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Christoforos Hadjicostis

Christoforos Hadjicostis is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus. He received S.B. degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, and Mathematics, the M.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1995, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1999, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. He has served as Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was affiliated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, and the Information Trust Institute. From 2008-2010, he served as Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus. His research focuses on fault diagnosis and tolerance in distributed dynamic systems; error control coding; monitoring, diagnosis and control of large-scale discrete event systems; and applications to network security, anomaly detection, energy distribution systems, medical diagnosis, biosequencing, and genetic regulatory models.
Research Interests:
(i) Fault-tolerant combinational/sequential systems; error control coding; (ii) Distributed algorithms for estimation, diagnosis, and control; applications to cyber-physical systems, and networks of embedded sensors and actuators; (iii) Systems and automation; discrete event systems; coding and graph theory; (iv) Monitoring, diagnosis and control; model classification and anomaly detection; applications to network security, medical diagnosis, and biosequencing.