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GEORGE KARETSOS

Position Professor
Bachelor 1992, Diploma in Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
Master’s degree  
PhD degree 1996, PhD in Networking and Telecommunications, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)
Professional and teaching experience Teaching experience

2020-present: Prof., Department of Digital Systems, University of Thessaly
2015-2019: Prof., Department of Computer Engineering, TEI of Thessaly
2007-2015: Assoc. Prof., Department of Computer Engineering, TEI of Thessaly

2002-2007: Assist. Prof., Department of Computer Science and Telecommunications, TEI of Larissa

1998-2001: Adjunct Assist. Prof., Department of Industrial Mechanical Engineering, University of Thessaly

Participation in national and international research projects

1996-1997: ACTS DOLMEN AC036 (Service Machine Development for an Open Long-term Mobile and Fixed Network Environment). Senior Researcher, National Technical University Of Athens

1997-1998: ACTS AC031 COBUCO (Cordless Business Communication System). Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens

1997-1998 ACTS AC206 ABS, (Architecture for Information Brokerage Service), Principal Investigator. Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens

1998-1999: ACTS AC016 STORMS (Software Toοls for the Optimisation of Resources in Mobile Systems). Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens

1998-1999: ACTS AC019 EXODUS (Experiments On the Deployment of UMTS). Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens

2000-2001: IST 1999-10130 MANTRIP (Management, Testing and Reconfiguration of IP Based Networks Using Mobile Software Agents), Workpackage Leader. Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens

2000-2001: IST 1999-10299 ANDROID (Active Network Distributed Open Infrastructure Development), Principal Investigator. Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens

2000-2002: IST 1999-10561 FAIN (Future Active IP Networks), Principal Investigator. Senior Researcher, National Technical University of Athens

01/05/04 – 31/12/07: Scientific coordinator of «ARCHIMEDES» project. Support of research teams in TEI Larissa. Title: “Resource management techniques for QoS provision in Mobile Communication Networks”. TEI of Larissa

1/12/12 – 30/11/15: Scientific coordinator of «ARCHIMEDES II» project. Support of research teams in TEI Larissa. Title: “Optimal resource management in wireless broadband networks”. TEI of Thessaly
 

Scientific / research interests Communication networks and service quality assurance techniques, heterogeneous networking, cognitive radio networking, M2M adhoc networking, distributed processing and management of distributed applications, energy efficiency, AI and ML assisted networking techniques
Selected publications  

1. Dalgkitsis, M. Louta, and G. T. Karetsos, “Traffic forecasting in cellular networks using the LSTM RNN,” inProc. 22nd Pan HellenicConf. Informat., 2018, pp. 28–33.

2. Karetsos, G.T., Tragos, E.Z. & Tsiropoulos, G.I. A holistic approach to minimizing handover latency in heterogeneous wireless networking environments. Telecommun Syst 52, 1845–1858 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11235-011-9498-0

3. T. Kotsilieris and George T. Karetsos, “Prolonging the Lifetime of two-tiered Wireless Sensor Networks with Mobile Relays”, Hindawi ISRN Journal of Sensor Networks, accepted for publication, article in press http://www.hindawi.com/isrn/sn/aip/610796/, January 2013.

4. G. Karetsos, S. Kyriazakos, E. Groustiotis, F. Di Giandomenico, I. Mura, “A Hierarchical Radio Resource Management Framework for Integrating WLANs in Cellular Networking Environments”, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 6, December 2005.

5. S. Kyriazakos and G. Karetsos, “Practical Radio Resource Management in Wireless Systems”, Artech House Publishers, Boston, MA, USA, ISBN 1-58053-632-8, April 2004. https://us.artechhouse.com/Practical-Radio-Resource-Management-in-Wireless-Systems-P800.aspx
 

Courses taught during   
Signals and Systems
Additional information  
Participation in the organization and TPC member of International Conferences 

