Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project HEADSTART (H2020-DT-ART-2018-2019-2020/H2020-DT-ART-2018, GA No.824309, Duration 01/01/2019-31/12/2021). HEADSTART will define testing and validation procedures of Connected and Automated Driving (CAD) functions including its key enabling technologies (i.e. communications, cyber-security, positioning) by cross-linking of all test instances such as simulation, proving ground and real world field tests to validate safety and security performance according to the needs of key user groups (technology developers, consumer testing groups and type approval authorities).
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project 5G-MOBIX (H2020-ICT-2018-2020/H2020-ICT-2018-2, GA No.825496, Duration 01/11/2018-31/10/2021 ). 5G-MOBIX vision is to pave the way towards a sustainable and profitable 5G deployment in Europe and beyond, to significantly advance beyond the state of art, connected and automated driving functions and thus to accelerate the take-up of automated vehicles. Thanks to the 5G disruptive technologies, advanced automated driving functions will provide higher levels of automation including the possibility of exploiting driverless vehicles in complex environments. Consequently, these automotive technology breakthroughs will enable the rise of new automated mobility concepts and business models using 5Gaugmented intelligent road infrastructures.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project ARCADE (H2020-DT-ART-2018, GA No.824251, Duration 01/10/2018-30/9/2021 ). ARCADE is a Coordination and Support Action that coordinates consensus-building across stakeholders for sound and harmonised deployment of Connected, Cooperative and Automated Driving (CAD) at European (e.g. strategic alignment of national action plans for automated driving) and international level (in particular with the US and Japan).
Coordinator of the EU funded research project ICT4CART (H2020-ART-2016-2017, GA No. 768953, Duration 01/09/2018-31/8/2021). ICT4CART aims to provide the ICT infrastructure to enable the transition towards roadtransport automation. ICT4CART is bringing together, adapting and improving technologicaladvances from different industries, mainly the telecommunication, automotive and IT industries. Theproject adopts a hybrid communication approach where all the major wireless technologies, i.e. cellular, ITS G5 and LTE-V, are integrated under flexible “sliced” network architecture.
Coordinator of the EU funded research projectRESIST (H2020-MG-2016-2017, GA No. 769066, Duration 01/09/2018-31/08/2021) . RESIST aims to develop an integrated, interoperable and scalable safety/security platform to offer high levels of resilience and secure the nearly seamless transport operation in the event of critical structures suffering all types of extreme physical, natural and man-made incidents and cyber-attacks. It will network in a unified manner the targeted groups: transport control room operators, first responders and citizens/users to enable gathering, processing and disseminating information for alternative planning in order to speed up communication in real time, a factor which contributes to the seamless transport operation.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project NextGen (H2020-IND-CE-2016-2017/H2020-CIRC-2017, GA No.776541, Duration 01/07/2018-30/6/2022 ). NextGen will evaluate and champion innovative and transformational circular economy solutions and systems that challenge embedded thinking and practices around resource use in the water sector. We will produce new understandings to underpin the exploitation of techniques and technologies that enhance our ability to recover, refine, reuse, repurpose, capture value from, and extend the use-life of, an ever-increasing range of resources and products, thereby projecting the European water and allied sectors as global circular economy pioneers. NextGen will demonstrate innovative technological, business and governance solutions for water in the circular economy in ten high-profile, large-scale, demonstration cases across Europe, and we will develop the necessary approaches, tools and partnerships, to transfer and upscale.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project CIRC4LIFE (H2020-IND-CE-2016-17, GA No. 776503, Duration 1/5/2018-30/4/2021). CIRC4LIFE aims to demonstrate a systemic and eco-innovative circular economy approach for sustainable products and services through their lifecycles. This includes (i)three new circular economy business models: co-creation of products and services, sustainable consumption and collaborative recycling and reuse, which are to be demonstrated in two industrial sectors, electrical and electronic products and farming/agri-foods; (ii)effective means to communicate with wider communities to disseminate the project outcomes; and (iii)an ICT platform to support project development, demonstration, dissemination and communication. A large number of stakeholders will be involved throughout the project lifespan
