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Dr Christos Politis - Robot Vision Team (RoViT)

Biography

Dr Christos Politis is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Wireless Communications at Kingston University London, School of Computing & Information Systems (CIS), Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing (SEC). There he leads a research team on Wireless Multimedia & Networking (WMN) and teaches modules related to communications. Christos is the course director for the 'Wireless Communications/ WC', 'Networks and Data Communications/ NDC' and 'Networks and Information Security/ NIS' postgraduate taught courses.

Prior to this post, he was the Research and Development (R&D) manager at Ofcom, the UK Regulator and Competition Authority. There he managed a number of projects across a wide range of technical areas including cognitive radio, polite protocols, radar, LE Applications, fixed wireless and mobile technologies. Christos' previous positions include telecommunications engineer with Intracom Telecom in Athens and for many years he was a post-doc research fellow in the Centre for Communication Systems Research (CCSR) at the University of Surrey, UK. He has been active with European funded research since 2000 and has participated in several EU, national and international projects. Christos was the initiator and the project manager of the IST UNITE project.

He holds two patents and has published more than 120 papers in international journals and conferences and chapters in four books. Christos was born in Athens, Greece and holds a PhD and MSc from the University of Surrey, UK and a B.Eng. from the Technical University of Athens, Greece. He is a senior member of the IEEE, a member of IET and a member of Technical Chamber of Greece.

Research Interests

Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Issues, Emergency Communications, Mobile Ad-hoc Networks, Green Communication Algorithms, Beyond 3G Architectures and Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Wireless Security.

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