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NTUA ICCS - National Technical University of Athens

Overview:
NTUA-ICCS has been established in 1989 by the Ministry of Education in order to carry research and development activity in the fields on all diverse aspects of telecommunications systems and techniques, computer systems and their applications in variety of implementations such as electric power systems, software and hardware engineering, control systems and biomedical engineering.

Specialized in:
electric power systems, software and hardware engineering, control systems and biomedical engineering

Description:
The Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) is a private law body associated with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (DECE) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).

The personnel of the ICCS consists of members of staff and fellows of DECE/NTUA, 20 additional senior researchers and 120 research students. There are 20 research laboratories presently active in ICCS. It is actively engaged in research on communication networks and distributed systems and applications.

The ICCS has participated in mainstream RACE projects addressing ATM since the RACE definition phase in 1986. It has contributed with various hardware and software modules in the most currently operating ATM testbeds, within the framework of RACE, but also directly in collaboration with major European operators and telecom manufacturers.

ICCS-NTUA has been the project manager of many EU projects in various programmes, such as EC, ISIS, RACE II, ESPRIT, IES, ACTS, INFOSEC, BRITE-EURAM, STRIDE, MIP-Informatics, and Telematics Applications. It has also been project manager of a number of telemedical projects.

Products, projects and services

    ICCS-NTUA was the project manager of the ISIS'95 EUROMED project with co-ordinator Dr. Andrew Marsh. EUROMED proposed a Web-based standard for telemedicine, called Virtual Medical Worlds (VMW).
    Additionally, ICCS-NTUA was the project manager of the INFOSEC EUROMED-ETS project with co-ordinator Dr. Despina Polemi. EUROMED-ETS proposed a security solution for Web-based telemedicine by utilising TTPs to secure communication between EUROMED sites.

Contact information:
National Technical University of Athens
Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering
Institute of Communications and Computers
Dr. Andrew Marsh
9, Iroon Polytechniou Street
Zographou 15773, Athens, Greece
Tel.: +30-177-22-287
Fax: +30-177-23-517
E-mail: euromed@esd.ece.ntua.gr
Web site: narcisus.esd.ece.ntua.gr/~www/euromed.html

Last update:
Athens, Tuesday 5th October 1999