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Dr. Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87131, USA


Office: 326B
Phone: 505-277-5501
E-address: eirini@unm.edu

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***PROTON Lab has open positions for two highly qualified Ph.D. students.***

I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico. I obtained my Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens in 2008 and my MBA in techno-economics from the same institute in 2010. I graduated with a Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens in 2014, under the supervision of Prof. Symeon Papavassiliou.

My main research interests lie in the area of cyber-physical social systems and wireless heterogeneous networks, with emphasis on network modeling and optimization, resource orchestration in interdependent systems, reinforcement learning, game theory, network economics, and Internet of Things. Five of my papers received the Best Paper Award at IEEE WCNC in 2012, ADHOCNETS in 2015, IEEE/IFIP WMNC 2019, INFOCOM 2019 by the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Communications Systems Integration and Modeling, and IEEE/ACM BRAINS 2020. I was selected by the IEEE Communication Society - N2Women - as one of the top ten Rising Stars of 2017 in the communications and networking field. I received the NSF CRII Award in 2019, the Early Career Award by the IEEE Communications Society Internet Technical Committee in 2019 and the Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, School of Engineering, University of New Mexico in 2018.

Recent News

  • March 2021, Our paper "Data Offloading in UAV-assisted Multi-access Edge Computing Systems under Resource Uncertainty" has been accepted in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing.
  • March 2021, Our paper "Secure LoRa Firmware Update with Adaptive Data Rate Techniques" has been accepted in SENSORS.
  • February 2021, Program Committee Co-Chair in ACM MobiWac 2021 - consider submitting your research works!
  • February 2021, Program Committee Co-Chair in IEEE ISCC 2021 - consider submitting your research works!
  • February 2021, Our paper "On blockchain-based cross-service communica-tion and resource orchestration on edge clouds" has been accepted in INFORMATICS.
  • January 2021, Three papers of PROTON Lab have been accepted in IEEE ICC 2021! 1) Health Data Acquisition from Wearable Devices during a Pandemic: A Techno-Economics Approach; 2) Data Acquisition in Social Internet of Things based on Contract Theory; 3) Resource Orchestration in UAV-assisted NOMA Wireless Networks: A Labor Economics Perspective. Congrats team!
  • December 2020, Our paper "Enhancing Privacy in PUF-Cash through Multiple Trusted Third Parties and Reinforcement Learning" has been accepted in ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems.
  • October 2020, Our paper "Contract-theoretic Demand Response Management in Smart Grid Systems" has been accepted in IEEE Access.
  • September 2020, PROTON Lab receives Best Paper Award for our paper Y. Cai, G. Fragkos, E.E. Tsiropoulou, and A. Veneris, "A Truth-Inducing Sybil Resistant Decentralized Blockchain Oracle," in IEEE BRAINS, 2020.
  • September 2020, Our paper "Artificially Intelligent Electronic Money" has been accepted in IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine.
  • September 2020, Our paper "Unified User Association and Contract-theoretic Resource Orchestration in NOMA Heterogeneous Wireless Networks" has been accepted in IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society.
  • September 2020, Our paper "Artificial Intelligent Multi-Access Edge Computing Servers Management" has been accepted in IEEE Access.
  • August 2020, Our paper "A Paradigm Shift Towards Satisfaction, Realism and Efficiency in Wireless Networks" has been accepted in IEEE Network Magazine.
  • August 2020, Our papers "Contract-Theoretic Resource Control in Wireless Powered Communication Public Safety Systems" and "A UAV-enabled Dynamic Multi-Target Tracking and Sensing Framework" have been accepted in IEEE GLOBECOM 2020.
  • July 2020, Our paper "Secure Energy Constrained LoRa Mesh Network" has been accepted in AdHoc-Now 2020.
  • June 2020, Our paper "Blockchain-Based Slice Orchestration for Enabling Cross-Slice Communication at the Network Edge" has been accepted in the 20th IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability, and Security.
  • June 2020, Our Ph.D. student Georgios Fragkos received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award 2020, IEEE Albuquerque Section for outstanding academic performance in the field of Computing and Communications. Congratulations George!
  • June 2020, Our papers "UAV-enabled Human Internet of Things" and "Artificial Intelligence Enabled Distributed Edge Computing for Internet of Things Applications" were presented in IEEE DCOSS 2020. Congratulations Kelly and George!
  • May 2020, Our paper "A Truth-Inducing Sybil Resistant Decentralized Blockchain Oracle" has been accepted in IEEE BRAINS 2020. Congratulations George!
  • May 2020, Our Ph.D. student Georgios Fragkos wins the Outstanding Graduate Student Award 2020, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico. Congratulations George!
  • March 2020, Our paper "Risk-aware Data Offloading in Multi-Server Multi-access Edge Computing Environment" has been accepted in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. Congrats Pavlos!
  • March 2020, Our paper "Cognitive Data Offloading in Mobile Edge Computing for Internet of Things" has been accepted in IEEE Access. Congrats Pavlos!
  • February 2020, Our paper "Resource Orchestration in Interference-Limited Small Cell Networks: A Contract-Theoretic Approach" has been accepted in the 10th International Conference on NETwork Games, COntrol and OPtimization (NETGCOOP). Congrats Maro and George!
  • February 2020, Our paper "Reinforcement Learning Toward Decision-Making for Multiple Trusted-Third-Parties in PUF-Cash" has been accepted in IEEE WFIoT 2020. Congrats George!
  • January 2020, Our papers "Artificial Intelligence Empowered UAVs Data Offloading in Mobile Edge Computing" and "Socio-aware Public Safety Framework Design: A Contract Theory based Approach" are accepted in IEEE ICC 2020. Congrats PROTON Lab!
  • December 2019, Our paper "A Socio-Technical Approach to the Museum Congestion Management Problem" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems.
  • December 2019, Our paper "Exploiting Prospect Theory and Risk-awareness to Protect UAV-assisted Network Operation" is accepted by EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking.
  • December 2019, Best Paper Awards (BPA) Committee GLOBECOM'2019
  • September 2019, PROTON Lab wins the Best Paper Award in the 12th Wireless and Mobile Networking Conference, IEEE!
  • July 2019, Our NSF CRII project is highlighted in the KRQE news!
  • July 2019, My NSF CRII: NeTS: Real-life modeling for EFficient RESource management in Heterogeneous multi-user systems - REFRESH proposal got funded!Thank you NSF!
  • July 2019, Our paper “Risk-aware Social Cloud Computing based on Serverless Computing Model” is accepted by IEEE Globecom, 2019. Congratulations Pavlos!
  • July 2019, Our paper “Disaster Management and Information Transmission Decision-making in Public Safety Systems” is accepted by IEEE Globecom, 2019. Congratulations George!