Nikolaos Pappas received the B.Sc. degree in computer science, the B.Sc. degree in mathematics, the M.Sc. degree in computer science, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Crete, Greece, in 2005, 2012, 2007, and 2012, respectively.
From 2005 to 2012, he was a graduate Research Assistant with the Telecommunications and Networks Laboratory, Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas, and a Visiting Scholar with the Institute of Systems Research, University of Maryland at College Park, USA. From 2012 to 2014, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the Department of Telecommunications, Supélec, France. From March 2014 to March 2016, he was a Marie Curie Fellow with the University of Linköping. Currently he is an Associate Professor and Docent at the Division for Database and Information Techniques (ADIT), Department of Computer and Information Science (IDA) where he is leading the Communications for Networked Intelligent Systems Group.
He is the Principal Investigator for the projects
- "Semantics-Empowered Communication for Networked Intelligent Systems", Swedish Vetenskapsradet (VR) (2022-2025)
- "Information Handling in Industrial IoT", ELLIIT (2021-2025)
- "Physical Layer Secrecy for IoT Networks with Heterogeneous Traffic", Swedish Vetenskapsradet (VR) (2020-2021)
- "Low Latency Communications for Wireless Networks: Exploiting Traffic Characteristics", CENIIT (2018-2023)
His main research deals with semantic wireless communications, age of information, network-level cooperative wireless networks, wireless energy harvesting networks, queueing theory, stochastic modelling and performance analysis, content caching, tactile internet, internet of things, and stochastic geometry. Furthermore, he is a voting member at the IEEE Working Group P1918.1 - Tactile Internet: Application Scenarios, Definitions and Terminology, Architecture, Functions, and Technical Assumptions.
He is serving as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Open Journal of Communications Society, and the IEEE/KICS Journal of Communications and Networks. He is serving as an Expert Editor for invited papers for the IEEE Communications Letters. From 2013-2018 he was serving as an Editor for the IEEE Communications Letters.
Nikolaos appeared in the Top 2% scientists list, single year impact for 2020, 2021, in the area of Networking and Telecommunications.
Google Scholar profile
Semantics-Empowered Communication for Networked Intelligent Systems
On the Role of Age of Information in the Internet of Things
Age of Information: A New Concept, Metric, and Tool
TNK117 Data Analytics for Smart Cities
TNK093 Mobile Communications
TNK110 Mobile Communications and Networks
Statistical Learning (Advanced PhD-course) (Fall 2019)
Network Virtualization (Advanced PhD-course) (February 2016)
Self-Managed Networks (Advanced PhD-course) (September 2015)