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Christos Panayiotou

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

Biography

Christos Panayiotou has received a B.Sc. and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, in 1994 and 1999 respectively. He also received an MBA from the Isenberg School of Management, at the aforementioned university in 1999. From 1999 to 2002 he was a Research Associate at the Center for Information and System Engineering (CISE) and the Manufacturing Engineering Department at Boston University. During 2002-2003 he was a Visiting Lecturer at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at University of Cyprus (UCY). During 2003-2008 he was an Assistant Professor and currently he is an Associate Professor both with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UCY. Currently he serves as the Vice-Dean of the School of Engineering and as the Deputy Director of the KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks for which he is also a founding member. His research interests include distributed control systems, wireless, ad hoc and sensor networks, computer communication networks, fault diagnosis, quality of service (QoS) provisioning, optimization and control of discrete-event systems, resource allocation, simulation, transportation networks and manufacturing systems. He is actively involved in various projects funded by the European Commission and the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus that involve path planning algorithms, collaboration between mobile and stationary sensor nodes, localization techniques in the context of wireless networks, environmental monitoring using wireless sensor networks. He is an Associate Editor for the Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society, the Journal of Discrete Event Dynamical Systems and the European Journal of Control. He served as the General Co-Chair of the International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN 2009) and Program Chair of the CRITIS 2014 Conference. He is a senior member of the IEEE and also a reviewer for various conferences and journals, and he has served in the organizing and program committees of various international conferences.

Research Interest

Distributed control systems, wireless, ad hoc and sensor networks, computer communication networks, fault diagnosis, quality of service (QoS) provisioning, optimization and control of discrete-event systems, resource allocation, simulation, transportation networks and manufacturing systems

Publications

  • C. Laoudias, M.P. Michaelides, C.G. Panayiotou, “ftTRACK: Fault Tolerant Target Tracking in Binary Sensor Networks”, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, (2013). (accepted).

  • T.P. Lambrou, C.C. Anastasiou, C.G. Panayiotou, and M.M. Polycarpou, “A Low-Cost Sensor Network for Real Time Monitoring and Contamination Detection in Drinking Water Distribution Systems”, IEEE Sensors Journal, (2014) (accepted).

  • M.P. Michaelides, C. Laoudias, C.G. Panayiotou, “Fault Tolerant Localization and Tracking of Multiple Sources in WSNs using Binary Data”, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, (2013). (accepted).

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