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AIT Community / PhD Students/ Nikolaos Katsarakis

CONTACT INFORMATION
Athens Information Technology
44 Kifisias Avenue,
15125 Marousi, Greece
Phone: +302106682847

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Image and Video Processing
  • Face Detection
  • Person Localization and Tracking

EDUCATION

  • January 2008 onwards, Athens Information Technology in association with Aalborg University, DK
    Pursuing Phd Degree, Automatic scene analysis on live video feeds
  • August 2004 – December 2005, Athens Information Technology in association with Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Master of Science in Information Networking
  • October 1996 – November 2002, National Technical University of Athens, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • March 2001 – August 2001, Technical University of Dresden, Germany, Department of Electrical Engineering
    Diploma thesis “Simulative investigation of call admission control specific parameters for packet data transmissions in wireless communications systems”, during participation in ERASMUS/ SOCRATES student mobility program of the EU

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • February 2007 onwards: Athens Information Technology, Markopoulo Ave, Peania - Greece
    Researcher / Developer, Video and image processing - tracking of persons in smart rooms using multiple cameras
  • March 2006 – July 2006: European Commission, DG Information Society, Av. Beaulieu 33, Brussels - Belgium
    Trainee, Radio Spectrum Management
  • October 1995 onwards, Various employers, part time work
    Computer specialist
  • October 1995 onwards, Various employers, part time work
    Freelance translator, Translating/revising of technical documentation from English or German into Greek
  • November 2003 – April 2004, Greek Army, 79th territorial army company, Vathi, Samos
    Operator of communication systems
  • November 2002 – July 2003, OTE S.A., Maroussi, Athens
    Telecommunications engineer

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

  • Programming in C/C++, PASCAL, TCL, Visual Basic for Applications (Programming in Microsoft Office) and in MATLAB (Mathematical package).
  • Very good knowledge of MS-DOS, Windows 98/2000/XP/Vista, Microsoft Office.
  • Adequate knowledge of UNIX/LINUX.
  • Knowledge of database design and SQL
  • Web page design (HTML, PHP, CSS, JSP, ASP)
  • Experience in network simulation using OPNET and ns-2.
  • Use of Pathloss 4.0 (Software package for simulation of wireless links) and various other software packages

 

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