Univercity of Patras
ALEXIOS BIRBAS is Professor of Electronics in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Patras and former Director of the Applied Electronics Lab, Patras Greece. He received the MSEE and PhD degrees from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Minnesota USA in 1986 and 1988 respectively. He has held faculty positions at the University of Minnesota and at INPG, Grenoble, France. He has also co-founded two microelectronics related spin-off companies and has supervised 20 PhD Theses. His research interests include: device electronics, noise and fluctuation problems in electronics, RF and mixed signal high speed circuit design and implementation of sensor read out circuits, Smart Grid electronics, smart metering, 5G enabled IoT and Industry 4.0 real time applications, edge computing accelerators, Cyber Physical Systems and hierarchical Energy Systems. Dr. Birbas has also served as a consultant to the Industry and has held industrial managerial positions. He has published over 150 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings.