Best Paper Award, 2nd Place, at the 16th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing, held physically on December 4-7, 2023

Moysis Symeonides, Fotis Nikolaidis, Demetris Trihinas, George Pallis, Marios Dikaiakos, and Angelos Bilas, for ‘FedBed: Benchmarking Federated Learning over Virtualized Edge Testbeds’.

You can read the "FedBed: Benchmarking Federated Learning over Virtualized Edge Testbeds" here.

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Best Paper Award at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science, held physically on December 4-6 , 2023

Demetris Trihinas, Moysis Symeonides, Joanna Georgiou, George Pallis, and Marios Dikaiakos, for ‘Energy-Aware Streaming Analytics Job Scheduling for Edge Computing’.

You can read the "Energy-Aware Streaming Analytics Job Scheduling for Edge Computing" here.

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Best Student Paper Award at the 27th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications, held physically on July 30-03, 2022

Joanna Georgiou, Moysis Symeonidis, Michalis Kasioulis, Demetris Trihinas, George Pallis, and Marios D. Dikaiakos for ‘BenchPilot: Repeatable & Reproducible Benchmarking for Edge Micro-DCs’.

You can read the "BenchPilot: Repeatable & Reproducible Benchmarking for Edge Micro-DCs" here.

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Best Paper Award at the 7th ACM/IEEE Conference on Internet of Things Design and Implementation, held virtually on May 03-06, 2022

Moysis Symeonidis, Demetris Trihinas, George Pallis, Marios D. Dikaiakos, Constantinos Psomas, and Ioannis Krikidis, for ‘5G - Slicer:An emulator for mobile IoT applications deployed over 5G network slices’.

You can read the "5G - Slicer:An emulator for mobile IoT applications deployed over 5G network slices" here:

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Best Demo Award at the 5th ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing held virtually on November 11-13, 2020

Moysis Symeonidis, Zacharias Georgiou, Demetris Trihinas, Marios D. Dikaiakos, George Pallis for ‘Fogify: A Fog Computing Emulation Framework’.

The Fogify Demo video is available on:

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StreamSight: People's Award of the Innovation Track (IEEF2019)

StreamSight, a research project from the Laboratory of Internet Computing (LINC) has won the People's Award of the Innovation Track at the 4th Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (IEF2019). StreamSight is a practical framework for monitored IoT services aimed at simplifying the specification, compilation and execution of analytic queries on distributed processing engines deployed in edge computing environments.
The forum was held on 19 April 2019 at the University of Cyprus with the aim to showcast recent research results and ideas with a strong market or societal potential impact that can be materialised through novel products, processes or services delivered by new or existing ventures, private or public organisations, governmental institutions or non-governmental initiatives.
StreamSight was presented by Zacharias Georgiou and Moysis Symeonidis.

Applying City Exploration to Smart Phones" - Nikolas Pogiatzis, "Students in Research - FOITO" (RPF) Award 2017

The results of the contest "Students in Research - FOITO" were announced on September 28, 1017 by the  Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (RPF) within the framework of the "Research and Innovation Culture Cultivation" Program for the academic year 2017. (GR)

One of the distinguished undergraduate students, Nikolas Pogiatzis  with his project  "Applying City Exploration to Smart Phones" supervised by Professor Marios Dikaiakos,  obtained the award - 2nd OPEN € 300

The scientific evaluation of the research work was carried out remotely by independent experts from abroad.
The award ceremony took place during the "Researchers' Night",  held on September 29, 2017, at the State Fair.

Digital Innovation Competition, Digital Championship 2016-2017

Giuliana Kalaitzidou, a recognised Digital Innovator,  obtained the 3rd place in the Digital Championship of Cyprus 2016-2017 (with Nikos Mouzouras) with the topic of her thesis.  Giouliana completed her BSc thesis with the Laboratory of Internet Computer (LINC).

The Digital Championship 2016-2017 were hosted by the European Commission of Cyprus. More details on the Digital Championship 2016-2017 (GR)

Best student paper award at IEEE Big Data 2016, Washington, DC, USA

Hariton Efstathiades, Demetris Antoniades, George Pallis, Marios D. Dikaiakos, Zoltán Szlávik, Robert-Jan Sips, for the paper,  Online Social Network Evolution: Revisiting the Twitter Graph.

Conference website IEEE Big Data 2016

Best paper award at 12th International Conference, ICSOC 2014, Paris, France

G. Copil and D. Trihinas and H.L Truong and D. Moldovan and G. Pallis and S. Dustdar and M. D. Dikaiakos, for the paper, "ADVISE -- a Framework for Evaluating Cloud Service Elasticity Behavior". In Service-Oriented Computing.  Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8831, Springer, 2014, pp. 275-290.

Conference website 12th International Conference (ISOC 2014) 

Best Demonstration Award at CoreGRID Industrial Conference, 2006, Sophia-Antipolis

D. Zeinalipour-Yazti, H. Gjermundrod, M. D. Dikaiakos, G. Panayi and Th. Kyprianou, for the paper, "ICGrid: Intensive Care Grid.”