Petros Petrides is currently the Lab Manager and Procurements Officer of the KIOS CoE at the University of Cyprus. Petros has received his Master of Engineering Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Sheffield. He joined KIOS in mid-2015 and since then he has worked as Research Engineer on numerous projects related to safety and security (including emergency response) applications. Petros has a solid understanding of first responder needs since he participated in many exercises and real operations while utilizing the technologies developed in the Center. Furthermore, he is the Chief Remote Pilot of RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) at KIOS and he is responsible for performing prototype testing and data collection for the Center’s needs according to the EASA regulations.