Coordinator of the EU funded research project COREALIS (H2020-MG-2016-2017/H2020-MG-2017-Two Stages, GA No. 768994, Duration: 1/05/2018 – 30/04/2021). COREALIS proposes a sustainable, strategic framework including a set of innovative technological components for optimising intra-terminal operations, creating efficient connections with the hinterland transport network as well as enhancing decision-making. These innovations are supported by disruptive technologies, including Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, next generation traffic management and emerging 5G networks.The innovations will be implemented and tested in real operating conditions in 5 Living Lab environments, associated with the 5 European ports, Valencia, Piraeus, Antwerp, Livorno and Haminakotka Living Labs. A stakeholder driven approach will be followed, considering the ports and port-cities main challenges.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project TN-ITS GO (MOVE/B4/SUB/2017-63/CEF/PSA/SIS2.770546, Duration: 01/01/2018 - 30/12/2021). TN-ITS GO will bring updated map data to intelligent transport services. Specifically, the project aims to facilitate and foster the exchange of ITS-related spatial road data between road authorities as trusted data providers, and, data users as map makers and other parties.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project CONCORDA (INEA/CEF/TRAN/M2016/1364071, Action No.:2016-EU-TM-0327-S, Duration: 1/10/2017 - 30/06/2020). CONCORDA which is expected to contribute to the preparation of the European motorways for automated driving and high density truck platooning with adequate connected services and technologies.The main scope of this Action is to assess performances (reliability/availability) of hybrid communication systems, combining 802.11p and LTE connectivity, under real traffic situations.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project WeObserve (H2020-SC5-2017, GA No. 776740, Duration: 1/12/2017 - 30/11/2020). WeObserve aims to improve the coordination between existing COs and related regional, European and international activities. The WeObserve mission is to create a sustainable ecosystem of COs that can systematically address these identified challenges and help to move citizen science into the mainstream.
Coordinator of the EU funded research project ELVITEN (H2020-GV-2016-2017/H2020-GV-2017, GA No. 769926, Duration: 1/11/2017 – 31/10/2020). ELVITEN will boost the usage of all categories of light electric vehicles (EL-Vs), including bicycles, scooters, tricycles and quadricycles, in urban environment and ultimately to achieve a mind-shift among users by providing them with a better EL-V experience.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project ASSURED (H2020-GV-2017, GA No. 769850, Duration: 1/10/2017 - 30/09/2021). ASSURED will analyze the needs of the cities, operators and end-users to derive the requirements and specifications for the next generation of electrically chargeable heavy-duty (HD) vehicles (i.e. buses), medium-duty (MD) trucks and light duty vehicles for operation within an urban environment.
Coordinator of the EU funded research project IN-PREP (H2020-SEC-2016-2017/H2020-SEC-2016-2017-1, GA No. 740627, Duration: 1/09/2017 – 31/08/2020). IN-PREP will establish and demonstrate a next generation programme by enabling a reference implementation of coordination operations (Handbook of Transboundary Preparedness and Response Operations that synthesises the lessons learnt, recommendations, check-lists from past incidents) and a training platform to the entirety of civil protection stakeholders to meet these challenges.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project L3Pilot ( H2020-EU.3.4. - SOCIETAL CHALLENGES - Smart, Green And Integrated Transport, GA No. 723051, Duration 1/9/2017-31/8/2021). The project will focus on large-scale piloting of SAE Level 3 functions, with additional assessment of some Level 4 functions. The functionality of the systems used is exposed to variable conditions in 11 European countries, 100 vehicles and 1000 test drivers. The approach will be to adapt the FESTA methodology for testing automated driving needs. The tested functions cover a wide range from parking to overtaking, and urban intersection driving. Due to its large coverage of driving situations, L3Pilot is unique, and the first project which will demonstrate and test such a comprehensive menu of automated driving functions. The project promotion will include user outreach campaigns with four showcases, and the creation of a comprehensive guideline - a Code of Practice - with best practices for the development of automated driving functions.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project INFRAMIX (H2020-ART-2016-2017/H2020-ART-2016-Two-Stages, GA No. 723016, Duration: 1/06/2017 - 31/05/2020). INFRAMIX targets to enable the coexistence of automated and conventional vehicles by designing, upgrading, adapting and testing both physical and digital elements of the road infrastructure for specific traffic scenarios.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project iMOVE (H2020-MG-2016-2017/H2020-MG-2016-Two-Stages, GA No. 723314, Duration: 1/06/2017 - 30/11/2019). IMOVE project aims to accelerate the deployment and unlock the scalability of MaaS schemes in Europe, ultimately paving the way for a “roaming” service for MaaS users at European level.
