Dr. Thanos Vasilakos

Editor UBICC Journal
University of Western Macedonia,Greece

Editor's BIOGRAPHY

Athanasios(Thanos) Vasilakos   is currently Professor at  the Dept. of Computer and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Greece. He was born in Pella, Greece. He received the BS degree in electrical and computer  engineering from the University of Thrace,Greece,in1983,the MS degree in computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts,USA,1986, and the PhD degree in computer engineering from the University of Patras,Greece,in1988.  He is co-author (with W.Pedrycz) of the books Computational Intelligence in Telecommunications Networks (CRC press,USA2001), Ambient Intelligence, Wireless Networking, Ubiquitous Computing (Artech House,USA,2006),and co-author (with M.Parashar, S.Karnouskos, W.Pedrycz) Autonomic Communications (IEEE Press,USA,to appear ),Arts and Technologies  (MIT Press,to appear).He has published more than 130 articles in top international journals and conferences in the area of Telecommunications Networks, Computational  Intelligence(CI),  CI in Education, and, Technology and Arts.Recently he is conducting research in Evolutionary Game Theory in Wireless Sensor and Mesh network(IEEE/ACM T-Networking, to appear) and Bioinformatics . He chairs IMAI?7 conference and he served or is serving in the TPC of several conferences/symposia including IEEE INFOCOM (2001), 1st IEEE International Workshop on      Specialized Ad Hoc Networks and Systems (SAHNS 2007), IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2006 and 2007),GC'07ASNS(IEEE Globecom 2007 Ad-hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium), 4th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC-07) 2007. He was or he is at the editorial board of several international journals: Computer Communications (Elsevier,1988-1991),ACM Applied Computing Reviews(ACM ACR), IEEE Communications Magazine (1999-2002), Soft Computing (Springer), Information Sciences (Elsevier), International Journal on Computational Intelligence Research, International Journal on Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence, International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing(IJAHUC), ACM Computers in Entertainment(ACM CIE), Journal of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics, International Journal of Mobile Communications (IJMC), International Journal of Computational Science, International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology(IJIPT). .Guest Editor of several journals, such as IEEE T-Systems, Man and Cybernetics(special issue: Computational Intelligence in Telecommunications Networks,2003),ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems(special issue on Autonomic Communications), Journal on Interactive Learning Research(CI in Web-based Education).He was chairman of the Telecommunications Committee of  the ERUDIT, European network of excellence in fuzzy logic and its applications and he is chairman of the Telecommunications Task Force of the Intelligent Systems Applications Technical Committee (ISATC) of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS). He is member of the IEEE and ACM.