Panayotis Takis Mathiopouloss

National Observatory of Athens, Greece

Panayotis Takis Mathiopoulos is currently Director of Research at the Institute for Space Applications and Remote Sensing (ISARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), where he has established the Wireless Communications Research Group. As ISARS' Director, he has lead the institute to a significant expansion, R&D growth, and international scientific recognition. For these achievements, ISARS has been selected as one of the national centers of excellence for the years 2005–2008. He was a faculty member at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada for 14 years, last holding the rank of Full Professor of electrical and computer engineering. Maintaining his ties with academia, he is an Adjunct Professor at UBC and is teaching part-time at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens. Over the years, he has supervised university- and industry-based R&D groups and has successfully acted as a Technical Manager for large R&D Canadian and European projects. He has supervised the theses of more than 30 graduate students, and has published close to 150 papers in journals and conference proceedings. He serves on the Editorial Board of several scientific journals, including the IEEE Transactions on Communications. He has regularly acted as a consultant for various governmental and private organizations, including the European Commission. He has delivered numerous invited presentations, including plenary lectures, and has taught many short courses all over the world.

Biography Updated on 26 August 2007

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