Athanasios S. Lioumpas

Athanasios S. Lioumpas was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, in June 1982. He received the Diploma and Ph.D. degrees both in electrical engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2005 and 2009, respectively. From 2010 to 2013, he was as a Senior Researcher in the Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, while in 2013, he joined the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece. He has published more than 40 scientific articles in international journals and conferences, while he has been granted five patents. His research interests include mobile communications (LTE, UMTS, GSM), digital communications over fading channels, future network architectures, and machine-to-machine and next-generation wireless communications. Dr. Lioumpas serves as an Editor for IEEE Communications Letters. Moreover, he has served as a Technical Program Chair in several international conferences. He received the Best Paper Award of the Wireless Communications Symposium in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’07), Glasgow, U.K., June 2007. In 2012, he received the Greek Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs for contributing to the Greek Higher Education and scientific excellence.

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Reliable and Energy Efficient Communications for Wireless Biomedical Implant Systems
Ntouni, G., Lioumpas, A., Nikita, K. Implant devices and Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs) are used in many healthcare applications where the continuous monitoring of a human body biological parameter is crucial. Thus, reliability, low‐ power consumption and long‐lifetime are vital... Read more