Symeon Papavassiliou received the diploma in electrical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 1990 and the MSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York, in 1992 and 1995, respectively. His main research interests lie in the area of communication networks, with emphasis on the analysis, optimization and performance evaluation of mobile and distributed systems, wireless networks and complex systems, Internet of Things. Currently he is a full professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. From 1995 to 1999, he was a senior technical staff member at AT&T Laboratories, New Jersey. In August 1999 he joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA, where he was an associate professor until 2004. From June 1996 till August 1999 he was also an adjunct professor at the Electrical Engineering Department of Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Papavassiliou was the Director of the Broadband, Mobile and Wireless Networking Laboratory (2000-2004) at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA, a founding member and Associate Director of the New Jersey Center for Wireless Networking and Internet security (2002-2004, New Jersey, USA), and a member of the New Jersey Center for Multimedia Research (1999-2001) and of the New Jersey Center for Wireless Telecommunications (1999-2003). Since 2005 he is also Associate Director of the Network Management and Optimal Design Laboratory at the National Technical University of Athens. His research has been recognized and funded by many industry and government international organizations including, European Commission under several Framework Programs and H2020, European Space Agency (ESA), General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) in Greece, National Science Foundation (NSF), US Army, MITRE Corp., Panasonic, Nortrhrop-Grumman, New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology etc. He has an established record of publications in his field of expertise, with more than 250 technical journal and conference published papers. He received the Best Paper Award in IEEE INFOCOM’94, the AT&T Division Recognition and Achievement Award in 1997, the US National Science Foundation Career Award in 2003, the Best Paper Award in IEEE WCNC 2012, the Excellence in Research Grant in Greece in 2012, the Best Paper Award in the 7th International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks (ADHOCNETS 2015) in 2015 and the Best Paper Award in the 23rd International Conference in Telecommunications (ICT) in 2016. Dr. Papavassiliou also served on the board of the Greek National Regulatory Authority on Telecommunications and Posts (2006– 2009). He has been Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (2010-2014), Technical Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (2011-2015), Editor of IEEE Communications Letters (2016-now), Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal "Sensors" MDPI (2016-now), Member of the Advisor Board of the International Journal “Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks” (2009-now), etc.. He has also serves a guest editor for several special issues of international journals while he has held several positions in the organizing committees of international conferences (including General Chair, Technical Committee Program Chair, etc.).
Communication Networks, analysis optimization and performance evaluation of mobile and distributed systems, game theory, multimedia services, wireless networks, adhoc networks, sensor networks, complex systems and networks, Internet of Things, Future Internet experimental facilities, anomaly detection, intrusion detection, trust management, Quality of Service (QoS), Quality of Experience (QoE)
- Stochastic Systems and Communications (Undergraduate - 4th Semester)
- Queuing Systems (Undergraduate - 6th Semester)
- Computer Networks (Undergraduate - 7th Semester)
- Social Network Analysis (Undergraduate - 9th Semester)
- Mobile Personal Communications (Graduate - Fall Semester)
- Self-organizing Ad hoc Networks (Graduate - Fall Semester)