Scientific responsible for the EU funded research project interACT (H2020-ART-2016-2017/H2020-ART-2016-Two-Stages, GA No. 723395, Duration: 1/05/2017 - 30/04/2020). interACT is an H2020 project implemented by 8 partners from 4 countries that runs from May 2017 to April 2020. interACT project will develop novel, holistic interaction concepts for automated vehicles, that will enable their integration in mixed traffic environments, in a safe and intuitive way.
Coordinatorof the EU funded research projectSAFERtec (H2020-DS-2016-2017, GA no: 732319, Duration: 1/01/2017 – 31/12/2019). SAFERtec seeks to in-depth explore the involved vulnerabilities of connected vehicles, apply innovative techniques for attack modeling, experimentally validate the quantification of security assurance levels and also contribute to relevant standards.
Coordinator of the EU funded research project PLUGGY (H2020-SC6-CULT-COOP-2016-2017, GA no: 726765, Duration: 1/12/2016 – 31/11/2019). PLUGGY, the Pluggable Social Platform for Heritage Awareness, addresses the need of citizens to be actively involved in cultural heritage activities, not only as observers but also as creators, maintainers and, indeed, major influencers. It provides a novel social platform and a series of smartphone apps that aim at promoting citizens’ active involvement in bringing out their local cultural environment, safeguarding the rich and diverse mosaic of European cultural heritage.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project CARTRE (H2020-ART-2016-2017, GA no: 724086, Duration: 1/10/2016 - 30/09/2018).CARTRE is accelerating the development and deployment of ART by increasing market and policy certainties. CARTRE, which stands for “Coordination of Automated Road Transport Deployment for Europe” is a CSA EU project, is funded by EU H2020 programme and consists of 36 partners and a number of associate partners, aiming to support the development of clearer and more consistent policies of EU Member States in collaboration with industry players, ensuring that ART systems and services are compatible on a EU level and are deployed in a coherent way across Europe.
Coordinator of the EU funded research project NEMO (H2020-GV-2015, GA no: 713794, Duration: 1/10/2016 – 30/9/2019). NeMo is focusing in creating a pan-European eRoaming Hyper-Network that allows seamless and interoperable use of electromobility services throughout Europe while provides an Open Cloud Marketplace, where third parties can provide services (B2B2C) aiming to increase EV attractiveness.
Coordinator of the EU funded research project SCENT (H2020-SC5-2015, GA no: 688930, Duration: 1/9/2016 - 31/8/2019). The SCENT project focuses in enabling citizens to become the ‘eyes’ of the policy makers by monitoring land-cover/use changes in their everyday activities, alleviating the barriers that disengage them from influencing environmental policies while discourage them from being aware of publicly available information.
Technical responsible for the Greek pilot site for the EU co-funded research project I_HeERO (Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) – GA no. INEA/CEF/TRANS/1031743, Duration: 1/1/2015 – 31/12/2017). I_HeERO will develop and provide a blueprint (implementation plan) to beneficiary member state PSAP(s) on how to upgrade their infrastructure to support eCall as a pan European concept. As part of delivering the blueprint (eCall implementation and upgrade plan), the identified PSAPs will be equipped with required hardware and software to enable the proper processing of the incoming eCall.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project NEXES(H2020 - DRS-19-2014 – Collaborative Project - 653337, Duration: 1/5/2015 - 30/4/2018).The NEXES Research and Innovation Action aims to research, test and validate the promising integration of IP-based communication technologies and interoperability into the next generation emergency services, so that they attain increased effectiveness and performance.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project PASSME(H2020 - MG-2014, GA no 636308, Duration: 01/06/2015 - 31/05/2018).PASSME aims to deliver industry-driven, passenger-centric novel solutions (up to TRL6) for passengers, airports and airlines to address the anticipated increase in demand for commercial flights in Europe by 2050. The goal is to reduce travel time by at least 60 minutes by integrating information between all stakeholders and transforming airport and aircraft operations and interiors to make the passenger journey time efficient, seamless, robust and accessible.
Coordinator of the EU funded research project INACHUS (FP7 SEC-2013.4.2-1 - Collaborative project – 607522, Duration: 1/1/2015 - 31/12/2018).INACHUS will integrate new types of sensors and technologies for detecting and localizing trapped alive humans in case of disasters (among others bio-chemical sensors, ground-based seismic sensors, infrared sensors, real time locating systems, specialized robotic systems, etc.). Furthermore, a holistic decision support mechanism will be implemented that incorporates operational procedures and resources of relevant actors to the system
Coordinator of the EU funded research project SENSKIN (H2020 MG-8.1a-2014 – 635844, Duration: 1/6/2015-30/11/2018).SENSKIN develops an integrated system for the structural monitoring of the transport infrastructure that will offer spatial sensing of reversible strains in the range of 0.012% to more than 10%, that requires little power to operate, is easy to install on an irregular surface, is low cost, allows simple signal processing and includes the ability of self-monitoring and self-reporting.
