Δρ. Θωμάς Λάγκας

Lecturer + Chair of the Information & Communication Technology
The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College

Δρ. Θωμάς Λάγκας

BIO

Dr. Lagkas is a Full-Time Lecturer at the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, CITY College, since 2012. He has been an Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Greece, from 2007 to 2013. He has also served as Laboratory Associate and Scientific Associate at the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki from 2004 to 2012. His research and teaching mainly focus on the Computer Networks scientific field. He has worked as a freelancer computer programmer and he is an IEEE and ACM Member.

Δρ. Θωμάς Λάγκας

DEGREES
Postdoctoral research fellowship by the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
PhD in Wireless Communication Networks
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Postgraduate Scholarship, Research Committee
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Hellenic Open University
BSc (with honours) in Informatics
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Δρ. Θωμάς Λάγκας

ACADEMIC RESEARCH
Research Interests

Dr. Lagkas’ research interests are in the areas of wireless communication networks, QoS in medium access control, mobile multimedia communications, power saving / fairness ensure for resource allocation in wireless sensor networks, IoT distributed architectures, e-health data monitoring, bandwidth distribution in cooperative wireless networks, scheduling in wireless broadband networks, and computer-based educational technologies with relevant publications at a number of widely recognized international scientific journals and conferences. He has edited two books titled “Wireless Network Traffic and Quality of Service Support: Trends and Standards” and “Evolution of Cognitive Networks and Self-Adaptive Communication Systems”.

He also participates in the Editorial Boards of the Computer Networks Journal (published by Elsevier), the Telecommunication Systems Journal (published by Springer) and the EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking (published by Springer).

Publications

List of publications in SEERC RefBase

Full Text of selected publications available at Academia.edu

Full Text of selected publications available at ResearchGate.net

Publications in international peer reviewed journals:

Architecting the IoT Paradigm: A Middleware for Autonomous Distributed Sensor Networks 
Article ID 139735
Eleftherakis, D. Pappas, T. Lagkas, K. Rousis, and O. Paunovski.
International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, SAGE, Volume 2015,  17 pages, December 2015.


Financial Analysis Considering Distress Prediction Models of Telecommunications Companies Listed in Athens Stock Exchange: Hellenic Telecommunications Organization, Forthnet, Hellas Online
Full text
D. Lagkas and D. Papadopoulos.
International Journal of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management, Inderscience, Volume 5, Number 4, pp. 376-397, January 2014.


Analyzing the Mobile WiMAX Resource Exploitation of the Downlink Direction
D. Lagkas, P. Sarigiannidis, M. Louta.
Wireless Personal Communications, Springer,  Volume 77, Issue 2, pp 1117-1127, December 2013


On Analyzing the Intra-Frame Power Saving Potentials of the IEEE 802.16e Downlink Vertical Mapping
D. Lagkas, P. Sarigiannidis, M. Louta
Computer Networks, Elsevier, Volume 57, Issue 7, pp. 1656-1673, May 2013.

 

Publications in international peer reviewed conference proceedings:

Mobile Crowd Sensing Architectural Frameworks: A Comprehensive Survey
DOI: 10.1109/IISA.2016.7785385
Louta, K. Mpanti, G. Karetsos, and T. Lagkas.
Proceedings of SOAComm: 1st International Workshop on Self Organized Adaptive Communications, Workshop of the 7th International Conference of Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2016), Chalkidiki, Greece, July 2016.


The Effect of Group Mobility on the Efficacy of Routing in Next Generation Mobile Networks
D. Lagkas, A. Lamproudi, and P. Sarigiannidis.
Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications, pp. 1-5, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 2016.


Feasibility of sensor-based technology for monitoring health in developing countries – cost analysis and user perceptions
Basholli, T. Lagkas, P. A. Bath, and G. Eleftherakis.
Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Health Information Management Research – ISHIMR 2015, York, UK, June 2015.


A Pragmatic Evaluation of Distance Vector Proactive Routing in MANETs via Open Space Real-World Experiments
D. Lagkas, A. Imeri, and G. Eleftherakis.
Proceedings of the 7th EAI International Conference on Wireless and Satellite Systems (WiSATS 2015), Bradford, UK, July 2015 (Published as Chapter in “Wireless and Satellite Systems,” Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Springer, Volume 154, pp 345-358).

 

Publications as peer reviewed book chapters:

How Revealing Rankings Affects Student Attitude and Performance in a Peer Review Learning Environment
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-29585-5_13.
Pantelis M. Papadopoulos, Thomas Lagkas, and Stavros N. Demetriadis.
Computer Supported Education, Volume 583 of the series Communications in Computer and Information Science, Edited by S. Zvacek, T. M. Restivo, J. Uhomoibhi, and M. Helfert, Springer International Publishing, pp. 225-240, 2016


Resource Request Mapping Techniques for OFDMA Networks
10.1007/978-3-319-06704-9_7
Basholli and T. D. Lagkas
Resource Management in Mobile Computing Environments, Edited by C. Mavromoustakis, E. Pallis, and G. Mastorakis, Springer-Verlag., pp. 145-163, 2014.


An Overview of Wireless Sensor Networks: Towards the Realization of Cooperative Healthcare and Environmental Monitoring
Full text
D. Lagkas and G. Eleftherakis
Wireless Communications and Networking: Theory and Practice, Edited by M. Matin, Published by IGI Global Inc., 2014.


Hybrid Approach to Integrated QoS Capable Protocols for Wireless LANs
D. Lagkas.
Wireless Network Traffic and Quality of Service Support: Trends and Standards, Edited by T. D. Lagkas, P. Angelidis, and L. Georgiadis, Published by IGI Global Inc., pp. 1-30, April 2010.

 

Publications as book editing:

Evolution of Cognitive Networks and Self-Adaptive Communication Systems
D. Lagkas, P. Sarigiannidis, M. Louta, and P. Chatzimisios, (Editors)
Published by IGI Global Inc., ISBN: 9781466641891, 2013


Wireless Network Traffic and Quality of Service Support: Trends and Standards
D. Lagkas, P. Angelidis, and L. Georgiadis, (Editors)
Published by IGI Global Inc., ISBN: 9781615207718, 2010