Team


Academics


Fragkiskos Papadopoulos is an Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering and Informatics at Cyprus University of Technology (CUT). He was previously an Assistant Professor (2015-2020) and a Lecturer (2011-2015) at the same department.    


 


Michael Sirivianos is an Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering and Informatics. He holds a PhD from Duke University since 2010. His  current research interests lie in the fields of trust-aware design of distributed systems, device-centric authentication, federated identity management, discrimination based on personal data, cybersafety, suppression of false information in the social web, and transactional workload scalability.    

 


Research Fellows



Post-doctoral Researchers


Marco Antonio Rodriguez Flores is a Post-doctoral Researcher at NetSySci Research Laboratory, Cyprus University of Technology. He has completed his doctoral degree in December of 2020 under the direction of Prof. Fragkiskos Papadopoulos at Cyprus University of Technology. His research interests lie in the field of complex networks, including: human proximity networks, network geometry and network dynamics.

   

 

 


Costas Iordanou, is a Post-doctoral Researcher at NetSySci Research Laboratory, Cyprus University of Technology. His main research interest focuses on measuring the extent of targeted advertising taking place on the wired and wireless web, establishing causality between observed targeted advertisements and past browsing behavior, and developing tools and obfuscation techniques for preserving one’s privacy in view of the revealed targeted advertisement methods.


 


Kostantinos Papadamou is a Post-doctoral Researcher at the NetSySci Research Laboratory. He obtained his PhD in May 2021 under the supervision of Prof. Michael Sirivianos. In 2014 and 2016 he received respectively the BSc and MSc degrees in Computer Engineering from the Cyprus University of Technology.  

 


 


Nikos Salamanos is a Post-doctoral Researcher at NetSySci Research Laboratory, Cyprus University of Technology. His main research interests focus on central problems in complex network analysis, such as identifying influential/central nodes, graph sampling and link prediction.  


 


 


PhD Students


Pantelitsa Leonidou is an PhD student / Post-graduate Researcher at NetSySci Research Laboratory. In 2019 she received her BSc in Computer Science from University of Cyprus.

 

 


Aristodemos Paphitis is a part time PhD student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering and Informatics at Cyprus University of Technology, under the supervision of Prof. Michael Sirivianos.    


 


 


Researchers


Markos Charalambous is an MSc student / Post-graduate Researcher from Cyprus University of Technology. In 2018 he received the BSc degree in Computer Science from the Frederick University of Cyprus.

 

 


Theodoros Christophides is a Special Scientist C / Project Manager at NetSySci Research Laboratory, Cyprus University of Technology. He graduated with a BEng (Hons) Telecommunications and Computer Networks Engineering from London South Bank University. He continued his studies and obtained an MSc in Telecommunications and Computer Networks Engineering with Distinction.


 


 


Petros Papagiannis is a Research Software Engineer at NetSySci Research Laboratory, Cyprus University of Technology. He is also an MSc student under the supervision of Prof. Michael Sirivianos. 

 

 


Former Post-doctoral Researchers


 

Constantinos Psomas, is a Research Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the deputy director of the IRIDA Research Centre for Communication Technologies at the University of Cyprus. His research interests lie in the broad area of wireless communications with particular focus on the mathematical modeling and analysis of Wireless powered communications, Full-duplex radio, Cooperative networks.

   

 


Former Post-graduate Researchers


Savvas Zannettou is a Post-doctoral Researcher at Max Planck Institute for Informatics (MPI-INF), working under the guidance of Prof. Anja Feldmann and Prof. Krishna Gummadi. He got a PhD from the Cyprus University of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Michael Sirivianos. He is also a core member of the International Data-driven Research for Advanced Modeling and Analysis Lab (iDrama Lab). Furthermore, he is affiliated with the Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI), a non-profit organization aiming to develop tools to counter online hate. 


 


Antonis Papasavva is a PhD Researcher at UCL. He is a Research Fellow with demonstrated experience in EU-funded projects after his contribution to the ReCRED and ENCASE projects as a Pilot administrator and Technical Lead respectively.