Cognitive radio and spectrum shared access systems
Distributed sensor networks, Internet of things
Diversity transceivers and multiple–input multiple–output (MIMO) systems
Energy harvesting, Simultaneous wireless information and power transfer
Hybrid analog and digital multi-antenna transceiver design
In-band full duplex wireless communication
Large-scale antenna systems (massive MIMO)
Machine learning for wireless communication
Multi-user multi-antenna techniques, Interference management in dense networks
Performance analysis of wireless communication systems
Relaying protocols in cooperative communication systems
Communication systems in high-frequency bands (millimeter wave and THz)
Wireless channel modeling and characterization
Exemplary Reviewer (top 3% of the reviewers) for the year 2012 for the journal IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.
Best Ph.D. thesis award by a Greek University in the fields of informatics and telecommunications from the Informatics and Telematics Institute, Thessaloniki, Greece in 2010.
Student travel grant for the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Miami, USA, 6–10 December 2010.
Scholar of the National Center for Scientific Research–"Demokritos," Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, Wireless Communications Laboratory, Athens, Greece for Ph.D. dissertation from June 2006 till June 2010.
Ranked 2nd in the M.A.Sc. program in Signal and Communications Processing Systems: Theory, Implementations and Applications, University of Patras.
Scholar of the Operational Program for Education and Initial Vocational Training II, Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning, and Religious Affairs, Republic of Greece, for M.A.Sc. studies from October 2003 till April 2006.
Certificates of excellence and top–ranked student at Gymnasium and Unified Lyceum, Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning, and Religious Affairs, Republic of Greece from 1992 till 1998.