Maria Michalopoulou holds a B.Sc. in Informatics and Telecommunications from the University of Athens, Greece, and an M.Sc. in Communications Engineering from the RWTH Aachen University, Germany. In 2015 she received her doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) on wireless networks from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
Maria worked for six years as a full-time research and teaching assistant at the Institute for Networked Systems (iNETS) of the RWTH Aachen University. Since January 2016 she started collaborating with the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus as a teaching associate and since September 2017 she joined the KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence as a research scientist.
Her research interests are in the area of wireless networks and include, but are not limited to, non-coordinated and self-organized wireless networks, medium access control, non-homogeneous wireless node topologies, theoretical analysis of networks.