    1. EDOC (Enterprise Distributed Object Computing) 1998, San Diego, California, USA  (TPC member)
    2. IS&N (Intelligence in Services and Networks), Antwerp, Belgium 1998 (submitted paper reviewer)
    3. EDOC (Enterprise Distributed Object Computing) 1999, Mannheim, Germany (TPC member)
    4. DSOM (Distributed Systems: Operations & Management), Austin, Texas, 2000 (submitted paper reviewer)
    5. COMCON 8 (8th International Conference on Advances in Communications and Control), Crete, Greece 2001 (submitted paper reviewer)
    6. IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Barcelona, Spain, 2001 (submitted paper reviewer)
    7. IWAN (International Workshop on Active Networks) 2001, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (TPC member)
    8. Radio Network Management & Mobile Location Workshops 2002, Athens, Greece (TPC member)
    9. IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2002 (submitted paper reviewer)
    10. Radio Network Management & Mobile Location Workshops 2004, Athens, Greece (TPC member)
    11. IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Aveiro, Portugal, 2003 (submitted paper reviewer)
    12. IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit, Lyon, France, 2004 (submitted paper reviewer)
    13. European Wireless 2005, Nicosia, Cyprus (TPC member)
    14. IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit 2005, Dresden, Germany (TPC member)
    15. IEEE PIMRC 2005, Berlin Germany (TPC member)
    16. European Wireless 2006, Athens, Greece (TPC co-chair)
    17. CCDN 2006 (Content Caching and Distribution Networks), in conjunction with Networking 2006 IFIP Conference (TPC member)
    18. IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit 2006, Myconos, Greece, 4-8 June 2006 (Workshops Committee Chair)
    19. TEMU 2006, International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia, Crete, Greece (TPC member)
    20. Mobile Computing and Wireless Communications International Conference (MCWC 2006), (TPC member)
    21. The Fifth IASTED International Conference on COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS  AND NETWORKS (CSN 2006) August 28-30, 2006, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (submitted paper reviewer)
    22. IST Mobile & Wireless Communications Summit 2007, Budapest, Hungary, 1-5, July 2007 (TPC member)
    23. IEEE PIMRC 2007, Athens, Greece, 3-6, September 2007 (ως Πρόεδρος της Επιτροπής διοργάνωσης του Τεχνικού Προγράμματος (Technical Sessions Chair))
    24. 4th Mobility Conference, International Conference on Mobile Technology, Applications and Systems 12-14 September 2007, Singapore (TPC and Publicity Committee member)
    25. IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems 2007, 17-19 October 2007, Trondheim, Norway (TPC member)
    26. MM-CNIT 2007, Multi-Conference on Communications, Networking and Information Technology, 6-8 December 2007, Amman, Jordan (TPC member)
    27. MediaWiN 2008, Third Workshop on multiMedia Applications over Wireless Networks, July 6th, 2008 Marrakech, Morocco (TPC member)
    28. TEMU 2008, International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia, 16-18 July 2008, Ierapetra, Crete, Greece (TPC member)
    29. 5th Mobility Conference, International Conference on Mobile Technology, Applications and Systems, Yilan, Taiwan, September 10-12, 2008. (TPC member και της επιτροπής δημοσιότητας)
    30. IEEE PIMRC 2008, 19th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, September 15-18, Cannes, France (TPC member)
    31. 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Modeling Autonomic Communication Environments (MACE 2008) September 25-26, 2008, Samos Island, Greece (TPC member)
    32. WCNC 2009, IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference, 5-8 April 2009, Budapest, Hungary (submitted paper reviewer)
    33. IST Mobilight, 1st International Conference on Mobile Lightweight Wireless Systems, Athens, Greece, May 18-20, 2009 (TPC member)
    34. 34. MediaWiN 2009, Fourth Workshop on multiMedia Applications over Wireless Networks, 5 July 2009 – Sousse, Tunisia (TPC member)
    35. IEEE PIMRC 2009, 20th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, September 13-16, Tokyo, Japan (TPC member)
    36. TEMU 2010, International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia, July 14-16 2012, Chania, Crete, Greece (TPC member)
    37. IEEE MCECN 2010, Workshop on Mobile Computing and Emerging Communication Networks in conjunction with IEEE GLOGECOM 2010, 6-10 December 2010, Miami, Florida, USA (TPC member)
    38. IEEE VTC 2011 Spring, 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference, May 15-18 2011, Budapest, Hungary  (submitted paper reviewer)
    39. EW2011, 17th European Wireless Conference, April 27-29, 2011, Vienna, Austria (TPC member)
    40. IMIS 2011, The 5th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing, June 30th-July 2nd, 2011 Korean Bible University (KBU), Seoul, Korea (TPC member)
    41. IEEE ICT 2011, The 18th International Conference on Telecommunications, May 8-11, 2011, Ayia Napa, Cyprus (TPC member)
    42. MIC-WCMC2011, Mosharaka International Conference on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, June 3-5 2011, Instanbul, Turkey (TPC member)
    43. IEEE ISCC 2011, The 16th IEEE symposium on Computers and Communications, June 28 – July 1, 2011, Corfu, Greece (TPC member)
    44. PCI 2011, The 15th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, September 30-October 2 2011, Kastoria, Greece (TPC member)
    45. IEEE PIMRC 2011, 21st IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, September 11-14, Toronto, Canada (TPC member)
    46. ΙΕΕΕ WMCNT 2011, 3rd International Workshop on Mobile Computing and Networking Technologies, 5-7 October 2011, Budapest, Hungary (TPC member)
