Achievements

Personal


Academic Awards & Honors

  • Bronze Medal Cyprus Education Leaders Awards – Hellenic Bank of Cyprus 2019, “TechForGood”, applying technology for the good of society
  • Best of MDM 2018, ``Decaying Telco Big Data with Data Postdiction'', 19th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM'18), Aalborg, Denmark, June 26 - June 28, 2018 (Geinformatica - Springer - journal invitation).
  • Microsoft Imagine Cup National Award (Category: Innovation), "Autonomous Research & Guard Oversea System (ARGOS)", 2016.
  • Microsoft National Hackathon Award, "Emotion Detection Smartphone Application", 2016.
  • Microsoft Imagine Cup National Award (Category: World Citizenship), "Smart Ecological Cultivation System", 2015.
  • Microsoft National Hackathon Award, "Education POI smartphone application", 2012.
  • Awarded the Research Endowment Fund of Electronic Systems Engineering Department, University of Essex, 2006:
    • for remarkable achievements in first year PhD studies , 2006-2008.
  • Postgraduate Research Scholarship awarded by the Electronic Systems Engineering Department, University of Essex, 2005-2008.
  • PhD Student Scholarship awarded by the University of Essex, 2005-2008.
  • Studentship awarded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Committee Fund (EPSRC), 2005-2008.

 

Academic Performance

 

Civil Awards

  • Awarded the position of second-lieutenant by the Cyprus National Guard, 2002.
  • Awarded the position of army cadet candidate by the Tank Military School. Avlona, Greece:
    • ranked 5th out of around 60 candidates, December 2000.

Advisees Achievements


Title: Top free Music and Audio application
Funding Body: -
Venue: Google Play store
Date: 10/11/2012
Team:
Konstantinos Marouchos
Christoforos Kronis , Lab Assistant
Description: Cyprus - Greece Radio is a free, fully-functional application for listening to various radio stations in real time via internet streaming.

Title: Best Migrated from Windows Phone
Funding Body: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Developers Online Contest
Venue: Windows Store
Date: 12/3/2013
Team:
Christoforos Kronis , Lab Assistant
Andreas Michaelides
Description: Cyprus - Greece Radio is a free, fully-functional application for listening to various radio stations in real time via internet streaming.

Title: New & Rising Game
Funding Body: -
Venue: Windows Store
Date: 4/20/2013
Team:
Alexis Shammas , Lab Assistant
Panagiotis Zinieris
Description: Mobikids Park is an exciting, fun, easy-to-use and educational game with nice animations and with major focus on satisfying the kids-experience. Allow kids to learn and play free games (fully functional) using one single app.

Title: Award for Voluntary Offering
Funding Body: Pancyprian Volunteerism Contest
Venue: Pancyprian Volunteerism Coordinative Council
Date: 10/12/2014
Team:
Iasonas Iasonos , Lab Assistant
Description: Ask-4-Alcocheck is an interactive-informative application developed to create awareness and personal responsibility among people regarding drinking and driving.

Title: National Winner - Microsoft Hackathon '12
Funding Body: Microsoft Hackathon Competition
Venue: University of Cyprus
Date: 12/20/2012
Team:
Konstantinos Marouchos
Yiannis Hadjicharalambous
Christoforos Kronis , Lab Assistant
Description: An easy to use app that will help you navigate and educate your self through augmented reality.

Title: National Winner - Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 (Category: World Citizenship)
Funding Body: Microsoft Imagine Cup - National Finals
Venue: University of Nicosia
Date: 4/21/2015
Team:
Theodoros Achas
Iasonas Iasonos , Lab Assistant
Christoforos Kronis , Lab Assistant
Description: SECS is an autonomous smart and ecological cultivation system that is developed for managing and controlling cultivation, automatically (and remotely through a smartphone application), in real time.

Title: Top 10-teams Worldwide - Imagine Cup World Finals 2015 (Category: World Citizenship)
Funding Body: Imagine Cup World Finals
Venue: Seattle, USA
Date: 7/20/2015
Team:
Theodoros Achas
Iasonas Iasonos , Lab Assistant
Christoforos Kronis , Lab Assistant
Description: SECS is an autonomous smart and ecological cultivation system that is developed for managing and controlling cultivation, automatically (and remotely through a smartphone application), in real time.

Title: National Winner - Microsoft Imagine Cup '16
Funding Body: Microsoft Imagine Cup - National Finals
Venue: European University
Date: 4/19/2016
Team:
Lefteris Eleutheriou
Stefanos Hadjipetrou
Iasonas Iasonos , Lab Assistant
Description: A.R.G.O.S. is an innovative framework composed of: (i) an autonomous drone for guarding a particular area via object detection using machine learning, (ii) a cloud based infrastructure with face and emotion detection, (iii) an autonomous vessel for the rescue mission and (iv) a windows application for real-time tracking and monitoring the missions.

Title: National Winner - Microsoft Hackathon '16
Funding Body: Microsoft Hackathon Competition
Venue: University of Cyprus
Date: 4/20/2016
Team:
Andrianos Sergides
Stefanos Hadjipetrou
Lefteris Eleutheriou
Description: An extremely futuristic application that recognizes people's emotion through machine learning techniques.

Title: Winner - StudentLife Award 2016
Funding Body: Hellenic Bank StudentLife Awards 2016
Venue: Online
Date: 1/11/2017
Team:
Iasonas Iasonos , Lab Assistant
Description: Ask-4-Alcocheck is an interactive-informative application developed to create awareness and personal responsibility among people regarding drinking and driving.

Title: Winner - Youth Award 2016 (Category: Innovation)
Funding Body: Youth Award of Youth Board of Cyprus
Venue: Online
Date: 3/20/2017
Team:
Iasonas Iasonos , Lab Assistant
Christoforos Kronis , Lab Assistant
Description: A.R.G.O.S. is an innovative framework composed of: (i) an autonomous drone for guarding a particular area via object detection using machine learning, (ii) a cloud based infrastructure with face and emotion detection, (iii) an autonomous vessel for the rescue mission and (iv) a windows application for real-time tracking and monitoring the missions.

Title: DeliverIt
Funding Body: Cyprus Digital Championship
Venue: Lions
Date: 7/1/2019
Team:
Elias Kokkinos , Lab Assistant
Description: A crowdsourcing smartphone application that connects users/drivers and enterprises for easy and instant delivery.