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George Koutitas

Centre for Research and Technology Hellas

George Koutitas was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He received the B.Sc. degree in Physics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece, 2002 and the M.Sc. degree (with distinction) in Mobile and Satellite Communications from the University of Surrey UK, 2003. During his studies, he received the ‘Nokia Prize’ and ‘Advisory Board Prize’ 2003 for the best overall performance and best MSc Thesis. He defended his Ph.D in radio channel modeling from the Centre for Communications Systems Research (CCSR) of the University of Surrey in 2007 under a full scholarship. His main research interests are in the area of Wireless Communications (modeling and optimization), Energy Efficient Networking and Smart Grids. He is involved in research activities concerning energy efficient network deployments and design, Green IT and sensor networks/actuators for smart grid applications.
He is a post doc at the University of Thessaly (Dept. Computer Engineering and Telecommunications)and a member of the academic and research staff at the School of Science and Technology of the International Hellenic University, Greece where he also works at the Smart IHU project (rad.ihu.edu.gr).