Nikolaos Sagias

Nikos C. Sagias was born in Athens, Greece in 1974. He received the BSc degree from the Department of Physics (DoP) of the University of Athens (UoA), Greece in 1998. The MSc and PhD degrees in Telecommunication Engineering were received both from the UoA in 2000 and 2005, respectively. Since 2001, he is involved in various National and European Research & Development projects for the Institute of Space Applications and Remote Sensing of the National Observatory of Athens, Greece. During 2006-2008, was a Research Associate at the Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications of the National Centre for Scientific Research-"Demokritos", Athens, Greece. During 2008-2014 we was an Assistant Professor in the department of Informatics & Telecommunications of the University of Peloponnese, Tripolis, Greece, where currently is an Associate Professor and the Head of the department.
Dr. Sagias research interests span the area of digital communications, and more specifically MIMO and cooperative systems, fading channels, mobile and satellite communications, optical wireless systems, and communication theory. In his record, he has over fifty (50) papers in prestigious international journals and more than thirty (30) in the proceedings of world recognized conferences. He is included in the Editorial Board of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, while he acts as a TPC member for various IEEE conferences (ICC, GLOBECOM, VTC, etc). He is a co-recipient of the best paper award in PHY in IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference 2014 (WCNC’14) and in communications in the 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control & Signal Processing 2008 (ISCCSP’08). He is a senior member of the IEEE and IEEE Communications Society as well as the Hellenic Physicists Association.