Bio - Dr Athanasios Gkelias (SSPD 2023 Invited Speaker)

Athanasios (Thanos) Gkelias received his MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and his MSc and PhD degrees from King's College London. Currently, he is a Research Fellow and project manager at Imperial. In the past, he served as the project manager of the University Defence Research Centre (UDRC) in Signal Processing at Imperial College, sponsored by the U.K. Dstl. He has been involved and made significant research contributions to several and diverse ICT projects funded by the EU, EPSRC, U.K. Dstl and U.S. Army. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journals, conference papers and book chapters. He was the co-recipient of the Best Student Paper Award in PIMRC 2012 and the IEEE Communications Society Best Survey Paper Award in 2022.