Academic Appointments

Associate Professor
Frederick University, Nicosia, Cyprus
2021- present

Assistant Prof/Lecturer/Visiting Lecturer
Frederick University, Nicosia, Cyprus
2009- 2021

Post-Doctoral Researcher
University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
 Sept. 2010 - present

Visiting Lecturer
University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
 26 August 2010

Special Scientist
University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
 Oct. 2009 - Sept. 2010 

Teaching Assistant
University of Essex, Essex, UK
 Oct. 2005 – Jan. 2009 

Professional Appointments/Training

Technician Engineer
Cyprus Telecommunication Authorities (CYTA), Nicosia, Cyprus
 June 2004 - October 2004 
Technician Trainee
Xerographic Systems LTD, Nicosia, Cyprus
 August 2000 – Sept. 2000 
Technician Trainee
Medisell Co. LTD, Nicosia, Cyprus
 July 2000 - August 2000 
Technician Trainee
 SITA, Nicosia, Cyprus
 June 2000 - July 2000 
Technician Trainee
Public Power Corporation (PPC, ΔΕΗ) Athens, Greece
 June 1999 – Sept.1999 
Technician Trainee
Golden Telecom, Nicosia, Cyprus
 June 1998 – Sept. 1998 


PhD in Computer Science and Engineering
October 2005 - September 2009
Organization: University of Essex, (UoE), Colchester, Essex, UK
Dissertation: Multi-objective Deployment and Power Assignment in Wireless Sensor Networks using Metaheuristics
Advisors: Prof. Qingfu Zhang and Prof. Kun Yang
Major focus: Multi-objective Optimization; Wireless Sensor Networks; Evolutionary Computation; Heuristic and Metaheuristic Search; Constraint Handling;

MSc (Distinction) in Computer and Information Networks
October 2004 - June 2005
University of Essex, (UoE), Colchester, Essex, UK
Dissertation: An Interactive Java Simulator for Routing in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks.
Advisor: Dr. David Hunter
Major focus: Mobile Ad-hoc Networks; Routing Protocol Design;

BSc (Honors) in Electrical Engineering and Informatics (specialization in Computer Engineering)
September 2002 - June 2004
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Dissertation: Pathfinding Algorithms for Intelligent Agents: A Pacman Game.
Advisor: Dr. Borbala Benko Katalin
Major focus: Agent-based Routing; Algorithms; Mobile Networks;

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical Engineering
September 1997 - June 2000
Organization: Higher Technical Institute (HTI), Nicosia, Cyprus
Dissertation: Literature Investigation on Electronic Devices: Applications and Implementations.
Advisor: Dr. C. C. Marouchos
Major focus: Electronic devices