Coordinator of the EU co-funded research project FABRIC (FP7 - Collaborative project – 605405, Duration: 1/1/2014 – 31/12/2017).FABRIC responds to the need to assess the potential and feasibility of a more extensive integration of electric vehicles in the mobility and transportation system, focusing primarily on dynamic wireless charging which would allow practically all of the drawbacks of on-board battery packs to be avoided.
Coordinator of the EU co-funded research project AutoNet2030 (FP7 - ICT - Collaborative Project - 61042, Duration: November 2013 – October 2016).AutoNet2030 is achieving intelligent decision-making in fully automated vehicles through local group formation, by using co-operative communications to exchange input data and manoeuvring control commands.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project ITS Observatory (H2020-MG-2014_SingleStage_B - Collaborative Project - 653828, Duration: 1/5/2015 - 1/5/2017).ITS Observatory will bridge knowledge fragmentation across Europe, support ITS deployment by creating an intelligent software platform, create an efficient user-friendly decision-making tool which will enable fact based policy making and to create a common EU Library for ITS projects, research, pilots and implementation.
Coordinator of the EU co-funded research project RECONASS (FP7- SEC – 312718, Duration: 1/12/2013 – 1/5/2017).RECONASS is providing a monitoring system for constructed facilities that will provide a near real time, reliable, and continuously updated assessment of the structural condition of the monitored facilities after a disaster with enough detail to be useful for early and full recovery planning.
Coordinator of the EU co-funded research project ROBO-SPECT (FP7 – ICT - Collaborative project – 611145, Duration: 1/10/2013 – 1/10/2016).ROBO-SPECT main objective was to provide an automated, speedy and reliable tunnel inspection and assessment solution that combined in one pass both inspection and detailed structural assessment and that did not, or only minimally interfere with tunnel traffic.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project AdaptIVe (FP7-ICT-2013-10, Collaborative Project – GA No 610428, Duration: 01/01/2014 - 31/06/2017) and WP42 (Interactions with the rest of the project as well as other projects) and WP45 (Sensor fusion & perception) leader.AdaptIVe develops new and integrated automated functions to improve traffic safety by minimizing the effects of human errors and to enhance traffic efficiency by smoother flows and reduced congestion.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project VRA (FP7, GA no: 610737, Duration: 1/7/2013 – 1/12/2016).VRA – Vehicle and Road Automation is a support action funded by the European Union to create a collaboration network of experts and stakeholders working on deployment of automated vehicles and its related infrastructure. The VRA project is considered as the cooperation interface between EC funded projects, international relations and national activities on the topic of vehicle and road automation.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project Compass4D (GA no: 325179, CIP-ICT-PSP-2012-6, Duration: 1/1/2013 – 31/1/2016).Compass4D is a CIP project targeting the actual deployment of cooperative services. Therefore the project will also identify solutions to deployment barriers and create business models to make the services self-sufficient for the future. This work includes cooperation with standardisation organisations and global partners to reach interoperability and harmonisation of services.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project MOBiNET (FP7-ICT-2012-8, Large Scale Integrated Project-318485, Duration: 1/11/12 – 30/8/2016).MOBiNET is a European e-market place of mobility services for business and end users and addresses the current frustration that widespread deployment of ITS services is hindered by the complexity of the real world of mobility information and infrastructure, which e.g. prevents seamless coverage of services across borders throughout Europe.