    47. EW2012, 18th European Wireless Conference, April 18-20, 2012, Poznan, Poland (TPC member)
    48. TEMU 2012, International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia, July 30-August 1 2012, Heraclion, Crete, Greece (TPC member)
    49. MIC-WCMC2012, Mosharaka International Conference on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 15-17 June 2012 (TPC member)
    50. ISWTA 2012, IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology & Applications, 23-26 September 2012, Bandung, Indonesia (TPC member).
    51. ΙΕΕΕ WMCNT 2012, 4th International Workshop on Mobile Computing and Networking Technologies, 3-5 October 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia (TPC member).
    52. PCI 2012, 16th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics
      with international participation, October 5-7, 2012 University of Piraeus, Greece (TPC member).
    53. IEEE ISCI 2013, IEEE Symposium on Computers & Informatics, Langkawi, Malaysia, 7 – 9 April 2013 (TPC member).
    54. EW2013, 19th European Conference 2013, Guildford, UK, 16-18 April 2013, (TPC member).
    55. MIC-WCMC2013, 3rd International Conference on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Valencia, Spain, 14-16 June 2013 (TPC member).
    56. IEEE ISCC’13, 18th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, July 7-10, 2013, Split, Croatia (TPC member).
    57. IEEE PIMRC 2013, 23rd International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications: Mobile and Wireless Networks, September 8-11, London, UK (TPC member).
    58. EW2014 20th European Wireless 2014 (EW), Castelldefels, Barcelona, 14-16 May 2014 (TPC member).
    59. IEEE ISCC’14, 19th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, June 23-26, 2014, Madeira, Portugal (TPC member).
    60. TEMU 2014, International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia, July 28-30 2014, Heraclion, Crete, Greece (TPC member)
    61. IEEE ISCC’15, 20th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, July 06-09, 2015, Larnaca, Cyprus (TPC member).
    62. IEEE BlackSeaComm’16, 4th International Conference on Communications and Networking, Varna, Bulgaria, 6-9 June 2016, (TPC member)
    63. SOAComm 2016, 1st International Workshop on Self Organized Adaptive Communications, Chalkidiki, Greece, July 13, 2016, (TPC co-chair)
    64. TEMU 2016, International Conference on Telecommunications and Multimedia, July 25-27 2014, Heraclion, Crete, Greece (TPC member)
    65. IEEE BlackSeaComm’17, 5th International Conference on Communications and Networking, Instabul, Turkey, 5-8 June 2017, (TPC member)
    66. SPECTS 2017, 2017 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems July 9-12, 2017, Seattle, WA, USA, (TPC co-chair)
    67. SOAComm 2017, 2nd International Workshop on Self Organized Adaptive Communications, Larnaka, Cyprus, August 28, 2017, (TPC co-chair)
    68. PCI 2017, 21st Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, Larissa, Greece, September 28-30, 2017, (TPC co-chair)
    69. IEEE BlackSeaComm’18, 6th International Conference on Communications and Networking, Batumi, Georgia, 4-7 June 2018, (TPC member)
    70. SPECTS 2018, 2018 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems July 9-12, 2018, Bordeaux, France, (TPC co-chair)
    71. SOAComm 2018, 3nd International Workshop on Self Organized Adaptive Communications, Zakynthos, Greece, July 23, 2018, (TPC co-chair)
    72. IEEE ICUFN’19, The 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, July 2 (Tue.) ~ July 5 (Fri.), 2019, Zagreb, Croatia (TPC member)
    73. SPECTS 2019, 2019 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems July 22-24, 2018, Berlin, Germany, (TPC co-chair)
    74. IEEE MENACOMM ’19, The 2nd IEEE Middle East & North Africa COMMunications Conference 19-21 November 2019, Manama, Bahrain, (TPC member)
    75. IEEE EUCNC’20, The 29th European Conference on Networks and Communications, 15-18 June, Dubrovnik, Croatia, (TPC member)
    76. IEEE ICUFN’20, The 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks, June 30 (Tue.) ~ July 3 (Fri.), 2020, Porto, Portugal, (TPC member)
    77. IEEE BlackSeaComm’20, 8th International Conference on Communications and Networking, Ukraine, Odessa, 26-29 May 2020, (TPC member)
    78. IEEE ICT’20, The 27th International Conference on Telecommunications, April 20-22, Bali, Indonesia, (TPC member)
    79. SPECTS 2020, 2020 International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems July 20-22, 2020, Madrid, Spain, (TPC co-chair)
    80. IEEE PIMRC’20, 31st IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, 31 August-3 September 2020, London, UK (TPC member)

     
    Reviewer in Scientific Journals
     

    1. IEEE Communications Magazine, ISSN 0163-6804
    2. International Journal of Computers and Applications, ISSN 1206-212X
    3. Elsevier Computer Networks, ISSN 1389-1286
    4. IEEE Systems Journal, ISSN 1932-8184
    5. Springer Wireless Personal Communications Journal, ISSN: 0929-6212
    6. International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology, ISSN 1743-8209
    7. IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, ISSN 1536-1284
    8. International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, ISSN 1754-3916
    9. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, ISSN 0018-9545
    10. IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, ISSN 1556-6072
    11. Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems, ISSN 1074-5351
    12. International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, ISSN 1743-8225

     

    Publication Citations

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