Antonis Dimitriou – Co-Chair

Dr. Antonis Dimitriou (Co-chair, Europe Region) received the diploma and PhD from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Since 2007 he has participated or coordinated seven major Research Projects in the fields of RFIDs, Robotics and Wireless Sensor Networks, including the design and installation of RFID solutions in healthcare, libraries (smart-shelf) and the first mass-produced social robot destined for education. He is currently the coordinator of project “RELIEF”, where autonomous robots and drones are built for fast, reliable low-cost inventorying and localization. He has been a Management Committee Member in the Cost Action “Wireless Power Transmission for Sustainable Electronics (WiPE) – IC1301”. He has received the “Ericsson Award of Excellence in Telecommunications”, the “IEEE Wireless Communications Letters Exemplary Reviewer” award twice, has co-authored the 2011 IEEE RFID-TA best student conference paper. In 2015, he had organized the 5th Workshop on “Wireless Power Transmission for Sustainable Electronics”. Dr. Dimitriou is a Senior IEEE member since 2014.