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Dr Andreas Pamboris

LECTURER IN COMPUTING


APamboris@uclan.ac.uk

+357 24694046

Qualifications

PhD Computer Science (Imperial College London, 2014)

MSc Computer Science (University of California San Diego, 2009)

BSc Computer Science (University of Cyprus, 2007)

 

Specialization

Software Engineering, Systems, Distributed Systems, Mobile/Wearable Computing, Cloud/Edge Computing

 

Employment Track

Lecturer in Computing, UCLan Cyprus (2016 – Present)

Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Cyprus (2015 – 2018)

Post-doctoral Researcher, Imperial College London (2014 – 2015)

Research Assistant, University of California, San Diego (2008 – 2009)

Software Development Engineer Intern, Los Alamos National Laboratory (2008)

Software Development Engineer, University of Cyprus (2005 – 2006)

 

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)

 

Research Interests

Systems, Distributed Systems, Software Engineering, Mobile & Wearable Computing, Cloud/Edge Computing

 

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Module Leadership/Delivery: System Analysis and Database Design, Advanced Software Engineering Techniques, Advanced Programming, Honours Degree Project

 

Selective Publications

  • A. Pamboris, C. Kozis and H. Herodotou (2020). “Cuttlefish: A Flexible and Lightweight Middleware for Combining Heterogeneous IoT Devices” In IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC).
  • A. Pamboris, P. Andreou, I. Polycarpou and G. Samaras (2019). “FogFS: A Fog File System For Hyper-Responsive Mobile Applications” In IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC).
  • A. Pamboris, P. Andreou, H. Herodotou and G. Samaras (2018). “MULTI-WEAR: A Multi-Wearable Platform For Enhancing Mobile User Experiences” In IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC).
  • M. Belk, A. Pamboris, C. Fidas, C. Katsini, N. Avouris and G. Samaras (2017). “Sweet-Spotting Security and Usability for Intelligent Graphical Authentication Mechanisms” In ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI).
  • A. Pamboris, G. Antoniou, C. Makris, P. Andreou and G. Samaras (2016). “AD-APT: Blurring the Boundary Between Mobile Advertising and User Satisfaction” In IEEE/ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft).
  • S. E. Alshaal, S. Michael, A. Pamboris, H. Herodotou, G. Samaras and P. Andreou  (2016). “Augmenting Virtual Reality Environments with Smart Wearable Devices” In IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM).
  • M. Baguena, A. Pamboris, P. Pietzuch, G. Samaras, M. L. Sichitiu and P. Manzoni (2016). “Towards Enabling Hyper-Responsive Mobile Apps Through Network Edge Assistance” In IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC).
  •  A. Pamboris and P. Pietzuch (2015). “C-RAM: Breaking Mobile Device Memory Barriers Using the Cloud” In IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC).
  • A. Pamboris, M. Baguena, A. L. Wolf, P. Manzoni and P. Pietzuch (2015). “Demo: NOMAD: An Edge Cloud Platform for Hyper-Responsive Mobile Apps” In ACM International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys).
  • A. Pamboris and P. Pietzuch  (2015). “EdgeReduce: Eliminating Mobile Network Traffic Using Application-Specific Edge Proxies” In ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and Systems (MobileSoft).
  • M. Baguena, A. Pamboris, P. Pietzuch, M. L. Sichitiu and P. Manzoni (2015). “Better Performance in LTE Networks With Edge Assistance: The World of Warcraft Case” In ACM International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous).
  • P. Andreou, D. Zeinalipour, A. Pamboris, P.K. Chrysanthis, G. Samaras (2011). “Optimized Query Routing Trees for Wireless Sensor Networks”. Information Systems Journal, 36, pp. 267-291.
  • R. N. Mysore, A. Pamboris, N. Farrington, N. Huang, P. Miri, S. Radhakrishnan, V. Subramanya and A. Vahdat (2009). “PortLand: A Scalable Fault-Tolerant Layer 2 Data Center Network Fabric” In ACM SIGCOMM Conference.

 

Selective Research Funding/ Grant Capture

  • GrowMeUp. EU H2020.  2015-2017. 3.4M €. Researcher/Work Package leader (UCY)
  • EIT ICT LABS MC-DATA. 2014-2015. Technical manager (Imperial College London)

 

Scholarships/Awards

  • AMiner: AI2000 most influential scholar award (honorable mention), in recognition of outstanding and vibrant contributions in the field of Computer Networking between 2009 – 2019
  • Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation: national Ph.D. scholarship award, 2009 – 2013
  • Cyprus Fulbright Commission: M.Sc. scholarship award, 2007 – 2009
  • University of Cyprus: award for highest academic standing among graduating UCY Computer Science students, 2003 – 2007
  • Pancyprian Co-operative Confederation: award for highest academic standing among graduating UCY Computer Science students, 2006 – 2007
  • IBM Italia SPA: award for highest academic standing among graduating UCY Computer Science students, 2006 – 2007
  • SEPAIK union: award for highest academic standing among graduating UCY Computer Science students, 2006 – 2007
  • Pancyprian Co-operative Confederation: award for highest academic standing among all UCY Computer Science students (freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior), 2004 – 2005
  • Cypriot Institute of Technology: award for highest academic standing among all UCY Computer Science students (freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior), 2004 – 2005

 

Other Scholarly and Outreach Activities

  • Track Chair: International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD). 2017
  • Reviewer: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking;
    EuroSys Conference; Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) Journal; and International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD). 2011 – 2017