Communication Networks and Applications Lab


The Communication Networks and Applications Laboratory (CNA Lab) was officially instituted in 2017 in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications in the University of Peloponnese. The Lab existed since 2002 as the Communication Networks and Mobile Systems Laboratory (CNMS Lab) in the Department of Telecommunications’ Science and Technology. 

The main aim of CNA Lab is to conduct research and educational activities and promote innovation and excellence in the following fields: 

Internet Technologies and Applications

Network Services and Applications

Network Management and Security

Optical Networks and Devices

Optical Wireless Networks (indoor, outdoor and underwater)

Performance Analysis of Network Protocols

Teletraffic and Queueing Theory

Mobile Wireless Communication Networks

Sensor Networks and Sensor Networks Management Applications


Smart Cities, Smart Energy

Currently, the Lab houses four (4) faculty members, one (1) laboratory teaching staff, eight (8) PhD students and many postgraduate and undergraduate students.

The academic staff of CNA Lab 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.

The academic staff of CNA Lab also participates in numerous European and National research projects.

Members: A.C. Boucouvalas †, K. Yiannopoulos,  I.D. Moscholios, N.D. Tselikas, and K. Seklou