Professor at Computer Science Department
Director of Networks Research Lab (NetRL)
Dr. Andreas Pitsillides is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, and heads the Networks Research Laboratory (NetRL). Andreas is also a Founding member and Chairman & Scientific Director, of the Cyprus Academic and Research Network (CYNET) since its establishment in 2000. His research interests include fixed and wireless Networks (Ad-Hoc, VANETS, and sensor networks, TCP/IP, WLANs, UMTS Third Generation mobile networks and beyond), flow and congestion control, resource allocation and radio resource management, and Internet technologies and their application in Mobile eServices, e.g. in Tele-Healthcare and security issues.
He has a particular interest in adapting tools from various fields of applied mathematics such as adaptive nonlinear control theory, computational intelligence, and recently nature inspired techniques, to solve problems in computer networks. Andreas is the editor (with Petros Ioannou) of the book ‘Modelling and Control of Complex Systems’ (CRC, Dec’07), and has published over 180 research papers and book chapters. He serves/served on the executive committees of major conferences, as e.g. INFOCOM, WiOpt, ISYC, MCCS, and ICT.
He is a member of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Technical Committee TC 1.5 on Networked Systems and TC 7.3 on Transportation Systems, and of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) working group WG 6.3: Performance of Communications Systems. Andreas is also a member of the Editorial Board of Computer Networks (COMNET) Journal.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for the European Programmes, Coordination and Development.