Head of the Group
Stefanos Papadakis is a Special Technical Scientist at the Telecommunications and Networks Laboratory (TNL) of the Institute of Computer Science of Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) and an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science (CSD), University of Crete (UoC). He received his degree in Physics (2001), and his M.Sc. (2004) and Ph.D. (2009) degrees in Computer Science from the University of Crete. He has been working in the TNL at FORTH-ICS since 2001, where he has designed and developed numerous software and hardware prototype systems and methods. His research interests include software defined & cognitive radios, radio resource & spectrum sharing, heterogeneous networking, position location techniques in wireless networks, radio propagation modeling, and emergency communications.
Research and Development Staff
Antonis Makrogiannakis, M.Sc.
Antonis Makrogiannakis received his B.Sc and the M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from University of Crete, in 2006 and 2011 respectively. Since June 2007, he had worked at the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) as an alumni and graduate student. Since December 2011 he works as a staff member in the Telecommunications and Networks Laboratory (TNL) of the Institute of Computer Science in FORTH. His research interests include software defined and cognitive radios, RF Engineering, FPGA firmware and driver development for radio hardware.
Graduate Research Assistants
Manolis Surligas, Ph.D. candidate
Manolis Surligas is a PhD candidate at the Computer Science Department, University of Crete. His research interests are Software Defined Radios, spectrum sharing – next-gen wireless networks and satellite communications. He loves coding in C/C++ and doing (black) magic tricks with GNU Radio.
Kostis Triantafyllakis, M.Sc. candidate
Graduate of Computer Science Department, University of Crete, and is currently a Master’s student at the same university. His research interests include telecommunications, spectrum sharing, signal detection and classification for cognitive radios.
George Vardakis, M.Sc. candidate
Graduate of Computer Science Department, University of Crete, and is currently a Master’s student at the same university. His research interests include telecommunications, spectrum sharing with cognitive radios and Multiple Inpute Multiple Output systems. His master’s thesis is on the development of a MIMO radar system for IoT devices.
Thanos Gkiolias, M.Sc. candidate
Thanos Gkiolias was born in 1992 in Athens, Greece. He received his 5-year Engineering Diploma from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Technical University of Crete in Chania, Greece. Currently, he is a postgraduate student in the Computer Science Department of University of Crete while working as a postgraduate research fellow in ICS-FORTH. His is interested in a variety of topics like Telecommunications, Computer Networks and Software Defined Radio development.
Nikos Karamolegkos, M.Sc. candidate
Nikos Karamolegkos was born and raised in the island of Santorini, Greece. He is a graduate student at Computer Science Department (CSD) in University of Crete (UoC). Nikos, received his 5-year Diploma from Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) School in Technical University of Crete (TUC). His academic interests are focused on telecommunication systems, Software-Defined Radios (SDR), Embedded Systems, Wireless communications, Cognitive radios and Computer networking. Currently, he is a research assistant at the Institute of Computer Science-Foundation for Research and Technology (ICS-FORTH).
Antonis Tzougkarakis, M.Sc. candidate
Antonis received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from University of Crete, in 2015. Currently, he is pursuing his M.Sc. degree in the Department of Computer Science, Univesity of Crete, while working as a Research Assistant in Telecommunication and network laboratory (TNL) of ICS-FORTH. His work focuses on Software Defined Radios (SDR) based on the protocol IEEE 802.15.4 for sensors.
Fotis Nikolaidis, M.Sc.
Antonios Gavaletakis, M.Sc.