Departmental Seminars

Seminar Schedule Fall 2016-2017

"Photovoltaic (PV) Production Forecasting Model Based on Artificial Neural Networks (ANN)", By George Makrides
Date and Time: 13 September 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: ΧΩΔ 02 - 117, New Campus - University of Cyprus

Seminar Schedule Spring for 2016-2017

"Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Chemical Sensing and Biomedical Imaging: Microsystems and Microtumors", by Chrysafis Andreou
Date and Time: 29 June 2017, 15:00-16:00
Room: ΚΩΔ 03 - 105, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Computational Intelligence Methods for Intentional Controlled Islanding of Power Systems", by  Panayiotis Demetriou
Date and Time: 26 April 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 013, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Network Security", by  Dr. Ramzi Saifan
Date and Time: 05 April 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 013, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Blackout: Enabling fine-grained power gating of buffers in Network-on-Chip routers", by  Panayiotis Egglezakis
Date and Time: 29 March 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 013, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Next-generation Wireless Communication Systems- A Stochastic Geometry Approach" , by Christodoulos Skouroumounis
Date and Time: 22 March  2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: E116, Old Campus - University of Cyprus

"Coping with a Chronic Condition: The Case of Soft Errors", by Dr.Arkady Bramnik
Date and Time: 21 March 2017, 12:00-13:00
Room:  ΘΕΕ-01 148,, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Antenna Applications of Microwave Metamaterials. Theory, Simulations and Results", by Andreas Potamitis
Date and Time: 08 March 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 013, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Bicoprime Factorisation Theory: A Robust Control Perspective", by Mihalis Tsiakkas
Date and Time:08 February 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room:XΟΔ 02 - 013, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Caching in Large-Scale Cellular Networks with D2D Assistance", by Eleni Demarchou
Date and Time: 01 February 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 013, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Stochastic Realization of Finite-Valued and of Countably-Valued Stochastic Processes", by Jan H. Van Schuppen
Date and Time: 27 January 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - B208, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"The Communication Problem of Controllers and Coordination Control", by Jan H. Van Schuppen
Date and Time: 25 January 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 013, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Solar power conversion efficiency above 40%; short and long term options", by Dr. Ned Ekins-Daukes
Date and Time: 18 January 2017, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 013, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Cyber security and CIP - challenges and solutions", by Prof. Michal Choras and Dr. Rafal Kozik
Date and Time: 17 January 2017, 18:00-19:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - Β111, New Campus - University of Cyprus

Seminar Schedule Fall 2016-2017

"Potential and performance of grid-connected multi-junction high-concentrator PV systems", by Eduardo F. Fernandez
Date and Time:16 Νοεμβρίου 2016, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 117, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Indirect measurement of respiration rate from wireless ECG and PPG signals: comparison and fusion", by Dr.Christina Orphanidou
Date and Time: 9 Νοεμβρίου 2016, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 117, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Secured multiparty computations for networked control systems", by Konstantinos Koumidis
Date and Time: 2 November 2016, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 117, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Distributed Cycle Detection and Removal", by Gabriele Oliva
Date and Time: 19 October 2016, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 117, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"How to communicate via a binary erasure channel with feedback without repeated ones", by Haim Permuter
Date and Time: 18 October 2016, 18:00-19:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 119, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Expert Vehicle Control at the Limits of Handling", by Efstathios Velenis
Date and Time: 28 September 2016, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 117, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"Resilient Drone-based Patrolling through Optimized Path Planning Strategies", by Panayiotis Koliow
Date and Time: 21 September 2016, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 117, New Campus - University of Cyprus

"An Empirical Model for Runtime, Capacity and Discharge Current Relationship for Lead Acid and Lithium Batteries", by Stelios Ioannou
Date and Time: 14 September 2016, 17:00-18:00
Room: XΟΔ 02 - 117, New Campus - University of Cyprus


