Institute of Accelerating Systems and Applications

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

Prof. Andreas Polydoros

Prof. Andreas Polydoros is currently Professor at the Department of Physics, University of Athens, Greece. He holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, an MSEE from the State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC), USA (1982). Between the years 1982-1997 he was a faculty member at USC in the Electrical Engineering Department and the Communication Sciences Institute (CSI), becoming a Professor in 1992. He co-directed CSI in 1991-93. In 1997 he was elected and appointed Professor in the said Department of Physics in Greece. He directed the Electronics Laboratory of the Division of Applied Physics during 1997-2007. He is the inventor of the Per-Survivor Processing concept (1978), co-inventor of the related US patent (No. 5432821, issued in 1995), and co-author of the related paper. He has served as Associate Editor for Communications of the IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory (1987-88), Guest Editor of various Special Issues and has been on the organizing committees of many conferences and workshops. He was elected Fellow of the IEEE in 1995 for contributions to spread-spectrum systems and networks. He co-founded TrellisWare Technologies (www.trellisware.com) of San Diego, CA, in 2000, a company specializing in wireless networking products. The areas of his scientific interests are stochastic digital communication theory, spread-spectrum systems and related synchronization, digital mobile radio links and networks, detection-estimation-classification in uncertain environments and, more recently, flexible- and cognitive-radio concepts. He is an ISI Highly-Cited researcher and a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2011-).

e-mail: polydoros@phys.uoa.gr
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