Dr. Paris Kitsos received the B.Sc. degree in Physics in 1999 and his Ph.D. in 2004 from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, both at the University of Patras. From May 2005 joint, as a research fellow, with the Digital Systems & Media Computing Laboratory, School of Science & Technology at the Hellenic Open University. From April 2014 is also Assistant Professor at Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece. His research interests include Hardware architectures and implementations of cryptographic algorithms (private-key and public-key algorithms), Secure hardware designing, Efficient architectures and implementations for Lightweight crypto systems, Security systems for wireless communications, VLSI design, FPGA and ASIC design, Computer architecture.
He has participated in seven national and three international research projects in his area as researcher, designer and programmer. He has published more than 75 scientific articles and book chapters, and he has been received more than 550 non self-citations. Also, he was Co-editor to the following books: “RFID Security: Techniques, Protocols and System-On-Chip Design”, Springer-USA, 2008 and “Security in RFID and Wireless Sensor Networks”, Auerbach Publications, 2009.
Dr. Kitsos serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Systems Journal, for the Microprocessors and Microsystems: Embedded Hardware Design (MICPRO) (Elsevier Ltd.) and for the International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing (Hindawi Journal). He was Track Co-chair in “The 4th International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGA’s, ReConFig’ 08” (Mexico), also he was General Local Chair in “12th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, Architectures, Methods and Tools – DSD 2009”, (Patras-Greece, August 2009) and he was Deputy Program Chair in “13th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, Architectures, Methods and Tools – DSD 2010”, (Lille-France, September 2010). In addition, he was Program Chairman in “14th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, Architectures, Methods and Tools – DSD 2011”, (Oulu-Finland, August – September 2011). Also, has been Guest Editor of Special Issues for IEEE, Elsevier, Springer and Wiley publishers. Further, he has participated to the organization of up to 80 conferences as Local Chair, Publicity, Program Chair and Program Committee member. And finally, he is reviewer for numerous International Journals and Conferences/Workshops in the area of his research.
Currenctly is a Management Committee member in the COST ACTION IC1204 “Trustworthy Manufacturing and Utilization of Secure Devices”. For more information please click here
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