2022

FixCyprus: A platform and mobile app to improve the Cyprus road network infrastructure and road safety

The Cyprus Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works and the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus announced the launch of the platform and mobile app “FixCyprus”, during a press conference that took place on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, at the University of Cyprus premises. The FixCyprus platform and mobile application, …

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KIOS joins forces with 15 organizations to accelerate the digital transformation of Cyprus

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) at the University of Cyprus joins forces with 15 prestigious Cypriot organizations with expertise in Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Computing, and Cybersecurity technologies, to accelerate the digital transformation of small and medium enterprises as well as of public sector organizations in Cyprus. This strategic initiative …

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Undergraduate students pursue research opportunities at the KIOS CoE

Eight exceptional undergraduate students have completed the prestigious Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) internship program at the KIOS Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus, for the Summer 2022 session. Students spent 8 weeks this summer working alongside KIOS faculty and researchers on innovative research projects, which addressed real-life problems and scenarios, obtaining practical …

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U.S. students engaged in collaborative solar energy research at the KIOS CoE

This summer, four undergraduate students from the Sensor Signal and Information Processing Center (SenSIP) at the Arizona State University (ASU) participated in collaborative research on machine learning for solar energy systems at the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) at the University of Cyprus (UCY). This research endeavor, between ASU and UCY, …

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KIOS CoE at the 7th European Civil Protection Forum in Brussels

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (KIOS CoE) had a strong presence at the 7th European Civil Protection Forum, organized by the European Commission’s DG ECHO, on 28 and 29 June 2022 in Brussels. Under the general theme “Towards faster, greener and smarter emergency management”, the Forum aimed to bring together civil protection …

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KIOS CoE Director elected member of the Academia Europaea

An important honor for the University of Cyprus as well as the scientific community in Cyprus, is the election of Dr. Marios Polycarpou, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus, as a member of the prestigious Academia Europaea (Academy of …

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Nine exceptional students are awarded prestigious Summer internships at the KIOS CoE

The program aims at encouraging young talented students to engage in research and innovation Nine exceptional undergraduate students have been selected to participate in the prestigious Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) at the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus, for the summer of 2022. This is the 14th year …

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Empowering the Cyprus power system with sustainable and intelligent technologies

The Cyprus electric power system faces specific challenges due to its islanded nature. For example, there is a limit to the renewable energy penetration that can be installed without risking system instability. Further, during low demand periods, the number of synchronized generators is small, resulting in low system inertia; this increases the rate of change …

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KIOS CoE developed a human-centric Cyber Hygiene methodology to address cybersecurity and data privacy risks in healthcare

Healthcare organizations depend on reliable digital information and communication infrastructures to collect, process, and store health data. These data can easily be provided to doctors for diagnosis, treatment, consultation or for monitoring their patients’ condition. On the other hand, patients can also have access to their own health data and use them anywhere, anytime. Although …

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The 2nd application period for the MSc in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems has started!

The 2nd application period for the MSc program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems for the academic year 2022-2023 has started and the application deadline is Tuesday, 31 May 2022. Five (5) Scholarships will be awarded based on merit and can cover up to 100% of the tuition fees. In addition, there is the option for …

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Technological solutions for automated traffic monitoring with UAVs

The KIOS Research and Innovation team has developed a computer vision software system for the road traffic monitoring with the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The tool was developed within the framework of the research project “RONDA” (Roadway Network Distress Assessment). Researchers have developed this software system, using deep learning algorithms, capable of analyzing …

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KIOS CoE Alumni startup Malloc secured funding from American investors to address data privacy and security in mobile devices

Privacy and security in mobile devices are one of the most pressing and unaddressed problems, as the number of data leakage/breaching incidents has been growing over the past few years. Malloc, a Cypriot-based software startup founded by three KIOS Center of Excellence Alumni, developed a software solution that protects users’ data by safeguarding their mobile …

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The application deadline for the MSc Program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems has been extended

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Cyprus, in collaboration with the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence and Imperial College London, announces that the application period for the MSc Program in Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems has been extended to the 28th of February 2022 at 5 pm. For the …

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