Seminar Schedule Spring for 2015-2016

"Multi-Energy Systems: Modelling and assessing the Smart Grid beyond electricity", by Pierluigi Mancarella
"Digital chaotic electronic circuits", by Stavros G. Stavrinides
"Wireless Power Transfer in Communication Networks", by Costas Psomas
"Shortest Path Routing in Transportation Networks with Time-Dependent Road Speeds", by Costas Constantinou
"AdaM: an Adaptive Monitoring Framework for Sampling and Filtering on loT Devices", by George Pallis
"Detection of Collaborative Cyber-Attacks through Correlation and Time Dependency Analysis", by Marios Thoma
"5G Communication Systems - A Stochastic Geometry Approach", by Christodoulos Skouroumounis
"The role of RES self-consumption and net-metering in NZEBs", by Georgios C. Christoforides
"Quantification of the Effect of ITS on CO2 Emissions from Road Transportation", by Zissis Samaras
"Power Electronics - The Key Technology for Renewable Energy System Integration", by Frede Blaabjerg
"The role of RES self-consumption and net-metering in NZEBs", by Georgios C. Christoforides
"Energy and cost in fixed-grid and flex-grid optical networks", by Constantinos Manousakis
"Structural identifiability of linear and of rational systems", by Jan H. Van Schuppen
"Consistent testing for pairwise dependence in time series", by Constantinos Fokianos
"The Importance of Modelling Critical Infrastructures Interdependencies", by Constantinos Heracleous
"Antenna Arrays of Low Complexity: How to Use Less RF Chains than Elements in Single & Multi-User Applications", by Constantinos Papadias
"Optical Networking based on Spatial Division Multiplexing", by Ioannis Tomkos
"Getting more from Optical Coherence Tomography", by Costas Pitris
"Functional tunable devices using photonic crystal and hollow core fibers", by Kyriakos Vlachos
"ZF Beamforming for MISO Interference Channels without crosstalk CSI", by Kai-Kit Wong
"Microwave Photonic Processing of High-Speed Microwave Signals", by Robert A. Minasian
"Directed Information for real time communication", by Christos Kourtellaris
"Event-based networking for efficient Internet of Things", by Panayiotis Kolios
"Semantically-enhanced Feedback Control Systems", by George Milis
"Neurodynamic Optimization Approaches to Robust Pole Assignment", by Jun Wang 
"PV Technology Research and Testing Infrastructure at the University of Cyprus", by George Makrides
"Directed information and its application in communication, economics and statistical physics", by Haim Permuter
"Research Activities at the IEM Department of the THM University of Applied Sciences", by Hartmut Weber
"Defining, Evaluating and Boosting Power Systems Resilience to Highimpact Low-probability Events", by Mathaios Panteli

Seminar Schedule Spring for 2014-2015

"Uncertainty Analyses of Outdoor Measurement of Multi-junction Devices", by Matthew Norton
"Radar and wideband front-end activities", by Kostas Doris
"Navigation, Coordination and Fault Detection in Mobile Service Robots: Algorithms and Embedded Devices Implementation", by  Demetris Stavrou
"PV system models for assessing the power quality behaviour of distribution grids in the presence of high PV penetration levels", by Minas Patsalides
"Synchronization and Control Methods for Grid-Connecting Renewable Energy Sources", by Lenos Hadjidemetriou
"Spectrally tuned solar cells for improved energy harvesting", by Vasiliki Paraskeva
"Extremum Problems with Total Variation Distance and their Applications", by Ioannis Tziortzis
"The Intelligent Transportation Systems", by Dr.Stelios Timotheou
"The effect of branch parameter errors on voltage stability enhancement schemes", by Dr. Petros Mavroeidis
"Wireless Sensor Networks Localization: the Shadow Edge Approach", by Dr. Gabriele Oliva
"Performance implications of faults in microprocessor caches", by Georgios Klokkaris
"Microwave imaging based localization of wireless capsule endoscopes, antennas and propagation for wireless body area networks", by Rohit Chandra
"Design and Analysis of Novel Routing Protocols for Vehicular Delay Tolerant Networks", by Anna Sidera
"IEEE and You", by Costas M. Stasopoulos
"Fault-tolerant Control allocation: Application to icing detection and recovery in overactuated UAV", by Dr. Andrea Cristofaro
"Realization of rational systems", by Jan H. van Schuppen

