Konstantinos Oikonomou, PhD, MSc, DIC, MEng, has received his diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics from University of Patras in 1998. In September 1999 he received his postgraduate degree: M.Sc. in Communication and Signal Processing from the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Imperial College (London). He received his Ph.D. degree in 2004 from the Informatics and Telecommunications Department, University of Athens, Greece. His Ph.D. thesis focuses on medium access control policies in ad hoc networks.
He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Information Science and Informatics of the Ionian University, Corfu, Greece. Since 2006 he is a faculty member in Computer Networks at the Department of Informatics of the same university. He is an Associate Professor and he has also served as the Head of the Department. Between December 1999 and January 2005 he was employed at Intracom S.A, as a research and development engineer and in 2005. His current interests involve medium access control in ad hoc networks, performance issues in wireless networks, information dissemination, service discovery, facility location, energy consumption in wireless sensor networks and network cost reduction in cloud computing environments.
Dr. Oikonomou has a long experience regarding wireless systems and he has been co-ordinating a number of EC research projects in the computer networks research area and in various local development projects (e.g., virtual worlds). He is currently member of the editorial board of Computer Networks Journal (Elsevier). He has been a reviewer and TPC member of numerous conferences and journals in the area. He holds an award for the best paper from the Hawaii International Conference on System Service and another one from the Hellenic Mathematical Society.
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