Scientific responsible and subproject 3 (FLEX) Leader of the EU funded Research Project TEAM (FP7-ICT-2011-8, objective ICT-2011.6.7.a, Integrated Project, FP7-ICT-318621, Duration: 1/11/2012 - 30/10/2016).TEAM aimed at developing systems for participants in transportation networks, which helped them to behave better by explicitly taking into account the needs and constraints of other participants and the network itself.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project DESSIN (FP7-ENV-2013-WATER-INNO-DEMO, Collaborative Project – 619039, Duration: 1/1/2014 – 31/1/2017).DESSIN is designing and promoting innovative solutions in the water cycle can increase the value of the services provided by freshwater ecosystems, enabling a more informed selection of the most promising solutions in regards to their impact on the water body and their economic implications.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project Use it Wisely (FP7: FoF.NMP.2013-5 – 609027, Duration: 01/09/2013 - 30/11/2016).Use it Wisely focused on the end-user. It enabled European manufacturers to produce products and services capable of adapting to rapidly changing markets, the changing business environment, and customer goals by demonstrating the state of the art business model and platform, which enabled life-long adaptation of high investment product-service.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project ZONeSEC (FP7, GA no: 607292, Duration: 1/12/14 – 31/12/2018).ZONeSEC aims to address the needs of European Widezones surveillance, focusing on large scale surveillance with high performance detection of localized abnormal activities and alerts (e.g. for railways, Oil&Gas pipelines, motorways, water utilities etc.) by utilizing secure and interoperable observation data from affordable ground and airborne sensor observation technologies, and information management services using open standards.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project MARSOL (FP7-ENV-2013-WATER-INNO-DEMO, Collaborative project-619120).MARSOL is proposing to: (1) review, evaluate and expand the worldwide available scientific and experimental knowledge on MAR, (2) demonstrating the feasibility and efficiency of MAR in combating future water scarcity threats in the Circum-Mediterranean area using unique DEMO sites, and (3) developing innovative solutions that can be generally applied to arid and semi-arid regions.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project MyWay (FP7-SMARTCITIES-2013, Collaborative project-609032, Duration: 1/9/2013 – 31/3/2016).MyWay investigated, developed and validated an integrated platform, the European Smart Mobility Resource Manager, including cloud-based services and facilities to support community supplied information collection and processing.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project ICeWATER (FP7-ICT 317624, Duration: 1/10/2012 – 31/10/2015).ICeWATER combined sophisticated ICT solutions to provide real-time monitoring of water supply and demand. The main objective was the stability of freshwater supply to citizens in urban areas by adjusting the water supply to the actual consumption, while minimizing energy consumption through smart-grid integration and water spillage through leak detection.
Dissemination manager for the EU co-funded research project PPDR-TC (FP7-SEC – GA no: 313015, Duration: 1/4/2013 – 31/9/2015).PPDR-TC defined a roadmap of novel approaches to achieve interoperable, secure and resilient communication architectures tailored specifically for the future needs of the PPDR community.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project GAME-ABLING (FP7-SME-2012-315032, Duration: 1/12/2012 – 31/12/2014).GAME-ABLING created a web portal to make-up a disabled gaming e-community in where users had access to use the software tool, play games and upload own creations to share it.
Coordinator of the EC co-funded Mediterranean INTE-TRANSIT (5187/2C-MED12-05, Duration:1/1/2013 – 30/6/2015).INTE-TRANSIT was aiming to enhance information management systems currently used in ports and in their logistic activities areas through the definition of an integrated management model involving public and private organizations and devising a common and harmonized Mediterranean processes and indicators map.
Scientific Responsible for the EC co-funded project SMART-PORT (6538/1M-MED14-13, Duration: 1/6/2014 – 31/5/2015).SMART-PORT performed a concrete analysis of current status of MED ports competitive advantages and disadvantages, created a graphic map of the determining factors for a Smart port and finally documented a detailed and comprehensive strategic action plan for decision makers to apply measures for transforming the MED ports into Smart ports.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project CityMobil2 (FP7 IP, GA no. 314190, Duration: 1/9/2012 - 30/8/2016).CityMobil2 has set up a pilot platform for automated road transport systems (ARTS), which have been implemented in several urban environments across Europe.Five sites had been selected to host a 6-month demonstration of ARTS. Six were made available to the selected pilot sites for the duration of the demonstrations.
Technical Manager of the EU funded Research Project Mobility2.0 (FP7 STREP, GA no. 314129, Duration: 1/9/2012 - 28/2/2015).Mobility2.0 in developed and tested an in-vehicle commuting assistant for FEV mobility, resulting in more reliable and energy-efficient electro-mobility.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project VR-HyperSpace (ACP1-GA-2011-285681, Duration: 1/10/2011 – 30/9/2013).VR-HyperSpace developed the future aircraft cabin with basic aim to increase passenger’s comfort by using virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies, and the latest studies in neuroscience and psychology.
