Dr. Anastasios Kourtis Short CV

Dr. Anastasios Kourtis received his BS degree in Physics in 1978 and his PhD degree in Telecommunications in 1984, from the University of Athens. Since 1986 he is a member of the research staff at the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of the Greek National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”. Currently he is a Research Director. His technical and research activities have been in the area of digital modulation techniques, spread spectrum systems, multimedia applications, Quality of Service (Perceived and Network), broadband wireless networks, interactive digital terrestrial TV (DVB-T/T2), satellite communications (DVB-S/S2-RCS) and networks convergence. He has participated in a number of EU-funded research and development projects : ESPRIT (FCPN, OFSES), ACTS (CRABS, WATT), IST/FP5 (WIN, MAMBO, SOQUET, REPOSIT), IST/FP6 (ATHENA, IMOSAN, ENTHRONE-I, ENTHRONE-II, UNITE) and ICT/FP7 (ADAMANTIUM, HURRICANE). He has been Project Manager of ATHENA and IMOSAN and Technical Manager of REPOSIT projects. Currently he is the PM of ICT-214751 ADAMANTIUM project. Dr. Kourtis has also co-ordinated a number of National funded projects. He is the author of several papers on telecommunications, broadband wireless networks and digital interactive TV.