Short bio of Andreas Zalonis
Andreas Zalonis holds a BSc degree in Physics, an MSc degree in Electronics and Telecommunications, and a PhD degree in Wireless Communication Systems from National Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Greece. He has significant experience in multi-tier cellular communication systems and standards (LTE, LTE-Advanced, LTE-Advanced Pro), heterogeneous and cognitive radio systems. His PhD thesis was on advanced techniques for heterogeneous and flexible wireless communication systems and he was guest editor in the special issue "Technical Advances in the Design and Deployment of Future Heterogeneous Networks", in EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (2015). Since 2003 he has participated as R&D project manager, proposal writer, work-package coordinator, and researcher in several EU research projects (FP5, FP6, FP7, H2020) in the areas of wireless communications, security and cyber security systems. From 2003 to 2015 he was with the Institute of Accelerating Systems and Applications at NKUA. Since 2015 he works as R&D project manager at the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications at National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos" in Athens, Greece.