Dr Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos

Lecturer in Digital Communications

Dr Konstantinos Kyriakopoulos

Kostas lectures in Digital Communications. He is an expert in Computer Networks and Network Security and his research interests include next generation communication networks, IoT and the aspects of Security, Trust and Privacy.

His teaching is aligned with his research areas and covers the modules of Internet and Communication Networks and Content and Network Security.

Academic background

Kostas received his BSc with Distinction in Electrical Engineering from the Technological Education Institute in Larisa, Greece in 2003. He moved on in the area of communications by attaining an MSc degree with Distinction in Digital Communication Systems and a PhD in the area of Computer Networks at Loughborough University in 2004 and 2007 respectively.

He has worked for 8 years as a Research Associate gaining experience in cross-layer measurements on Wired and Wireless Computer Networks, Anomaly Based Intrusion Detection and Knowledge Engineering.

Current research and collaborations

Kostas is currently involved in research including 5G key enabling technologies, such as Software Defined Networks, Mobile Edge and Cloud Computing, information centric networks and IoT.

Applications of interest range from cyber-physical systems to autonomous vehicles and smart buildings. Over the years Kostas has worked and collaborated with many leading universities worldwide.

Interests and activities

A member of the IEEE and the IEEE Communications Society, Kostas has chaired several sessions in International conferences and has been invited to review articles in conferences and journals, including:

  • IEEE ICC,
  • IEEE MILCOM,
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics,
  • SpringerBriefs, Springer-Verlag,
  • Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, John Wiley & Sons.
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