Kogias Dimitrios




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Webpage: https://consert.eee.uniwa.gr/dkogias/

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Discipline: Operating Systems and Databases for Distributed Architectures



2010 – PhD in Computer Networks, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).

            PhD thesis: “Study and Design of Algorithms for Information Dissemination in Unstructured Networking Environments”.

2005 – MSc in Electronics and Radioelectrology”, Department of Physics and the Department of Informatics   and Telecommunications (inter-university M.Sc) of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).

2001 – Diploma in Physics, Department of Physics National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA).


Research Interests

  • Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • Standards for Distributed Identities
  • Smart Contract Security and Auditing
  • Privacy and Security in Internet of Things
  • Communication Protocols in Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing


Representative Publications


  • Konstantinos Oikonomou, Dimitris Kogias, Ioannis Stavrakakis, “Probabilistic Flooding for Efficient Information Dissemination in Random Graph Topologies”, Computer Networks vol. 54, Issue 10 (July 2010), pp. 1615-1629.
  • P. Kasnesis, C. Z. Patrikakis, D. Kogias, L. Toumanidis, I. Venieris, “Cognitive Friendship and Goal Management for the Social IoT”, in Computers and Electrical Engineering, vol. 58, pp. 412- 428, Elsevier, February, 2017.
  • D. Kogias, M. Xevgenis, C. Patrikakis, “Cloud Federation: A prominent solution for the evolution of Cloud Computing”, in IEEE Computer, Vol. 49, Issue 11, pp. 96-99, November 2016.
  • Tuna Gurkan, Kogias Dimitrios, Gungor Vehb, Gezer Cengiz, Taşkın Erhan, Ayday Erman. (2017), “A survey on information security threats and solutions for Machine to Machine (M2M) communications”, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing. 109. 142-154. 10.1016/j.jpdc.2017.05.021.
  • D. Kogias, H. C. Leligou, M. Xevgenis, M. Polychronaki, E. Katsadouros, G. Loukas, R. Heartfield, C. Z. Patrikakis, "Towards a Blockchain- enabled Crowdsourcing platform", in IEEE IT Professional Special Issue on Innovations Using Blockchain, IT Professional, vol. 21, no. 05, pp. 18-25, 2019. doi: 10.1109/MITP.2019.2929503
  • Burcu Sayin, Serap Sahin, Dimitrios G. Kogias, Charalampos Z. Patrikakis, "Privacy Issues in Post Dissemination on Facebook", in Ad Hoc Networks, vol. 93, Article 101893. 10.1016/j.adhoc.2019.101893.
  • Xevgenis, M.; Kogias, D.G.; Karkazis, P.; Leligou, H.C.; Patrikakis, C. “Application of Blockchain Technology in Dynamic Resource Management of Next Generation Networks”, Information 2020, 11, 570.
  • Jens Ducrée, Martin Etzrodt, Sönke Bartling, Ray Walshe, Tomás Harrington, Neslihan Wittek, Sebastian Posth, Kevin Wittek, Andrei Ionita, Wolfgang Prinz, Dimitrios Kogias, Tiago Paixão, Iosif Peterfi, James Lawton, “Unchaining Collective Intelligence for Science, Research and Technology Development by Blockchain-Boosted Community Participation”, Frontiers in Blockchain, Vol.4, 2021, DOI=10.3389/fbloc.2021.631648.
  • Michael Xevgenis, Dimitrios G. Kogias, Ioannis Christidis, Charalampos Patrikakis and Helen C. Leligou, “Evaluation of a Blockchain-Enabled Resource Management Mechanism for NGNs”, in the International Journal of Network Security & Its Applications (IJNSA), Vol. 13, N.05, September 2021.
  • Kasnesis, P., Doulgerakis, V., Uzunidis, D., Kogias, D. G., Funcia, S. I., González, M. B., Giannousis, C., & Patrikakis, C. Z. (2022). “Deep Learning Empowered Wearable-Based Behavior Recognition for Search and Rescue Dogs”, Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 22(3), 993. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22030993
  • Katsadouros, E., Kogias, D. G., Patrikakis, C. Z., Giunta, G., Dimou, A., & Daras, P., “Introducing the Architecture of FASTER: A Digital Ecosystem for First Responder Teams”, Information 2022, 13, 115
  • Xevgenis, Michael, Dimitrios G. Kogias, Panagiotis A. Karkazis, and Helen C. Leligou. 2023. "Addressing ZSM Security Issues with Blockchain Technology" Future Internet 15, no. 4: 129. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi15040129.
  • Polychronaki, Maria, Dimitrios G. Kogias, Helen C. Leligkou, and Panagiotis A. Karkazis. 2023. "Blockchain Technology for Access and Authorization Management in the Internet of Things" Electronics 12, no. 22: 4606. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics12224606.
  • Stamatakis, Dimitrios, Dimitrios G. Kogias, Pericles Papadopoulos, Panagiotis A. Karkazis, and Helen C. Leligou. 2024. "Blockchain-Powered Gaming: Bridging Entertainment with Serious Game Objectives" Computers 13, no. 1: 14. https://doi.org/10.3390/computers13010014

Chapter Books:

