Institute Of Communication and Computer Systems
The Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a non-profit academic research body established in 1989 by the Greek Ministry of Education to carry out research and development activities in the area of telecommunications, systems and techniques, computer systems and their applications in transceivers, radar, electromagnetic sensors, satellite and wireless communications, electromagnetic phenomena modelling, neural networks, systems, software and hardware engineering, telematics and multimedia applications, transport applications, control systems, biomedical engineering and electric power (www.iccs.gr). It is closely associated with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (SECE) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) (est. 1837), which is the oldest and most prestigious academic institute in Greece. The personnel of ICCS consists of academic staff (~80 University Professors), 40 senior researchers and more than 500 researchers (including PhD students) in twenty research laboratories. Within ICCS, the I-SENSE Research Group (http://i-sense.iccs.gr) is very active in areas dealing with embedded systems and sensor networks, Intelligent Transportation Systems, wearables and IoT applications for improved transport and mobility, innovative middleware/Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions for many application domains (environment, logistics, structural health monitoring and security), novel uses of crowd-sourcing technology for activating citizen participation to various activities, including but not limited to cultural heritage co-creation and environmental observations.