Status: Completed

Full-Duplex Radio for LTE Communication Systems (FUPLEX)

The KIOS Research Center has recently joined forces with two leading SMEs, RIO Systems of Israel and SignalGeneriX of Cyprus, in the framework of the project entitled “Full-Duplex Radio for LTE Communication Systems (FUPLEX)”. The project is part of the “Bilateral Cooperation” programs funded by the Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus and the Ministry of Industry, …

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PV2GRID – A Next Generation Grid Side Converter with Advanced Control and Power Quality Capabilities

Photovoltaics (PV) have the potential to become a major source of renewable energy and clean electricity in the future and can provide a significant share of European electricity demand. However, there are several challenges that need to be addressed prior to the widespread adoption and utilization of PV technologies. For example, the electricity generation cost …

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COncORDE: Development of Coordination Mechanisms during Different Kinds of Emergencies

The KIOS Research Center is participating in an important EU research and innovation project to develop technology that can help medical services to be better prepared and able to respond to emergency situations appropriately and efficiently. Large-scale disaster situations and incidents such as the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, the Fukushima tsunami, and even the very …

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SyncPower: Research project for reliable and uninterruptible operation of power systems

Power system monitoring and control is the backbone for reliable and uninterruptible electricity supply to the end users. Power systems are complex and interconnected infrastructures, and often suffer from temporary faults or severe contingencies. Indeed, modern society relies on the availability and smooth, uninterrupted operation of electric power systems and when they fail, the consequences …

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FWTAYGEIA: Multi-potent theronostic molecules targeting colorectal cancer

A new project is underway at the KIOS Research Center researching a break-through solution for improved management of colorectal cancer and potentially other malignancies whose cells express specific molecules which belong to the epidermal growth factor family of receptors (EGFR). This research project with the acronym FWTAYGEIA (pronounced photagvia – meaning luminiscence) combines the expertise …

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CIPRNet: Critical Infrastructure Preparedness and Resilience Research Network

The KIOS Research Center  is one of 12 partners participating in an important Network of Excellence for civil security. The Network is funded by the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme for a total of 6.5 million euro. CIPRNet (Critical Infrastructure Preparedness and Resilience Research Network) represents a large Network of Excellence established to improve the resilience …

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STABILITY: Enhancement of power system integrity and stability using novel sensing technologies

Power system security and control is the backbone of the reliable and uninterruptible operation of power systems. Power systems, being complex, interconnected systems, often suffer from temporary or permanent faults or contingency scenarios. Designing, monitoring and controlling such systems is becoming increasingly more challenging as their size, complexity and interactions are steadily growing. Furthermore, the …

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EFFINET: Efficient Integrated Real-time Monitoring and Control of Drinking Water Networks

The project “Efficient Integrated Real-time Monitoring and Control of Drinking Water Networks” (EFFINET), is an EU FP7 research project to help address significant challenges in the management of urban water distribution systems. EFFINET aim is to develop an integrated software package to enable water utilities to monitor and control the distribution of drinking water more …

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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 Union as a whole. As critical infrastructures (e.g., water distribution networks, power …

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MultiBroad: Novel Design and Simulation Software Tool for Provisioning and Restoration of Broadcast and Multicast Connections in Optical Mesh Networks

Optical communications has become the dominant medium for high-speed communication, mainly due to the vast amount of bandwidth available and the very low-bit error rates achievable, compared to their copper wire predecessors. Optical networking has also evolved with the introduction of intelligent optical nodes that can support features such as automated provisioning of optical services …

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WiFi POWER: Synchronized measurements in power systems for improved security, monitoring and control.

This project investigates the use of synchronized measurement technology (SMT) for real-time monitoring, security, and control of power systems. SMT offers the advantage of synchronizing measurements from widely dispersed locations with respect to a global positioning system (GPS) clock. Phasor measurement units (PMUs) are the most advanced SMT-based devices available to the power system engineers …

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FAULT-ADAPTIVE: Fault-Adaptive Monitoring and Control of Complex Distributed Dynamical Systems

“Critical infrastructure systems provide the lifeline that physically ties communities and facilitates quality of life and economic growth. When critical infrastructures fail, the consequences may be tremendous, in view of societal, health and economic aspects.” FAULT-ADAPTIVE is a pioneering research initiative, aimed at designing and analyzing “smart” algorithms for real-time data processing, capable of improving …

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UrbanDBP : Supporting Long-Term Integrity of Finished Water Quality with respect To Disinfection By-Products Formation in Urban Drinking-Water Distribution Systems

The problem of apparent water losses within urban drinking-water distribution systems (UDWDS) is exacerbated in water-scarce countries, including countries such as Cyprus. Previous work has been instrumental in formulating predictive models of pipe failure (breakage and leaking) as a means to minimize water losses in Urban Drinking-Water Distribution Systems (UDWDS).  Pipe repairs due to deterioration/failure …

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EVAGORAS ( ΕΥΑΓΟΡΑΣ ) – High-performance computing using reconfigurable hardware for biological, ecological and medical applications

The quest for advancement in healthcare and ecology, all key aspects of improving the quality of life, becomes heavily dependent on high-performance, real-time computation systems. Such systems are necessary to compute extremely complicated algorithms used by biologists and doctors worldwide. The application of computer technology in the fields of molecular biology and bioinformatics, and modelling …

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Artemis-II Project: Fault tolerant detection, localization and tracking of multiple events using Wireless Sensor Networks

Over the recent years, research in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) has gained great momentum mainly because of the potential advantages that this new technology provides. Sensor nodes can be deployed inside a phenomenon to provide in situ, real-time data about the state of the environment, thus sensor networks can provide an interface between the physical …

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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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