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S. Katsikas


  • Rector, Open University of Cyprus
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Sokratis K. Katsikas was born in Athens, Greece, in 1960. He received a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece in 1982, a Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA, in 1984 and the Ph.D. in Computer Engineering & Informatics from the University of Patras, Greece in 1987. As of February 1, 2018, Professor Katsikas is the Rector of the Open University of Cyprus. He served as Professor at the University of Patras and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Rector and Vice-Rector of the University of the Aegean; member of the Board of the Hellenic Quality Assurance Authority for Higher Education; President of the National Education Council of Greece; President of the Council of University Education of Greece; member of the Governing Board, of the Executive Secretariat and Vice-President of the Panhellenic Federation of University Faculty Members;  member of the Board of the Hellenic Authority for Information and Communication Security and Privacy; and General Secretary for Telecommunications & Post of the Ministry of Infrastructures, Transport and Networks of the Hellenic Republic.

Professor Katsikas has authored or co-authored more than 230 journal publications, book chapters and conference proceedings publications, and he has participated in more than 60 funded national and international R&D projects in these areas. He is serving on the editorial board of several scientific journals, he has (co-)authored/edited 33 books, and has served on/chaired the technical programme committees of more than 500 international scientific conferences.

Prof. Katsikas' research interests lie in the areas of information and communication systems security, and of estimation theory and its applications.

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