Irene Kilanioti

Division of Communication, Electronic and Information Engineering


Brief Biography


Since September 2021, Irene Kilanioti has been working as Teaching Laboratory Staff in NTUA, Division of Communication, Electronic and Information Engineering of ECE.

She has been a PostDoc researcher with the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich (2018, 2019) (Professor Dr. C. Böhm). She received her PhD (2017) entitled “Improving Content Delivery with OSN-Awareness” from the Department of Computer Science of the public University of Cyprus with scholarship of the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (supervised by Professor G.A. Papadopoulos). She received her MSc. degree in Advanced Information Systems (best student award) from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, and her B.Sc. degree from the same Department.

She has worked as an informatics teacher in Greece and Germany. She has also served from other seconded positions (National School of Public Administration, Information Society Office of the Greek Ministry of Education), as a software engineer in a telecommunications company (Vodafone, Enterprise Systems Development Department) and a teaching assistant in tertiary education (Design and Use of Database Systems, Professor Y. Ioannidis, NKUA, Information-theoretic Data Mining, Professor Dr. C. Böhm, LMU).

She has 11 publications in peer-reviewed conferences, journals and books. She has been vice-coordinator for the use case “Delivering Social Multimedia Content with Scalability”, WG1, and trainer for the EU cost action cHiPSet High-Performance Modeling and Simulation for Big Data Applications (2017-2019). She is an Editor for the journal Frontiers in Digital Education.

She holds a translator diploma (Institute of Linguists, London) and obtained the licensure (Lehramt) for german high schools (Gymnasien) having completed two-year studies in Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (Erlangen) and having passed the german state examination. She speaks English and German fluently. She is a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber.

Research Interests

  • Social networks analysis,
  • Network services and infrastructures,
  • Content delivery networks,
  • Multimedia technology and communications,
  • Complex networks analysis and engineering,
  • Data mining,
  • Semantic web technologies,
  • Adaptive educational software