Efstathios Sykas

Prof. Efstathios D. Sykas was born in Athens, Greece, in 1956. He received the Dipl.-Ing. and Dr.-Ing. degrees in Electrical Engineering both from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, in 1979 and 1984, respectively. From 1979-1984 he was a Teaching Assistant, during 1986-1988 he was a Lecturer, then an Assistant Professor, 1988-1992, an Associate Professor, 1992-1996, and now a Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). During 1985-1986 he worked at the Research Centre of Crete, Greece for the development of a command and control information system.

Duties inside NTUA include teaching of graduate courses on computer networks, telephony and communication systems and a post-graduate course on signalling protocols in broadband networks.

His research interests are in the fields of broadband communications, integrated services networks, mobile and personal communications, intelligent networks, signalling protocols, numbering and addressing, directory systems, computer communication networks, multiple access protocols, LANs, MANs, WANs, switching techniques (packet, circuit and hybrid switching systems) analysis and synthesis of communication networks, routing, flow control and load sharing, queueing theory, performance evaluation of data networks and computer systems. He has over fifty publications in the above areas. He received several national and international academic awards. He has participated in several RACE projects: RDP 2023 - ATD technique, RDP 1006 - Subscriber premises networks, R1043 Mobile, R1022 Technology for ATD, R1014 ATMOSPHERIC, R2016 STRATOSPHERIC, and R1044 (Customer Service Functions) CSF, R2066 MONET, R2023 UNOM, R2081 TRIBUNE. He has participated in six national research programs dealing with data communications networks. These included development of modelling, simulation, analysis, design and performance measurement packages for packet and circuit switched data networks. He is a reviewer for several international journals and a member of IEEE Standard 802 Committee. Dr Sykas is a member of IEEE, ACM and the Technical Chamber of Greece.

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Division of Communication, Electronic and Information Engineering