Athanasios Kakarountas

: Oct 22, 2021

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About Me

Athanasios Kakarountas holds a Diploma and a Ph.D. from the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at the University of Patras and an MBA from OUC, Cyprus. He is an Associate Professor holding a position for “Embedded Computing Systems” at the Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, University of Thessaly. He is the Head of Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Chair of the Research and Innovation Regional Committee for the Region of Central Greece, and the Deputy Chairman of the National Infrastructures for Research and Technology.

His research interests are focused on Computer and Embedded Systems Architecture, VLSI Circuits & Systems Design, Low-power Design and/or Design-for-Test, and Design of Hardware Accelerators for a variety of applications (e.g. image processing, cryptography, medical devices, etc.). Furthermore, he is active in the Internet of Things, Cybersecurity and SmartCity/Smart Home research on Hardware. As a researcher, he has participated in more than 20 research projects funded by EU and the Greek Secretariat for Research and Technology, attracting more than 5 MEuros in the last 5 years. He participates in Horizon 2020 projects related to eHealth as a contractor, in 2 Horizon Europe proposals as a partner (related to AI a) applied on health data, and b) education technologies), in 2 Erasmus+ proposals as a University partner and 3 national (Greek) projects.

He has published more than 100 articles in international journals and conference proceedings. His research has received more than 900 citations. He is also the co-author of 7 chapters in technical books.

Keywords and matching areas:

 Digital Economy
 Electronics and Microelectronics
 Innovation & Research
 Internet of Things (IoT)
 High Performance Computing
 Artificial Intelligence

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