Scientific responsible for the EU co-funded research project eVACUATE (FP7-SEC, Integrated Project – 313161, 1/4/2013 – 31/3/2017).eVACUATE aims to address the needs of the safety of citizens during complex evacuation processes following normal and abnormal events (crises) towards the creation of a holistic system that will be able to identify, designate and sustain a dynamic Active evacuation Route (AER) under any circumstances.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project AQUAKNIGHT (ENPI CBC-MED, Duration: 6/12/2011 - 5/12/2014).The AQUAKNIGHT responded to the need of all countries in the Mediterranean region to optimise performance of water networks and reduce water losses. The project intended to provide the target groups (water operators) with the knowledge and tools to improve the management of their systems and reduce the volumes of Non-Revenue Water.
Technical manager on the national research programme ERMIS (09SYN-52-885), on the assessment of the use of nomadic devices during driving with field operational tests in real driving conditions.
Coordinator in the national pilot programme eKLHSH, (09SYN-52-886), on the implementation of the eCall system in Greece.
Technical manager of the EU funded Research Project PowerUp (FP7-2011-ICT-GC- 285285), on the Implementation, Field Trial, and Standardisation of the Vehicle-2-Grid Interface.
Sub Project 2 Leader of the EU funded Research Project interactIVe (FP7- GA no 246587), on the development of the next generation accident avoidance systems including also active intervention for Intelligent Vehicles.
Dissemination manager of the EU funded Research Project MiniFaros (FP7-ICT-2009-4_248123), on the development of a Low-cost Miniature Laserscanner for Environment Perception.
Dissemination manager of the EU funded Research Project euroFOT, (European large scale field operational tests on in-vehicle systems, 1/05/2008-30/06/2012, Grant Agreement No: 223945, 7th FW IP).EUROFOT is to conduct large scale field operational tests for checking the functionality of intelligent transportation systems and especially those related to active safety. Moreover, the project will assess the possibility of increasing road safety due to the use of such systems. The project ended successfully
Sub Project 3 Leader of the EU funded Research Project TELEFOT, (Field operational tests of aftermarket and nomadic devices in vehicles, 1/06/2008-31/11/2012, Grant Agreement No: 224067, 7th WP, IP).The main objective of this project is to test driver assistance functions which are running on PDAs and smartphones through the conduction of field operational tests. These tests will assess the safety aspect of using such systems during real driving conditions (avoiding driver distraction) as well as increasing safety and efficiency in transportation due to the use of such systems. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project MANUVAR, (Manual Work Support throughout System Lifecycle by Exploiting Virtual and Augmented Reality, 1/05/2009-30/04/2012, Grant Agreement: CP-IP 211548, 7th FW, IP).The main objective of this project is the development of virtual reality applications in industrial environment. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the INTERREG IVC, DIGITAL CITIES (A network for rapid and sustainable ICT regional adoption, 1/07/2008 - 31/12/2011).The scope of this project is the technology transfer and exchange of expertise for the e-governance of cities. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project 2BESAFE (2-wheeler behaviour and safety, 1/01/2009-31/12/2011, Grant Agreement: 218703, 7th FW).The scope of this project is the development of methodologies for safer transportation of powered-two-wheelers (i.e. motorcycles) in European roads. The project ended successfully.
Technical Manager of the EU funded Research Project ΜONICO (Fibre Optics-Based Intelligent MONItoring and Assessment System for Proactive Maintenance and Seismic Disaster Prevention in Reinforced COncrete Tunnel Linings) (1/10/2008-31/03/2011, Grand Agreement Νο221978, 7thFW, IP).The objective of MONICO is to monitor and assess the status of tunnel constructions and perform preventive maintenance and prevent disasters due to earthquakes. In this project ICCS was the coordinator. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project HAVEit (Highly Automated Vehicles for Intelligent Transport 01/01/2008 - 30/07/2011, Contract No 212154 7th FW, IP).The objective of HAVEit is the development of highly automated driving functions. This project is targeting in significantly increasing safety and traffic efficiency for passenger vehicles, buses and trucks, promoting this way the safe and intelligent mobility of people and goods. The project ended successfully.
Coordinator and Scientific responsible of the EU funded research project ΜEMSCON (Radio Frequency Identification Tags Linked to on Board Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems in a Wireless, Remote and Intelligent Monitoring and Assessment System for the Maintenance of constructed Facilities. Grant Agreement CP-TP 212004-2, 1 November 2006 - 31 October 2009, 7th FW, IP).The objective of MEMSCON is the implementation of new generation, miniature, low cost and wirelessly connected sensors in buildings for their rehabilitation and conservation with reduced costs. This project is coordinated by ICCS. The project ended successfully.
