Koutsakis Polychronis

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Full Name:Koutsakis Polychronis
Category:Faculty (Faculty)
Academic Level:Associate Professor
Academic Department:ECE (School of Electrical & Computer Engineering)
Location:Office: 141Α-20, Science/ECE Building (Λ), 1st Floor


Speciality: Protocols for Broadband Wireless Computer Communication Networks

Short CV: Polychronis Koutsakis is an Associate Professor at the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering of the Technical University of Crete. He was born in Hania, Greece, in 1974. He received his 5-year Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece and his MSc and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Crete. From July 2006 till December 2008 he was an Assistant Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of McMaster University, Canada, with his research being funded by the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). In January 2009 he joined the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering of the Technical University of Crete, as an Assistant Professor, and received tenure as an Associate Professor in April 2014.

He has authored more than 90 peer-reviewed papers in his research areas (which can be found below) and is the co-inventor of 1 US patent owned by the Blackberry Ltd. company, developer of the Blackberry.

He is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He was honored for two consecutive years (2012, 2013) as Exemplary Editor of the IEEE Communications Society, for his work as an Editor of the IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials Journal.


  • PhD (Electronic and Computer Engineering), Technical University of Crete, 2002
  • MSc (Electronic and Computer Engineering), Technical University of Crete, 1999
  • 5-year Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras, Greece, 1997

Research Areas: Design, modeling and performance evaluation of protocols for computer communication networks, with emphasis on resource allocation and traffic control for wireless cellular networks, wireless mesh networks, mobile satellite networks, wireless sensor networks and powerline networks, Τraffic Modeling

Sector: Telecommunications Division

Laboratory: Information and Networks Laboratory

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