Communication Networks and Applications Laboratory

The Communication Networks and Applications Laboratory (CNA Lab) exists from 2002 as Communication Networks and Mobile Systems Laboratory in the Department of Telecommunications’ Science and Technology. Currently, the Laboratory houses six academic staff, one academic laboratory instructor, four PhD students and ten undergraduate students. CNA’s research concentrates on future communication systems and services including:

  • Network Services and Applications
  • Internet Technologies and Applications
  • Mobile Wireless Communication Networks
  • Performance Analysis of Network Protocols
  • Network Management and Security
  • Formal Description Simulation and Verification of Protocols
  • Teletraffic and Queueing Theory
  • Optical Wireless Networks (indoor, outdoor and underwater)
  • Optical Networks and Devices
  • Sensor Networks and Sensor Networks Management Applications

The academic staff of CNA Lab also participates in numerous European and National research projects. The academic staff of CNA has more than 500 publications in journals and conferences in the areas of telecommunication’s service creation and provision in fixed and mobile networks, mobile applications, software and middleware technologies, open APIs, web technologies, simulation and performance analysis of communication networks, network management and queueing theory, sensor networks, multimedia communications, optical communications, optical wireless systems, short-range infrared systems, protocol analysis and optimization, outdoor systems, optical wireless channel equalization, compensation techniques, etc.

Members: A. Boucouvalas, K. Yiannopoulos, A. Kaloxylos, I. Moscholios, K. Peppas, N. Tselikas, and K. Seklou