Technical Manager of the EU funded Research Project WATERPIPE (Integrated High Resolution Imaging Ground Penetrating Radar and Decision Support System for WATER PIPEline Rehabilitation, 1/10/2008-31/09/2011, Contract No: 036887, 6th FW, STREP).The main objective of this project is the development of a system for visualisation of the status of underground pipes aiming at reducing maintenance and repair costs. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project TRAIN ALL (Integrated System for driver Training and Assessment using Interactive education tools and New training curricula for all modes of road transport Contract no.: 031517 6th FW, 01/11/2006-31/10/2009). The objective of this project is to implement a training system for a variety of drivers including those driving passenger cars, motorcycles, trucks and emergency vehicles. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project VIRTHUALIS (Virtual Reality and Human Factors Applications for Improving Safety 1/05/2005-30/04/2008, Contract No 515831-2, 6th FW, IP).The scope of this project is using virtual reality in applications related to education and enhancement of safety in industry. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project SENSATION (Advanced Sensor Development for Attention, Stress, Vigilance & Sleep/Wakefulness Monitoring Contract no.: 507231, 1/01/2004-31/12/2008, 6th FW, IP).The objective of this project is the development of sensors for monitoring and detecting the drowsiness of the driver in real time. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project SEEING SPACE (Program Structuring the European Research Area - Human Resources and Mobility Marie Curie European Reintegration Grants Call identifier: FP6-2002-Mobility 11, Proposal No 006384, 1/10/2004-31/09/2005).The objective of this project is to combine electro encephalogram with virtual reality in complex environments. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project ASK IT (Ambient Intelligence System of Agents for Knowledge-based and Integrated Services for E&D users, 1/10/2004-30/09/20008, IST-2003-511298, 6th FW, IP).ASK IT is aiming at developing telematic services for disabled. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project HILAS (Human Integration into the Lifecycle of Aviation Systems, 1/06/2005-31/05/2009, Contract No 516181, 6th FW, IP).The objective of HILAS is to study the role of the human factor in aeronautics with the use of virtual reality systems. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project HUMABIO (Human Monitoring and Authentication using Biodynamic Indicators and Behavioural Analysis, 1/01/2006-31/06/2008, Contract No 026990, 6th FW, STREP).The objective of this project is to use biometrics for ensuring the security of buildings and organisations. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project FEEDMAP (Technical and economic feasibility assessment of map data feedback loops applied to the ActMAP framework Contract Number: IST-2005-027325 Call ID: FP6-2004-IST-4: STREP, 1/03/2006-31/08/2008).The objective of FEEDMAP is to perform a feasibility study for new generation digital maps including dynamic renewal anticipation. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project SAFESPOT (Co-operative Systems for Road Safety Smart Vehicles on Smart Roads Call ID: FP6-2004 IST-4: IP, 1/01/2006-31/7/2010).The objective of SAFESPOT is to develop and test the next generation advanced driver assistance systems where vehicles and road infrastructures are communicating and cooperating with each other in real time. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project GOOD ROUTE (Dangerous Goods Transportation Routing, Monitoring and Enforcement Contract Number: 027873 Call ID: FP6-2004-IST-4: STREP, 1/01/2006-31/12/2009).The objective of this project is the development of navigation systems and the management of dangerous loads. The project ended successfully.
Coordinator of the Network of Excellence (NoE) INTUITION (507248) in VR/VE related issues. It is the largest NoE that EU has approved so far including 65 partners (6th FW, IST, NoE, 1/9/2004-31/10/2008).This project led to the creation of a pan-European non-profit organisation, namely EUROVR, with the objective of promoting VR/AR/MR technologies. The project ended successfully.
