Dr. Paraskevas received an electrical engineering degree from the University of Patras, Greece, in 1989. In 1995 he received the PhD degree in audio compression techniques using perceptual model of human hearing. His current research interests are in digital signal processing techniques, signal theory, analogue and digital communications, next-generation networks and e-government services, as well as in the exploiting the ICTs in education. He has published more than 75 papers in international journals and conferences, has authored 3 academic textbooks and 2 book chapters, he has participated in more than 35 committees of international journals and conferences and his published work has collected more than 440 citations and has been reported in 70 patents.
He teaches the courses of Signal and Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Analogue Communications, Digital Communications, Information Society at the undergraduate program as also as Digital Communications systems and DSP and Hardware Design courses at the postgraduate program of Technologies and Infrastructures for Broadband Applications and Services. Also, he teaches at the postgraduate program “Organization and Management of Education” of the University of Thessaly. He is a member of the Data and Media Lab (DML).
He has extensive professional experience on issues regarding the planning and implementation of large scale network infrastructures, electronic services, and exploitation of ICTs in education and manages a large number of corresponding development projects. In the implementation of these projects, Dr. Paraskevas has dealt extensively with issues of public supply contracts.
He is the scientific consultant of the Directorate of Greek School Network at Computer Technology Institute and Press “Diophantus” ) and member of Board of Directors at the same Institution.
He is also a consultant teacher of the Hellenic Open University as well as the Electronic and Computer Engineer Department of the University of Patras (2002-2008).
He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, IEEE, and the Audio Engineering Society.
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