Vasilios Siris was born in Rhodes, Dodecanese. He obtained the Diploma in Physics (1990) from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the M.S. in Computer Science (1992) from Northeastern University, Boston, USA, and the Ph.D. in Computer Science (1998) from the University of Crete. He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics and Business. From February 2009 until February 2015 he was an Assistant Professor at the same department and from November 2002 until January 2009 he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Crete. He is a Research Associate at the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH), with which he collaborates since 1993. In the Spring of 2001 he was a Visiting Researcher at the Statistical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, and during the Summer of 2001 and 2006 he was a Visiting Researcher at the research laboratories of British Telecommunications (BT), both in the UK.
His current research interests include trusted device-to-device communication in the Internet of Things (IoT) exploiting blockchain technology, inter-ledger mechanisms, resource management and traffic control in wired and wireless networks, traffic measurement and analysis for monitoring quality of service, and architecture of future mobile and pervasive communication systems. A key direction in his research is the combination of analytical methods and techniques, with the prototype implementation and evaluation of these methods in actual systems.
He has over 120 publications in international peer reviewed journals and conferences, which include highly competitive conferences such as ACM MOBICOM, IEEE INFOCOM, ΙΕΕΕ SECON, and ACM SIGMETRICS, and journals such as IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He has one international and two Greek patents the area of resource management in wireless and mobile networks. He is a Technical Program Committee member of many international conferences, and is active in the organization of conferences, including the 19th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks - WoWMoM 2018 (Program Committee Co-Chair), 7th ΙΕΕΕ PERCOM Workshop on Information Quality and Quality of Service for Pervasive Computing (IQ2S 2015, Program Committee Co-Chair), International Workshop on Quality, Reliability, and Security in Information-Centric Networking (Q-ICN 2014, Program Committee Chair), 7th and 8th IEEE GLOBECOM Broadband Wireless Access Workshop (BWA 2011 Program Committee Co-Chair and BWA 1012 General Co-Chair), and 10th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks - WoWMoM 2009 (General Co-Chair). He is/was the Principal Investigator and Coordinator for many research and development projects funded by the European Commission, the Greek government, and the industry.
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