Athanasios Rontogiannis

Athanasios Rontogiannis received the diploma degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 1991, the M.A.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Victoria, Canada, in 1993 and the PhD in Signal Processing and Communications from the University of Athens in 1997 with a Scholarship from the Greek State Scholarship Foundation. From 1998 to 1999, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Athens and from 2000 to 2003 he was with the University of Ioannina as a Lecturer in Informatics. In 2003 joined the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), where since 2011 he is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS).
His research interests are in the general areas of statistical signal processing and wireless communications with emphasis on adaptive estimation, hyperspectral image processing, Bayesian compressive sensing, channel estimation/equalization, multicarrier and cooperative communications. He has co-authored 84 publications on these topics including 2 book chapters, 25 peer-reviewed journal papers and 57 refereed international conference publications. He has participated as PI, co-PI or research coordinator in 5 European Commission and 8 national projects. He has been in the Technical Program Committee of 15 international conferences, in one of them (DSP-2009) as the Technical Program co-Chair. He is the co-recipient of one of the two best paper awards in the IEEE ISSPIT 2013 conference and one of the authors of the paper that received the 2nd best student paper award in the CoSeRa 2015 conference. Currently, he serves at the Editorial Boards of the EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Springer (since 2008) and Signal Processing, Elsevier (since 2011). He is member of the IEEE Signal Processing and Communication Societies and the Technical Chamber of Greece.