Thomas Kamalakis, Professor

Basic Information


Office: 4.4, 4th floor

Phone: +30210 9549406

E-mail: thkam[at]hua[dot]gr


Research Field: Optical Communications and their Techno-economic Analysis

Short CV

Thomas Kamalakis was born in Athens in 1975. He obtained his BSc in Informatics and MSc in Telecommunication with distinction, from the University of Athens in 1997 and 1999 respectively. In 2004 he completed his PhD thesis in the design and modelling of Arrayed Waveguide Grating devices. He was a research associate for the Optical Communications Laboratory of the University of Athens from 2004 to 2007 and an adjunct lecturer in Electronics for the University of Peloponnese at the same period. In 2008 he joined the Department of Informatics and Telematics at Harokopio University of Athens where he is currently a full professor and Dean of the School of Digital Technology. He has over 100 publications in peer reviewed journal and international conferences. His research interests include integrated optics, nanophotonics, optical detection, free space optics and system tecnhoeconomics.

Indicative Publications

1. Georgia Dede, Evangelia Filiopoulou, Despo Vaia Paroni, Christos Michalakelis, Thomas Kamalakis, "Analysis and Evaluation of Major COVID-19 Features: A Pairwise Comparison Approach", Operations Research Forum (2023), DOI: 10.1007/s43069-023-00201-y

2. Aggelos Skoufis, Georgios Chatzithanasis, Georgia Dede, Evangelia Filiopoulou, Thomas Kamalakis, Christos Michalakelis, "Technoeconomic assessment of an FTTH network investment in the Greek telecommunications market", Telecommunication Systems (2023), DOI: 10.1007/s11235-022-00971-6

3. Dimitrios Alexopoulos, Thomas Kamalakis, "Implementation of a finite difference frequency domain mode solver incorporating subpixel smoothing", Applied Optics (2022), DOI: 10.1364/AO.472063

4. Georgia Dede, Thomas Kamalakis, Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos, "A framework of incorporating confidence levels to deal with uncertainty in pairwise comparisons", Central European Journal of Operations Research (2022), DOI: 10.1007/s10100-020-00735-0

5. Thomas Kamalakis, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Stanislav Zvanovec, Luis Nero Alves, Mohammad Khalighi, "Optimization and design of a diffuse optical wireless sensor network", Applied Optics (2022), DOI: 10.1364/AO.463330