Monday, 21 10 2019

Papadopoulos George



George Papadopoulos, Emeritus Professor

Electronics and Computers

  B.Sc. E.E. (City Univ. N.Y.),
M.Sc. E.E., Ph.D. (M.I.T.)
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Brief Academic Profile


Title:  Emeritus Professor,Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras.

  • Ph.D.,Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Electrical Engineering Dept., February 1970,
  • MSEE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Electrical Engineering Dept., August 1964.
  • BEE,  City University of New York, Electrical Engineering Department, January 1963.


Experience/Positions held:

  • Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE), 1975-2007.
  • Director of the Applied Electronics Laboratory in the ECE Department, 1975-2007.
  • Director of the Industrial Systems Institute operating under GSRT, 1998-2003.
  • Chairman of the Scientific Board of the Research Center DEMOKRITOS, 1996-2001.
  • Chairman of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, 1991-1993.
  • Deputy Chairman of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, 1995-97.
  • Head of the Electronics and Computer Division of the ECE Dept., 1994-1995 and 1997-1998.
  • Head of the Telecommunication and Electronics Division of the ECE Dept, 1983-84 & 1990-91.
  • Visiting Professor at the University of MASS in Amherst, ECE Department, 1984-1985.
  • Director of the Naval Research and Technology Laboratory of the Department of Defense, 1987.
  • National Representative in the ESPRIT Management Committee, 1988-1989.
  • Consultant in Public Organizations and Industries in Greece, 1976-present.
  • Assistant Professor at the University of Mass. in Amherst, ECE Department, 1973-1975.
  • Research Associate in the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) of MIT, 1970-1973.
  • Lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering, MIT, 1971-1974.
  • Research Engineer and Consultant in Companies in the USA, 1966-1975.
  • Lecturer in the Electrical Engineering Department at CUNY, 1964-1965.
  • Teaching assistant at MIT, 1963-1964, and Research assistant at MIT, 1965-1969.

Recent research activities:Wireless sensor networks, Wireless and networked embedded systems with adaptive characteristics, Microprocessor-based design, Microelectronics (digital, analog, mixed and RF), Industrial networks, Home information systems, Internet of Things. Participation in many EU and National projects.

Research activities in the USA: a) Master’s thesis research: “photon channel communication statistics”, b) Ph.D. research: Radio Ku-band Interferometers and Very Long Baseline Interferometers (VLBI) at 22GHz, d) Adaptation of the maximum likelihood algorithm for the inversion of the VLBI measurements.

Academic activities:Developed and taught the following courses: Microelectronics, Analog Integrated Electronics, Digital Integrated Circuits and Systems, Advanced Microprocessors, Communication Electronics, and the graduate courses Technology of Advanced Digital Circuits and Systems and Wireless Networked Embedded Systems. Over 250 publications in international journals and conferences, and over 450 cross-citations. Books on Microcomputers, Electronics, Communication Electronics. Supervision of 26 completed doctoral dissertations, over 200 diploma theses, reviewer in journals, conferences and European projects evaluation committees.

Industrial activities:  Founder and first Director of the Industrial Systems Institute (ISI), founded in 1998 under the auspices of the Ministry of Development. Awarded and supervised a significant number of research projects, both European and National. Promoted strategic collaboration with Greek and European industries and organizations and attained a number of direct contracts with industry. Developed products and installed integrated systems for the Greek industry.





Advanced Microprocessors
Technology of Advanced Digital Circuits and Systems
Design methods of special HW/SW systems