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Alexandros Fragkiadakis MSc (Hons), PhD

Dr. Alexandros Fragkiadakis is a Senior Researcher at the Telecommunications and Networks Laboratory (Institute of Computer Science-FORTH). He received his PhD in computer networks from the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering of Loughborough University in UK. He has also received an MSc in Digital Communications Systems, awarded with distinction, from the same University. Alexandros obtained his Diploma degree in Electronic Engineering from the Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, Greece.

He has worked as a Research Associate within the High Speed Networks Group of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering in Loughborough University. Within FORTH, he has been involved in several projects in the area of wireless communications and networking. His research interests include internet-of-things, wireless networks, intrusion detection and cyber-security, re-programmable devices, open source architectures, cognitive radio networks, blockchain, cloud computing.

Alexandros is highly involved in projects related to IoT and wireless communications with a number of publications in book chapters, journals, and conferences (1866 citations, h-index 18). He served as the Integration Manager of the IoT project RERUM (2013-2016 EU FP7), principal investigator of project SOrBet (2014-2017 EU FP7), as well as principal investigator and/or coordinator of several IoT-related nationally funded projects (tilergatis.gr, epoptis.gr, etc.). He is a member of the Editorial Board of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, a Topic Editor for Sensors (academic journal), an Adjunct Academic staff member in the Hellenic Open University, while he has served as a reviewer for EC-funded projects.

 

Awards and grants

    Ph.D. studentship, Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK (01/11/03 - 31/06/05).

    MSc degree awarded With Distinction.

 

Participation in R&D projects

    "Epoptis, a secure platform for efficient management as-a-service in the Internet of Things, 2018-2022.
    "Tilergatis, a secure platform for remote compilation and programming as services in the Internet of Things, 2018-2021.
    "Smart Product, a flexible platform for monitoring the supply chain of Agrifood products and certifying authenticity, security and origin using IoT technologies, 2018-2021.
    Innovative actions in environmental research and development, funded by National funds (NSRF 2014-2020).
    "WIVI-2020, Wireless visionaries for 2020, project no. 642743, H2020 MSCA-ITN, 2015-2019.
    FINE: Extending the FIESTA IoT Platform, FIESTA-IoT (H2020-ICT-2014-1) 2nd open call.
    "SorBet: Smart objects for intelligent building management", project no. 612361, 2014-2016.
    "MeshWise: Self-organising MESH Networking with Heterogeneous Wireless Access", project no. 324515, 2013-2015.
    RERUM: Reliable, resilient and secure IoT for smart city applications, project no. 609094, 2013-2016.
    OPTET: OPerational Trustworthiness Enabling Technologies, project no. 317631, 2012-2015.
    Rapid Emergency Deployment Mobile Communication Infrastructure, project no. HOME/2011/CIPS/AG/2107, 2012-2014.
    HYDROBIONETS : Autonomous Control of Large-scale Water Treatment Plants based on Self-Organized Wireless BioMEM Sensor and Actuator Networks, FP7 ICT-2011-3.3: New paradigms for embedded systems, monitoring and control towards complex systems engineering, project no. 2876130, 2011-2014.
    EU-MESH: Enhanced, Ubiquitous, and Dependable Broadband Access using MESH Networks, FP7 ICT-1-1.1: The Network of the Future, project no. 215320, 2008-2010.
    "An Efficient and Flexible Architecture for Active Network Elements", (29/10/01 - 28/10/03), funded by EPSRC-UK. Ref.: GR/R31218/01.

 

Activities

Reviewer for a number of conferences and journals:
    Elsevier Computer Communications
    IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials
    IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
    Mobile Networks and Applications (Springer)
    International Journal of Network Management
    European Transactions on Telecommunications
    IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks
    International Conference on Future Internet Technologies
    IEEE Workshop on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks
    IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Service
    International Conference on Mobile Lightweight Wireless Systems
    International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications
    International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications
Technical Program Committee member:
    ICUMT 2009
    IEEE Camad 2012
    Science and Information Conference 2013
    CECNet 2013
    IEEE ICSAIE 2014
Session chair:
    DSPAN 2013
    GWS 2014

 

Publications

    Thesis

    Alexandros Fragkiadakis, An Active Router Architecture using Programmable Hardware, Loughborough University, UK, 2005.

    Book chapters

    M. Kalaitzakis et al., “Building a Smart City Ecosystem for Third Party Innovation in the City of Heraklion”, Mediterranean Cities and Island Communities: Smart, Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient, Springer International Publishing, 2019.

