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2012

KIOS Research Center participates in important research for the Internal Security of the EU

FACIES : Online identification of Failure and Attack on interdependent Critical InfrastructurES Whilst most Europeans are able to go about their daily lives in relative safety, our societies are facing serious security challenges that are growing in scale and sophistication. Many of these challenges have an impact both on individual countries, and on the European …

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Award Winning Smartphone technology developed by the University of Cyprus, secures interest from an International Hi-Tech Company

Innovative research at the University of Cyprus has led to the development of new state-of-the-art technology for “Smart” mobile phones. The award winning technology is now being exploited for commercial purposes by a large international hardware and software company in Taiwan. The innovative system Airplace, which is the product of collaboration between two research groups …

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HYBRID: The formulation of the next generation state estimator by utilizing synchronized phasor measurements

There is a need to provide real-time, accurate and reliable information for the states of the power system through an advanced state estimator that could be the cornerstone of a future real time wide area monitoring system. This project will concentrate on developing a concrete methodology for incorporating the synchronized phasor measurements into the existing …

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A further 6 students complete the KIOS Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

This summer a further six students participated in the summer internship program for undergraduate young researchers called the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), run by the KIOS Research Center. UROP’s aim is to encourage young people to participate in research and to nurture the skills, experience, and confidence required for such an endeavor. The UROP …

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New technology: Electricity Generation System with Zero CO2 Emissions

A research team at the KIOS Research Center at the University of Cyprus, led by the Assistant Professor Kyriakides, has successfully developed an innovative method for generating electricity with zero CO2 emissions. The technology is cutting edge with a distinguishing feature: the power output can be regulated, unlike the power output of conventional renewable energy …

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Best Demo Award at the International Conference on Mobile Data Management 2012

A collaborative research effort between the KIOS Research Center and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus, won the Best Demo at the 13th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM’12), IEEE Computer Society, which took place in Bangalore India on July 23-26 2012.The 1st prize was awarded for the demonstration of …

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KIOS research team meets with the Chief Officer of the European Defence Agency (EDA) to discuss research priorities for defence

The Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA), Madame Caulde-France Arnould met with academics at the University of Cyprus during her first official visit to Cyprus. The meeting was organised by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus 21st May 2012. The meeting was attended by Rector of the University of Cyprus …

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Second KIOS Workshop

On the 9th April 2012 the second KIOS workshop was organised following the success of the first one which took place last year, in April 2011. The KIOS workshops are organised annually by the KIOS Research Center to provide an opportunity to exchange ideas and foster further collaborations between KIOS researchers as well as the …

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New Research Project – ASCLEPIUS: Accelerating Bioinformatics and Biomedical Applications via Massively Parallel Reconfigurable Systems

High-performance, real-time computation systems  are becoming  necessary to compute extremely complicated biomedical and bioinformatics algorithms used by bioengineers and doctors worldwide and come in the form of supercomputers,  i.e. large clusters, which are the only capable solution keeping up with the application demands. However, the excessive cost of implementing and maintaining such systems, limits their …

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WideView: The use of telecommunications and GPS technology for the real-time wide-area monitoring and control of power systems

The operating conditions as well as the network topology of a power system may change frequently due to complex interconnections and deregulated energy markets. The real-time information regarding the operating states is therefore very important for reliable and secure operation. The supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system based on conventional measurements such as the …

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ERC Advanced Grant Awarded to Director of KIOS, Professor Marios Polycarpou

Professor Marios Polycarpou, Director of the KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks at the University of Cyprus, has been awarded the ERC Advanced Grant, the most prestigious research funding award given by the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC Advanced Grant provides attractive long-term research funding to a small number of exceptional researchers to undertake highly …

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First prize for KIOS Post Doctoral Researcher, Dr. Demetrios Eliades

Dr. Demetrios Eliades, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the KIOS Researcher Center of the University of Cyprus and the company Zedem Media produced an award-winning video entitled “An Egg Boiling Fuzzy Logic Robot”, that successfully uses animation to explain Fuzzy Logic and the applications of this methodology to everyday life. This video was awarded the First Prize …

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KIOS Director is the New Elected President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

The KIOS Research Center Director, Professor Marios Polycarpou, is the new elected President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS). This is a very prestigious position of international recognition. It is only the second time in the history of IEEE CIS that the president of the society is from outside North America. The Computational Intelligence …

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