George Tsoulos

George Tsoulos [IEEE SM’02] (gtsoulos@uop.gr): Vice Rector Research & Development, Associate Professor, University of Peloponnese, Department of Informatics & Telecommunications.
He graduated from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Athens, Greece, in 1992, and received his PhD in 1997 on wireless communications, from the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of Bristol, UK.
From 1994 until 1999 he was a Research Associate and then a HEFCE Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, UK, working on European collaborative R&D projects as an expert in the area of smart antennas and MIMO systems for wireless communications. He then joined the Wireless Practice of the PA Consulting Group, in Cambridge, UK, where he worked until 2002 for a range of leading companies across the world in the design and analysis of advanced wireless communication systems.
He returned to Greece in 2003 as an invited researcher from abroad, in the context of the European R&D programme ENTER, with host institute the NTUA, ICCS, Athens, Greece. He continued his collaboration with NTUA as a Senior Research Scientist at the Microwaves and Fiber Optics Telecommunications Lab of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, until 2009, involved in research projects like PENED 2003 on MIMO systems. Since 2004 he has also been with the Greek Open University, School of Science and Technology, as a tutor for the course Fundamental Issues of Computer Networks.
He joined the University of Peloponnese in 2005, where his current position is Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics & Telecommunications, Wireless Communications Lab (http://wmclab.uop.gr). He is the Director of the MSc 'Advanced Telecommunication Systems & Networks'. His research interests include advanced wireless communication systems, smart antennas and MIMO-MAMI Green systems, radiowave propagation and radio network planning.