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School of Sciences


DR Panayiotis Andreou

Assistant Professor in Computing

Marie Curie Fellow (ID-Mind, Portugal, 2012)
PhD in Computer Science (University of Cyprus, 2011) 
MSc in Advanced Computer Technologies (University of Cyprus, 2006) 
BSc in Computer Science (University of Cyprus, 2003)  

Research Interests:
Data Management for Systems and Networks, Information Systems, Energy-efficient Distributed Processing, ICT services for eHealth and Ambient Assisted Living.

Administrative Roles
Module Leader of several computing modules
School of Sciences, Computing seminar coordinator

Throughout my academic career I have taught several computing modules including: System Analysis and Database Design, Software Development, Advanced Programming, Software Engineering Practices, Databases, Data Structures and Algorithms, Object-Oriented Programming.

Selected Publications:

  • A Network-aware Framework for Energy-efficient Data Acquisition in Wireless Sensor Networks”, P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, G. Samaras, P.K. Chrysanthis, Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA’14), Volume 46, Pages: 227 - 240, 2014.
  • "SmartLab: Empowering Mobile Computing Research through an Open Smartphone Cloud", G. Larkou, P. Andreou, A. Konstantinidis, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, ERCIM News 2013(93), 2013.
  • "Managing Smartphone Testbeds with SmartLab", P. Andreou, G. Larkou, C. Costa, P. Andreou, A. Konstantinidis, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti , "Proceedings of the 27th USENIX Large Installation System Administration Conference" (LISA '13), Washington D.C., USA, Pages: 115-132, ISBN: 978-1-931971-05-8, 2013.
  • "Intelligent Search in Social Communities of Smartphone Users", A. Konstantinidis, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P. Andreou, P.K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras, Distributed and Parallel Databases (DAPD '13), Springer US, Volume 31, Pages: 115-149, 2013.
  • "USN: An Optimization Framework for User-centric Social Networks", P. Andreou, P. Germanakos, A. Konstantinidis, D. Georgiadis, M. Belk, G. Samaras, 10th International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (IEEE EUC'12), Nicosia, Cyprus, 5-7 December, 2012.
  • "Power Efficiency through Tuple Ranking in Wireless Sensor Network Monitoring", P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P.K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras, Distributed and Parallel Databases Journal, Vol.29, No.1-2, pp.113-150, 2011.
  • "In-Network Data Acquisition and Replication in Mobile Sensor Networks", P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, P.K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras, Distributed and Parallel Databases Journal, Vol.29, No.1-2, pp.87-112, 2011.
  • "Optimized Query Routing Trees for Wireless Sensor Networks", P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour-Yazti,A. Pamboris, P.K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras, Information Systems Journal, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp.267-291, April 2011.

Selected Projects:

  • GrowMeUp: H2020 PHC-19-2014 (2014-2017
  • MiraculousLife: Miraculous-Life for Elderly Independent Living, FP7-ICT-2013-10, (2013-2016)
  • PersonaWeb: Personalizing Generic Web Environments, RPF-ΤΠΕ/ΠΛΗΡΟ/0311(ΒΙΕ)/10, (2012-2014)
  • SocialRobot: Social Robot to Support Elderly at Home, FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IAPP-285870, (2011-2014),
  • FireWatch: Fire detection/prediction of Cyprus forests using Wireless Sensor Networks, RPF- ΑΕΙΦΟΡΙΑ-ΦΥΣΙ/0609/(ΒΙΕ)/09, (2010-2012)
  • CO-LIVING: Virtual Collaborative Social Living Community for the Elderly, AAL-60-61700-98-009, (2010-2013)
  • CONET: Cooperating Objects Network of Excellence, FP7-224053, (2008-2012)
  • IPAC: Integrated Platform for Autonomic Computing, INFSO-ICT-224395 (2008-2012)

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