    E. Tragos, A. Fragkiadakis, A. Kazmi, M. Serrano, “Trusted IoT in ambient assisted living scenarios”, HCI in Cyber Security Handbook, Taylor and Francis Group, 2018.

    E. Tragos, A. Fragkiadakis, V. Angelakis, H. Pohls, “Designing Secure IoT Architectures for Smart City Applications”, Designing, Developing and Facilitating Smart Cities, Springer International Publishing, 2017.

    E. Tragos, J. Bernabe, R. Staudemeyer, J. Ramos, A. Fragkiadakis, A. Skarmeta, M. Nati, M. Gluhak, “Trusted IoT in the complex landscape of governance, security, privacy, availability and safety”, Internet of Things Connecting the Physical, Digital and Virtual Worlds, IERC Book, 2016.

    A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, A. Makrogiannakis, S. Papadakis, P. Charalampidis, M. Surligas, “Signal processing techniques for energy efficiency, security, and reliability in the IoT domain”, Internet of Things in 5G Mobile Technologies, Springer, 2016.

    A. Fragkiadakis, G. Oikonomou, H. Pohls, E. Tragos, M. Wojcik, “Securing communications among severely constrained, wireless embedded devices”, Engineering Secure Internet of Things Systems, IET Book, 2016.

    E. Tragos, H. Pohls, R. Staudemeyer, D. Slamanig, A. Kapovits, S. Suppan, A. Fragkiadakis, G. Baldini, R. Neisse, P. Langendorfer, Z. Dyka, C. Wittke, “Securing the Internet of Things - Security and Privacy in a Hyperconnected World”, Building the Hyperconnected society (Internet-of-Things), River Publishers, 2015.

    Journals

    K. Arakadakis, N. Karamolegkos, A. Fragkiadakis, “Dfinder An efficient differencing algorithm for incremental programming of constrained IoT devices”, accepted for publication in Internet of Things Journal, Elsevier.

    K. Arakadakis, P. Charalampidis, A. Makrogiannakis, A. Fragkiadakis, “Firmware over-the-air programming techniques for IoT networks A survey ”, ACM Computing Surveys, 2021.

    L. Sanchez et al., “Federation of Internet of Things Testbeds for the Realization of a Semantically-Enabled Multi-Domain Data Marketplace”, Sensors, MDPI, 2018.

    S. Kornemann, S. Ortmann, P. Langendorfer, A. Fragkiadakis, “Enabling Wireless Sensor Nodes for Self-Contained Jamming Detection”, Journal of Cyber Security, pp. 153-158, 2014.

    A. Fragkiadakis, V. Angelakis, E. Tragos, “Securing Cognitive Wireless Sensor Networks: a survey”, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 2014, pp. 1-13, 2014.

    A. Fragkiadakis, V. Siris, N. Petroulakis, A. Traganitis, “Anomaly-based Intrusion Detection of Jamming Attacks, Local versus Collaborative Detection”, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, pp. 1-19, 2013.

    A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, I. Askoxylakis, “A Survey on Security Threats and Detection Techniques in Cognitive Radio Networks”, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, vol. 15, pp. 428-445, 2013.

    E. Tragos, S. Zeadally, A. Fragkiadakis, V. Siris, “Spectrum Assignment in Cognitive Radio Networks: A Comprehensive Survey”, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, pp. 1-28, 2013.

    N. Petroulakis, E. Tragos, A. Fragkiadakis, G. Spanoudakis, “A Lightweight Framework for Secure Life-logging in Smart Environments”, Information Security Technical Report, Elsevier, 2012.

    A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, T. Tryfonas, I. Askoxylakis, “Design and Performance Evaluation of a Lightweight Wireless Early Warning Intrusion Detection Prototype”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2012, pp. 1-18, March 2012.

    A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, I. Askoxylakis, C. Verikoukis, “Ubiquitous Robust Communications for Emergency Response using Multi-Operator Heterogeneous Networks”, EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2011, pp. 1-16, June 2011.

     

    Conferences

    P. Charalampidis, A. Fragkiadakis, “A Compilation-and-Remote-Programming-as-a-Service Platform for IoT devices”, IEEE Mobile Cloud, 2021.

    A. Fragkiadakis, “DTLS Connection Identifiers for Secure Session Resumption in Constrained IoT Devices”, IEEE WF-IoT, 2021.

    G. Stamatakis, N. Pappas, A. Fragkiadakis, A. Traganitis, “Autonomous Maintenance in IoT Networks via AoI-driven Deep Reinforcement Learning”, IEEE INFOCOM Age of Information Workshop, 2021.