Seminar Schedule for Fall 2014-2015

"Multi-scale periodicities in the functional brain networks of patients with epilepsy", by Manolis Christodoulakis
"Automatic Detection and Removal of Muscle artifacts from Scalp EEG Recordings in Patients with Epilepsy", by Maria Anastasiadou
"Computational Methods in Electromagnetics with Applications", by Anastasis Polykarpou
"Variability in Deca-Nanometer Nodes: Opportunities for Modeling and Mitigation", by Dimirios Rodopoulos
"Decentralized Control and Coordination of Distributed Resources for Emerging Applications in Electric Power Systems", by Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia
"Controllability and observability of rational systems", by Jan Van Schuppen
"Modeling Sound Propagation using Olive Tree Lab - Terrain", by Panos Economou & Polykarpos Polykarpou
"Parallelization of test pattern generation in multi-core systems", by Stavros Hadjitheophanous
"Wireless Patient Monitoring: challenges and some solutions", by Dr. Christina Orphanidou
"High-performance, Low-Power Integrated Reference Circuits and Reference Circuits for Space Applications", by Charalambos M. Andreou
"Decentralized fault diagnosis of discrete event systems using labeled Petri nets", by Carla Seatzu
"Big Data Processing with FPGA Supercomputers: Opportunities and Challenges", by Aπόστολος Δόλλας
"A Tutorial on the Flexible Optical Networking Paradigm: State-of-the-Art, Trends, and Research Challenges", by Ιoannis Tomkos
"Metamaterial Arrays and Applications: FSS, EBG & AMC structures", by Prof. Yiannis Vardaxoglou
"Provisioning/Protecting Multicast Applications in High-Speed Networks"

Seminar Schedule for Spring 2013 -2014

"From coverage control to optimal persistent monitoring in stochastic environments", by Christos G.Cassandras
"Reconfigurable Platforms: Architectures, CAD tools and Applications", by Dimitrios Soudris
"A Distributed Fault Detection Filtering Approach for Nonlinear Uncertain Systems", by Christodoulos Keliris
"Invisibility and electromagnetic-wave manipulation with metamaterial structures", by George V. Eleftheriades
"An Exploration of Stereo Vision Hardware Architectures for 3D Depth Perception in Embedded Vision Applications", by Chrisos Ttofi
"Bounds on the Probability of Miscassification between two hidden Markov Models", by Christoforos Keroglou
"Mobility Management and Performance Control in Wireless Networks", by Vasos Vassiliou
"Impact of Future Fossil Fuel Prices on Net-Metering Compensation of PV Distributed Generation in Vertically Integrated Systems", by Alexandros Nikolaidis
"Neuromarphic Computing: Building blocks and methods for implementing neural computing systems in hybrid analog/digital VLSI Technology", by Prof. Giacomo Indiveri
"Adaptive Memory Systems for Heterogeneous Memories and Processors", by Mattan Erez
"RFID Systems of COntrol & REgistration ", by John N. Sahalos
"Resource Allocation in multiuser broadband systems under Physical layer security QoS", by Sotiris Karachontzitis
"Multicast Routing in Sparse Splitting Optical Networks", by Costas Constantinou
"Antenna Applications of Metamaterials with emphasis on Impantable Biomedical Devices", by Marco A. Antoniades
"Approaches to the closest vector problem in MIMO detection", by Francisco A. Monteiro
"Performance of Coordinated-distributed prediction of traffic flow in a motorway network", by Jan H. Van Schuppen
"Ultra Low Power Design of Smart Wireless body Sensor Nodes", by David Atienza Alonso

Seminar Schedule for Fall  2013-2014

"A Fluroscopic Cancer Screening Capsule for the Small Intestine", by Panayiota Demosthenous
"Memristors for Bioinspired Circuit Design", by Evripides Kyriakides
"Mapping Brain Connections in the Human Connectome Project: Diffusion and other MRI modalities", by Stamatios Sotiropoulos
"Prediction model for potential-induced degradation (PID) of photovoltaic modules at different locations based on local weather data", by Simon Koch
"DaemonGuard:O/S-Assisted Selective Software-Based Self-Testing for Multi-Core Systems", by Michael Skitsas
"Cy-Tera: A Computational resource for Cyprus", by George Tsouloupas
"Connected Vehicles and their potential to alleviate cyber-physical congestion", by Panayiotis Kolios
"The Effect of Dialectric Covers on Impulse Behavior on Non-Uniform Gaps", by Petros N. Mavroeidis
"Some Key Elements of Cognitive Radio Research", by James C. Isaacs
"Accident and Emergency Center Intelligent Monitoring Systems", by Christoph Beck
"Sand-Scorpion Inspired Spiking Neural Network: from Biology to Theoretical Model to Real-Time Application" by Guillaume Garreau
"Interdependency Modeling", by Roberto Setola
"Mobility Management in WSNs: A Performance Control Approach", by Zinon Zinonos

