from UPV/EHU in 2018 and his Diploma and Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Athens University of economics and business, in 2011 and 2013 respectively. His research interests include Cybersecurity, AI, 5G, Trusted Communication, Encryption, Network Function Virtualization, and Software Defined Networks. He is a contributor at the OPNFV open source project Yardstick, and an active member, participant and contributor at the IETF NFVRG, also a TPC member and reviewer at various conferences and journals. He has over 20 journal publications and 40 conference papers in renowned international venues. He has participated in over 15 EU projects, undertaking WP and team leader roles. He is also technical expert advisor in ENISA regarding Fog and Edge Computing in 5G.
akis.kourtis [at] iit.demokritos.gr
Charilaos C Zarakovitis received the BSc degree from the Technical University of Crete, Greece, in 2003, the M.Sc and G.C.Eng degrees from the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, in 2004 and 2005, and the M.Phil and Ph.D degrees from Brunel University, London, UK, in 2006 and 2012, respectively, all in electronic engineering. He is currently Researcher with the (i) School of Computing and Communications (Infolab21), Lancaster University, UK, (ii) Institute for Communication Systems (5GIC), University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, and (iii) Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications (MNL), National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece. His main research interests include green wireless networking, cognitive radios, AI/ML systems, network virtualisation, statistical signal processing, game-theoretical scheduling and convex optimisation analysis.
c.zarakovitis [at] iit.demokritos.gr
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