    A. Fragkiadakis, “An IoT-based platform for supply chain monitoring”, IEEE CCNC, 2021.

    K. Arakadakis, A. Fragkiadakis, “Incremental firmware update using an efficient differencing algorithm”, poster, ACM SenSys 2020.

    E. Tragos, A. Lignan, A. Fragkiadakis, Marc Fabregas, “An experimental evaluation of network reliability in a secure Internet of Things deployment”, EWSN 2018.

    P. Charalampidis, E. Tragos, A. Fragkiadakis, “A fog-enabled IoT platform for efficient management and data collection”, IEEE CAMAD, Lund, Sweden, 2017

    A. Fragkiadakis, Elias Tragos, “A Trust-Based Scheme Employing Evidence Reasoning for IoT Architectures”, IEEE WF-IoT, Washington, USA, 2016.

    J. Bauer, R. Staudemeyer, H. C. Phls, A. Fragkiadakis, “ECDSA on things: IoT integrity protection in practise”, 18th International Conference on Information and Communications Security, Singapore, 2016.

    G. Moldovan, E. Tragos, A. Fragkiadakis, H. C. Phls, D. Calvo, “An IoT middleware for enhanced security and privacy: the RERUM approach”, IFIP NTMS 2016.

    A. Fragkiadakis, L. Kovacevic, E. Tragos, “Enhancing compressive sensing encryption in constrained devices using chaotic sequences”, Proc. of SmartObjects 2016 (Mobicom), pp. 1-6, New York, USA, October 2016.

    A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, L. Kovacevic, P. Charalampidis, “A practical implementation of an adaptive compressive sensing encryption scheme”, Proc. of IEEE WoWMoM 2016, pp. 1-6, Coimbra, Portugal, June 2016.

    E. Tragos, P. Charalampidis, A. Fragkiadakis, G. Lambropoulos, S. Kyriazakos, “Improving the trustworthiness of ambient assisted living applications”, in Proc. of WPMC, Hyderabad, India, December 2015.

    P. Charalampidis, A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, “Rate-adaptive compressive sensing for IoT applications”, in Proc. of VTC 2015, Glasgow, UK, 2015.

    A. Fragkiadakis, P. Charalampidis, S. Papadakis, E. Tragos, “Experiences with deploying compressive sensing and matrix completion techniques in IoT devices”, in Proc. of IEEE CAMAD 2014, Athens, Greece, December 2014.

    Y. Li, M. Pioro, V. Angelakis, D. Yuan, A. Fragkiadakis, “Mathematical modelling of metric-driven routing and resource allocation in wireless mesh networks”, in Proc. of Networks 2014, Madeira, Portugal, September 2014.

    A. Fragkiadakis, I. Askoxylakis, P. Chatziadam, “Denial-of-Service attacks in wireless networks using off-the-shelf hardware”, in Proc. of HCI 2014, Crete, Greece, June 2014.

    P. Chatziadam, I. Askoxylakis, A. Fragkiadakis, “A network telescope for early warning intrusion detection”, in Proc. of HCI 2014, Crete, Greece, June 2014.

    A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, A. Traganitis, “Lightweight and secure encryption using channel measurements”, in Proc. of the Global Wireless Summit 2014, Aalborg, Denmark, May 2014.

    A. Fragkiadakis, P. Charalampidis, E. Tragos, “Adaptive compressive sensing for energy efficient smart objects in IoT applications”, in Proc. of the Global Wireless Summit 2014, Aalborg, Denmark, May 2014.

    E. Tragos, V. Angelakis, A. Fragkiadakis, D. Gundlegard, C. Nechifor, G. Oikonomou, H. Pohls, A. Gavras, “Enabling Reliable and Secure IoT-based Smart City Applications”, in Proc. of the First International Workshop on Pervasive Systems for Smart Cities 2014, Budapest, Hungary, March 2014.

    A. Fragkiadakis, I. Askoxylakis, E. Tragos, “Joint compressed-sensing and matrix-completion for efficient data collection in WSNs”, in Proc. of the IEEE CAMAD 2013, Berlin, Germany, September 2013.

    A. Fragkiadakis, I. Askoxylakis, “Malicious traffic analysis in wireless sensor networks using advanced signal processing techniques”, in Proc. of the 14th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMom), Madrid, Spain, June 2013.

    V. Angelakis, A. Capone, A. Fragkiadakis, S. Napoli, S. Papadakis, G. Perantinos, V. Spitadakis, E. Tragos, D. Yuan, “Experience from Testbeds and Management platforms towards Mesh Networking with Heterogeneous Wireless Access”, in Proc. of the 14th IEEE International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMom), Madrid, Spain, June 2013.

