Apostolos Dollas (M'84–SM'92) received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1982, 1984 and 1987.
He is Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Crete in Chania , Greece where he has served one term as Department Chairman. During 1986-1994 he has been on the faculty of the Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science at Duke University . Dollas is the Director of the Microprocessor and Hardware Laboratory. He conducts research and teaches in the areas of reconfigurable computing, rapid system prototyping, embedded systems, and application specific high-performance digital systems. In all of these areas he places emphasis on the development of fully functional prototypes.

Prof. Dollas is a Senior Member of IEEE and the IEEE Computer Society. He belongs to the Eta Kappa Nu and Tau Beta Pi and has received the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Member award, the IEEE Computer Society Meritorious Service Award, and twice the Department of Computer Science Award for Outstanding Teaching at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has served in the program committee of several IEEE conferences and workshops, including FCCM (since 1993), RSP (since 1990, Program co-chairman in 2001, general co-chairman in 2004) TAI (1989-1991), WASP (2002), and ACM WBMA (2003).


Euripides Sotiriades
Diploma and MSc Department of Computers and Electronic Engineering Technical Univercity of Crete 1997, 2001.
Member of Technical Chamber of Greece 2000.
Member of Microprocessor and Hardware Laboratory of Technical University of Crete . He has worked in FPGAs design, and Rapid system prototyping area and has seven publication in international symposiums and workshops. Since 1997 have worked as researcher in several projects funded from government or European Union.


Kyprianos Papademetriou received his Diploma and M.Sc. degrees in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Crete at Chania , Greece in 1998 and 2003 respectively. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Crete. During 1998-1999 he was with the R&D department of ATMEL S.A where he worked on hardware implementation of high-speed telecommunication protocols. His current research interests are in embedded systems, reconfigurable computing and special topics on computer architecture.

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