  • Dimitris Kogias, Gurkan Tuna and Vehbi Cagri Gungor, "Cognitive Radio Networks for Smart Grid Communications Potential Applications, Protocols, and Research Challenges", in Smart Grid: Networking, Data Management, and Business Models, pp. 3-27, April 2016, CRC Press, https://doi.org/10.1201/b19664-3.
  • D. Kogias, M. Michailidis, S. Potirakis, S. Vassiliadis, “Communication protocols for vital signs sensors used for the monitoring of athletes”, in Smart Textiles and Their Applications" - 1st Edition, Elsevier, 2016.
  • Dimitrios G. Kogias, E. T. Michailidis, Gurkan Tuna, Vehbi Cagri Gungor, “Realizing the Wireless Technology in Internet of Things (IoT)”, in Emerging Wireless Communication and Network Technologies: Principle, Paradigm and Performance, Springer, June, 2018.  
  • Anastasios Dimou, Dimitrios G. Kogias, Panagiotis Trakadas, Fabio Perossini, Maureen Weller, Olivier Balet, Charalampos Z. Patrikakis, Theodore Zahariadis, and Petros Daras, “FASTER: First Responder Advanced Technologies for Safe and Efficient Emergency Response”, in Technology Development for Security Practitioners, Springer International Publishing, pp. 447-460, July 2021.
  • Polychronaki, Maria, Dimitrios G. Kogias, and Charalampos Z. Patrikakis. "Identity Management in Internet of Things with Blockchain." Blockchain based Internet of Things. Springer, Singapore, 2022. 209-236.


  • Konstantinos Oikonomou, Dimitris Kogias, Leonidas Tzevelekas and Ioannis Stavrakakis, “Investigation of Information Dissemination Design Criteria in Large- Scale Network Environments”, in the 13th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, 10 – 12 September 2009, Corfu, Greece.
  • Konstantinos Oikonomou, Dimitris Kogias and Ioannis Stavrakakis, “A Study of Information Dissemination Under Multiple Random Walkers and Replication Mechanisms”, in the 2nd International Workshop on Mobile Opportunistic Networking ACM/SIGMOBILE MobiOpp, 22 – 23 February 2010, Pisa, Italy.
  • Dimitris Kogias, Konstantinos Oikonomou and Ioannis Stavrakakis, "Replicated Random Walks for Service Advertising in Unstructured Environments", 7th IFIP Annual Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop (Med-Hoc-Net), 23-27 June 2008, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  • M. Xevgenis, L. Toumanidis, D. Kogias, C. Patrikakis, “The Virtual Lab (VLAB) Cloud Solution”, in Globecom Workshops, DOI: 10.1109/GLOCOMW.2016.7849065 December 4 -8, 2016.
  • P. Kasnesis, L. Toumanidis, D. Kogias, C. Z. Patrikakis, I. Venieris, “ASSIST: An Agent Based SIoT Simulator”, in the 2016 IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things, WF-IoT, 12-14 December 2016, DOI: 10.1109/WF-IoT.2016.7845409.
  • I. Papadopoulos, D. Kogias, C. Patrikakis, C. Marinou, “Enhancing the Student’s Logical Thinking with Gherkin Language”, in the IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON 2017), 25-28 April, Athens Greece, 2017.
  • E. Katsadouros, D. Kogias, L. Toumanidis , C. Chatzigeorgiou, C. Patrikakis, “Teaching Network Security Through a Scavenger Hunt Game”, in the IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON 2017), 25-28 April, Athens Greece, 2017.
  • Michael Xevgenis, Dimitrios Kogias, Helen Leligou, Christos Chatzigeorgiou, Michalis Feidakis and Charalampos Patrikakis, “A survey on the available blockchain platforms and protocols for Supply Chain Management”, IOT4SAFE 2020 the 1st International Workshop on IoT infrastructures for safety in pervasive environments, June 2, 2020 (Virtual).
  • C. Patrikakis, D. Kogias, C. Chatzigeorgiou, D. Kalyvas, E. Katsadouros, C. Giannoussis, “A method for measuring urban space density of people and deliver notification, with respect to privacy”, on the Special Technical Session of Interconnected Infrastructures and Applications with emphasis on Security” of the 39th International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), 10-12 January 2021.
  • Maria Polychronaki, Constantinos Vassilakis, Dimitrios Kogias, Eleni Leligkou and Ioannis Vagiannis, “OPTORER PPE – Optimal routing and exploration of touristic and cultural areas of interest within Attica given personalized adaptive preferences, promoted underlying purpose and interactive experience”, at the 26th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Informatics, 25-27 November 2022, Athens, Greece.
  • Margaritis, D., Leligou, H.C., Kogias, D.G., “One Dimensional Fingerprinting as an Alternative to the Free Space Path Loss Equation for Indoor Positioning”. In: Novel & Intelligent Digital Systems: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference (NiDS 2023). NiDS 2023. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 783. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-44097-7_32. (Best Paper Award).



Undergraduate Courses

  • Operating Systems (8th semester)

  • Internet of Things (8th semester)

  • Databases (8th semester)


Postgraduate Courses

  • 2021 – today: “Knowledge Representation and Big Data” at the M.SC on Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning at the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering at the University of West Attica (UniWA).
  • 2019 – today: Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies” at the M.Sc on CyberSecurity at the Department of Informatics and Computer Engineering of the University of West Attica (UniWA).


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