    A. Fragkiadakis, I. Askoxylakis, E. Tragos, “Secure and energy-efficient life-logging in wireless pervasive environments”, in Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy and Trust, Las Vegas, USA, July 2013.

    A. Fragkiadakis, S. Nikitaki, P. Tsakalides, “Physical-layer Intrusion Detection for Wireless Networks using Compressed Sensing”, in Proc. of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob), Barcelona, Spain, October 2012.

    A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, I. Askoxylakis, “Video Streaming Performance in Wireless Hostile Environments”, in Proc. of the 5th FTRA International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE' 2011), Loutraki, Greece, June 2011.

    E. Tragos, A. Fragkiadakis, I. Askoxylakis, V. Siris, “The Impact of Interference on the Performance of a Multi-path Metropolitan Wireless Mesh Network”, in Proc. of the 16th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC' 11), Corfu, Greece, June 2011.

    A. Fragkiadakis, E. Tragos, N. Petroulakis, “A Prototype Implementation of a Wireless Early Warning Intrusion Detection System”, Poster Session in the 4th Summer School on Network and Information Security (NIS'2011), Crete, Greece, June 2011.

    A. Fragkiadakis, V. Siris, A. Traganitis, “Effective and robust detection of jamming attacks”, in Proc. of the Future Network and Mobile Summit 2010, Florence, Italy, June 2010.

    A. Fragkiadakis, V. Siris, N. Petroulakis, “Anomaly-based intrusion detection algorithms for wireless networks”, in Proc. of the 8th International Conference on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications 2010, Lulea, Sweden, June 2010, pp. 192-203, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, ISBN: 978-3-642-13314-5.
    Fragkiadakis A. and Parish, D.J. “Performance Evaluation of a PC-based Active Router and Analysis of an Active Secure FTP Application”, IEEE 4th International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, IEEE Computer Society, Cambridge Massachusetts USA, July 2005, pp 283- 286, ISBN: 0 7695 2326 9.
    N.G. Bartzoudis, A.G. Fragkiadakis, D.J. Parish and J.L Nez, “A System for Fault Detection and Reconfiguration of Hardware Based Active Networks”, in Proc. of the 10th IEEE International On- Line Testing Symposium Madeira Island, Portugal, July 2004, pp 207-213, ISSN: 0 7695 2180 0.
    N.G. Bartzoudis, A.G. Fragkiadakis, D.J. Parish and J.L Nez, “A Monitor Module for Active Networks with Hardware Support”, in Proc. of the IEE System-on-Chip Design, Test and Technology, Cardiff, U.K., September 2003, ISSN: 0963 3308.
    Fragkiadakis, A.G, Bartzoudis N.G., Parish, D.J. and Sandford, J.M, “Hardware support for Active Networking”, SAM03 The 2003 International Conference on Security and Management, Las Vegas, USA, June 2003, pp 27-33, ISBN: 1-932415-16-5.

    Fragkiadakis, A.G, Bartzoudis N.G., Parish, D.J. and Sandford, J.M, “Active Networking using Programmable Hardware”, PGNET2003 PostGraduate Networking Conference, Liverpool, June 2003, pp 94-101, ISSN: 1 9025 6009 4.

    Bartzoudis, N.G., Fragkiadakis, A.G., Parish, D.J., Nunez, J.L. and Sandford, J.M., “Reconfigurable Computing and Active Networks”, ERSA03 Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms, Las Vegas, USA, June 2003, pp 80-83, ISBN: 1-932415-05-X.

    Bartzoudis, N., Fragkiadakis, A.,Parish, D.J., Nunez Yanez, J.L.and Sandford, J.M., “Hardware Support for Internet Friendly Active Networks”, EPSRC PROGNET Workshop, Brighton UK, December 2003.

     

    Other publications

    P. Charalampidis, A. Fragkiadakis, “When distributed ledger technology meets Internet of Things Benefits and Challenges”, arXiv:2008.12569, 2020.

    K. Arakadakis, P. Charalampidis, A. Makrogiannakis, A. Fragkiadakis, “Firmware over-the-air programming techniques for IoT networks A survey”. arXiv:2009.02260, 2020.

    A. Fragkiadakis, T. Moysiadis, N. Zotos, “Efficient Supply Chain Traceability using IoT Technologies”, ERCIM News 119, pp. 13-14, 2019.

    E. Tragos, A. Fragkiadakis, I. Askoxylakis, Digital Economy and Innovation, Greek version of the Economist, 2011.