Research Associate

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

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Brief CV

Lazaros Toumanidis was born on 1983 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He received his Electronics Engineering degree from the Piraeus University of Applied Sciences in 2014 (first in his class). Since then, he has been working in National and EU research projects. He is a research associate of the CONSERT team of Computer Networks Lab of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Dept of UNIWA. 


B.Sc Degree in Electronics Engineering, Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, School of Applied Technology, 2014


  Professional experience

  • 02/2016 - now: Research associate of the CONSERT team of Computer Networks Lab of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Dept of University of West Attica
  • 12/2014 - 03/2016: Software Engineer on Internet Business Hellas
  • 11/2014 - 09/2015: Research associate on National Technical University of Athens, Intelligent Communications and Broadband Networks Laboratory
  • 10/2013 - 04/2014: Internship at Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, department of Electronics Engineering
  • 05/2006 - 09/2006: Greek Communications Organization, O.T.E.: Customer support on subscriber loop issues



  • 2015: Anastasiadis’ Award: Highest grade among 2014 graduates of the Department of Electronics, T.E.I. of Piraeus.
  • Patrikakis, C. Z., Kalantzis, S. A., Toumanidis, L., & Zisimos, F. (2013, December). Supporting Lab Courses Using OpenStack. In International Conference on e-Democracy (pp. 93-102). Springer, Cham.
  • Xevgenis, M. G., Toumanidis, L., Kogias, D. G., & Patrikakis, C. Z. (2016, December). The Virtual Lab (VLAB) Cloud Solution. In Globecom Workshops (GC Wkshps), 2016 IEEE(pp. 1-5). IEEE.
  • Kasnesis, P., Toumanidis, L., Kogias, D., Patrikakis, C. Z., & Venieris, I. S. (2016, December). Assist: An agent-based siot simulator. In 2016 IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) (pp. 353-358). IEEE.
  • Kasnesis, P., Patrikakis, C. Z., Κogias, D., Toumanidis, L., & Venieris, I. S. (2017). Cognitive friendship and goal management for the social IoT. Computers & Electrical Engineering58, 412-428. (
  • Katsadouros, E., Kogias, D., Toumanidis, L., Chatzigeorgiou, C., & Patrikakis, C. Z. (2017, April). Teaching network security through a scavenger hunt game. In Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 2017 IEEE (pp. 1802-1805). IEEE. (
  • Chatzigeorgiou, C., Toumanidis, L., Kogias, D., Patrikakis, C., & Jacksch, E. (2017, June). A communication gateway architecture for ensuring privacy and confidentiality in incident reporting. In Software Engineering Research, Management and Applications (SERA), 2017 IEEE 15th International Conference on (pp. 407-411). IEEE. (

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