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COSTAS CHAIKALIS

Position Associate Professor
Bachelor 1995, Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Lamia, Greece.
Master’s degree 1999, Master of Science in Radio Frequency Communications Engineering, University of Bradford, UK.
PhD degree 2003, “Reconfigurable Structures for Turbo Codes in 3G Mobile Radio Transceivers”, University of Bradford, UK.
Professional and teaching experience Dec 2021 – now, Assistant Professor, University of Thessaly.

Feb. 2019 – Dec 2021, Assistant Professor, University of Thessaly.

Oct. 2017 – July 2019, Lecturer under contract teaching “Introduction to Informatics” module, Greek Open University.

Jan. 2017 – Jan. 2019, Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, TEI of Thessaly.

Jan. 2012 – Dec. 2016, Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, TEI of Thessaly.

Sept. 2006 – Dec. 2011, Lecturer under contract at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, TEI of Larissa.

Sept. 2003 – June 2006, Lecturer under contract at the Department of Electrical Engineering, TEI of Lamia.

Nov. 1998 – Mar. 2003, Lecturer under contract teaching undergraduate and postgraduate modules at the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Bradford, UK.

Oct. 2007 – June 2013, Teaching of the modules “Mobile Applications and Systems” and “Mobile Computer Communication Systems” at the postgraduate program with title “MSc in Computer Science”, ΤΕΙ of Larissa and Staffordshire University, UK.

Oct. 1998 – Oct. 2000 and Jan. 2002 – Mar. 2002, Research Assistant at the project (funded by Mobile Virtual Center of Excellence organization) entitled “Reconfigurable turbo decoder scenarios for UMTS mobile communications system”, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Bradford, UK.

Apr. 2005 – Dec. 2006, Member of the main research team for “ARCHIMEDES II” project (funded by the Greek Government) at sub-project with title: “Measurement of physical and chemical parameters in physical and chemical quantities of the environment combining biological problems in organisms and implementation of the results for the determination of geological phenomena”, TEI of Lamia.

May 2007 – Aug. 2008, Participation in the research project (funded by the Greek Government) entitled “Improvement of Informatics Studies” with teaching of the following modules using distance learning methods (LAMS and Blackboard software): Computer Architecture, Channel Coding: Check, Error Correction and Data Compression, TEI of Lamia.

Sept. 2013 – Nov. 2015, Leader of the main research team for “ARCHIMEDES III” project (funded by the Greek Government) at sub-project with title: “Development and implementation of chromatographic and phasmatographic methods for the identification of coloring matters in historic fabrics”, TEI of Thessaly.

Sept. 2012 – Nov. 2015, Member of the main research team for “ARCHIMEDES III” project (funded by the Greek Government) at sub-project with title: “Optimum resource management for wireless broadband networks”, TEI of Thessaly.

Scientific / research interests Mobile communication systems (physical layer), forward error correction coding, reconfigurable (software radio) architectures, cross layer architectures and DSP applications, VANETs.
Selected publications C. Chaikalis and J. M. Noras, “Reconfigurable turbo decoding for 3G applications”, Elsevier Science Signal Processing Journal, Volume 84, Issue 10, pp. 1957-1972, October 2004, DOI 10.1016/j.sigpro.2004.07.005.

C. Chaikalis, “Reconfiguration aspects and a reconfigurable outer block interleaver for 3G applications”, Springer Academic Publishers Wireless Personal Communications Journal, Volume 41, Number 1, pp. 77-97, April 2007, DOI 10.1007/s11277-006-9129-3.

C. Chaikalis, “Efficient TTI for 3G multimedia applications”, Hindawi Academic Publishers Advances in Multimedia Journal, Vol. 2007, DOI 10.1155/2007/95474.

C. Chaikalis, “Implementation of a reconfigurable turbo decoder in 3GPP for flat Rayleigh fading”, Elsevier Science Digital Signal Processing Journal, Volume 18/2, pp. 189 – 208, March 2008, DOI 10.1016/j.dsp.2007.04.002.

C. Chaikalis and N. S. Samaras, “Novel results on 3G reconfigurable outer block interleaving based on FER”, Springer Academic Publishers Wireless Personal Communications Journal, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 521 – 531, April 2011, DOI 10.1007/s11277-009-9859-0.

Courses taught during 2019-20 Digital Design