Seminar Schedule for Spring  2012-2013

" Science on the Interface: multiphase microfluidics and surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy for chemical detection", by Chrysafis Andreou
"System Frequency Response Considering the Integration of Wind Power", by Dr. Francisco M. Gonzalez-Longatt
"Novel Techniques for Resolution Improvement in Optical Coherence Tomography", by Dr. Evgenia Bousie
"Optimal Control of Battery - Operated Systems", by Christos G. Cassandras
"A next generation state estimator for wide area monitoring of power systems", by Markos Asprou
"Distributed Estimation in Sensor Networks", by Assist. Prof. Federica Pascucci
"Assessment of non-linear interactions in event-related potentials (ERPs) elicited by stimuli presented at short inter-stimulus intervals", by Dr. Charalambos Loizides
"Cooperative Tracking For A Swarm Of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: A Distributed Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Framework Design", by Dr Georgios P. Kladis
"WIDEVIEW Workshop: The Use of Telecommunications and GPS Technology for the Real-Time Wide-Area Monitoring and Control of Power Systems" by Mihaela Albu
"Multi-process Dynamic Linear modeling for tumor growth evolution", by Dr. Achilleas Achilleos
"Commercial Communication Satellites: Mission Life Cycle", by Marios Fotiou
"Research Activities at the Institute for Photovoltaics", by Prof. Juergen Werner
"Routing and Wavelength Assignment in Optical Networks", by Dr. Costas Manousakis
"Accelerating Bioinformatics and Biomedical Applications via Massively Parallel Reconfigurable Systems", by Agathoklis Papadopoulos
"Online distributed prediction of traffic flow in a motorway network", by Prof. Jan van Schuppen (Emeritus)

Seminar Schedule for  Fall  2012-2013

"Efficient Modeling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems by Example of Wind Turbines",  by Dr. -Ing. habil. Andreas Muller
"Chaotic electronics and applications", by Dr. Stavros G. Stavrinides
"Status and Future of Photovoltaics", by Prof. Jurgen H. Werner
"Control of distributed control systems", by Prof. Jan van Schuppen (Emeritus)
"Every Picture Tells a Story ? Visual Cluster Analysis", by Prof.James Bezdek
"Indices for Assessing the R.E.S Penetration in Transmission Networks of Isolated Systems", by Alexandros Nikolaides
"Integrating Green House Emission Costs in Life-Cycle Loss Evaluations", by Antonis Lazari
"Real-Time Hand Tracking for Human-Computer Interaction", by Dr. Paris Kaimakis
"Workshop on Grand Challenges of Computational Intelligence" by  Dr. Piero Bonissone, Prof. Xin Yao , Prof. Johan Suykens , Prof. Jennie Si , Dr. Freddy Lecue , Prof. Gary Yen , Prof Hisao Ishibuchi , Prof. Pablo Estevez ,Prof. Marios Polycarpou
"Applying the Network-on-Chip principles to systems overlaid on the FPGA fabric" by  Dr. Giorgos Dimitrakopoulos
"Optical Communications: What does the future hold?", by Dr. Dimitris Apostolopoulos
"Novel Routing and Protection Algorithms for Multicasting in Optical WDM Networks with Arbitary Mesh Topologies" by Costas K. Constantinou
"Practical DVFS and Power Gating Policies for Chip-Multiprocessor Last-Level Caches and Interconnect", by Paul V. Gratz
"All You Will Never Wanted to Know on Branch Predictors", by Andre Seznec
"Cannabinoids and the Brain: A mathematical neuroscience approach", by Margarita Zachariou
"Is the US electric grid ready for massive PHEV penetration?", by Sid Suryanarayanan
"RF and Microwave Photonics in Biomedical Applications", by Afshin Daryoush
"Popularity versus similarity in growing networks" by Fragkiskos Papadopoulos
"Random Neural Network", by Stelios Timotheou
"The Art and Joy of Research and Innovation", by Marias Polycarpou
"Bayesian Methods in Genome-Wide Association Studies", by Charalambos Loizides