Sub Project 3 Leader and Core Group member of the EU funded Research Project AIDE (Adaptive Integrated Driver-vehicle InterfacE, IST-1-507674, 6th FW, IP, IST, 1/3/2004-30/4/2008).AIDE's main objective is to develop a holistic sophisticated interaction system between the human and the current and future advanced driver assistance systems. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project PReVENT (Preventive and Active Safety Applications, Proposal No FP6-507075, 6th FW, IST, IP, 1/2/2004-31/3/2008).The main objective of PReVENT is the development of next generation active safety systems with the use of sensors and data fusion techniques. Participation at four subprojects and leader in one of them. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the European Network of Excellence (NoE) HUMANIST (HUMAN centred design for Information Society Technologies, Proposal No: 507420, 6th FW, IST, ΝοΕ, 1/3/2004-31/5/2008).The scope of HUMANIST is the development of a NoE for the design and evaluation of innovative information technologies in Human-Vehicle Interaction Systems. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project IM@GINE IT (Intelligent Mobility AGents, Advanced Positioning and Mapping Technologies, INtEgrated Interoperable MulTimodal location based services, Proposal No: 508008, 6th FW, IST, STREP, 2004-2005).The scope of this project is the development of telematic systems for easing transfer and mobility in Europe. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project IN SAFETY (INfrastructure and SAFETY, IST, 6th FW, STREP, Proposal No: 506716, 2004-2006).The objective of this project is the implementation and evaluation of secure telematic infrastructure in highways. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the National Research Project ΔΙΟΓΕΝΗΣ (1/2002, ΓΔΑΒΕ, 2003-2004).The aim of this project is the development of telematic applications for remote monitoring the lighthouses in Greece for maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project CREDIT (Ε.Ε. GRUNDTVIG, 2003-2004).The objective of this project is the development of intra-business training programs for elderly workers with the use of telematics and informatics. The project ended successfully.
Coordinator of the EU funded research project SAFEGUARD (QLG4-2000-00235, QoL, 5th FW, 2001-2003).The objective of this project was the development of smart truck and tractor seats for professional drivers, taking into consideration their state of health and the level of bumping .The project ended successfully.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded Research Project CONFIDENT (IST-2000-27600, IST, 5th FW, 2001-2003) on the development of telematic services for the support of disabled people at home.
Quality Manager and the Evaluation Manager of the EU funded Research Project RESPECT (QLRT-2000-038, QoL, 2001-2004) on the study on new work models for elderly workers.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded research project EUCLIDE (GRD1-2000-26801, GROWTH, 5th FW, 2001-2004) on the data fusion of a far-infrared camera and a microwave radar on automotive applications. At the specific project he has been Quality Manager and Evaluation Manager as well.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded research project VIEW (IST-2000-26089, IST, 5th FW, 2001-2003) on the development of virtual workplaces for industry and the study of possible health side-effects at the worker’s health. At the specific project he has been Quality Manager and Evaluation Manager as well.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded research project MINICON (G1RD-2000-00369, GROWTH, 5th FW, 2001-2004) on the development of a system for the tele control and tele maintenance of industrial equipment.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded research project AWAKE (IST-2000-28062, IST, 5th FW, 2001-2004) on the development of sensors and methods of detecting hypovigilance while driving. At the specific project he has been Quality Manager as well.
COMUNICAR: EU- IST program, 5th FW, on HMI development for car applications, (Scientific person in charge of the project from ICCS). At the specific project he has been Quality Manager as well.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded research project ISLANDS (QLRT-2001-01637, 2002-2005) on the development of a system for tele psychiatric and psychotherapeutic help at remote areas.
Scientific responsible of the EU funded research project IMMACULATE (2002-2005) on the improvement of the air and noise levels at urban areas through smart vehicle technology. At this project he participated with the cooperation of the Institute of Accelerating Systems and Applications (IASA).
Scientific responsible of the EU funded research project SPORT4ALL (C27980, 2002-2005) on the provision of telematics services at disabled for easy access to athletic events. I participate with the cooperation of the Institute of Accelerating Systems and Applications (IASA).
Main researcher of the EU funded research project VICTORIA (GRD1-2000-25209, GROWTH, 5th FW, 2000-2003) on new electronic and tele communication systems for the new generation of airplanes.
Main researcher of the EU funded research project LEAKING (GRD-2001-40284, GROWTH, 5th FW, 2002-2004) on the leak detection at an underground pipelines with the use of microwave radar and radiometer.
Scientific responsible of the national research project SMART HOTELS (PABET 2001, GSRT) οn the development of applications on smart cards for hotels.
Kozacc: EU-project on network and data transmission security and on electronic commerce.
Euromed - ETS: EU project on network security issues and especially on healthcare computer networks.
Design of a wireless CDMA MODEM: National Project.
Development of a QPSK modem as a diploma thesis.
Technical review on the biochemical and blood analyzers available for healthcare in the Greek market.
Design of a mobile communications network (analogue) for educational reasons.
Study on MANs based at ATM protocols.
Technical review on Virtual Reality techniques available around the world.
Teaching of 40 hours seminar of NTUA: “Telecommunication Networks: Principles and Operation - ISDN” to students of NTUA, and engineers of “Chourdakis SA”, Printed Circuits and Telecommunications Company