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Dr George Oikonomou

Dr George Oikonomou

Dr George Oikonomou
BSc, FHEA

Lecturer

Area of research

Internet of Things Networking and Security

Office 5.09 MVB
Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 5175

Research summary

My research focuses on energy-efficient networking for severely constrained wireless embedded devices and the IoT, with an emphasis on digital healthcare and smart city applications. My objective is to invent and prototype algorithms that are optimised for constrained/low-capability, battery-powered devices without sacrificing performance and reliability. Over the last few years I have been focussing on IEEE 802.15.4 / .15.4g networks, doing work that covers the entire 6LoWPAN/RPL stack. More specifically, I have made contributions in the areas of multicast forwarding; MAC layers with time-synchronisation (such as TSCH); congestion control; routing; neighbour discovery; service discovery. Within the ...

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Biography

Lecturer in IoT Networking, with 7 years of post-doctoral research experience in the UK (University of Bristol and Loughborough University). Originally a statistician, with an MSc in Information Systems and PhD in Computer Networking from the Department of Informatics at the Athens University of Economics and Business.

Co-founder, steering group member and maintainer of Contiki-NG, the next generation, open source operating system for the IoT. Maintainer of the original Contiki OS. Inventor of the Sensniff open source software project. cc2538-bsl collaborator.

IoT Enthusiast, Software Developer, Open Source & Creative Commons proponent.

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