Sokratis Barmpounakis

Email: sokbar[at]
Telephone: +30210-7275177

Mr. Sokratis Barmpounakis obtained his five-year Engineering Diploma from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. After completing his studies, he moved to Geneva, Switzerland. At University of Geneva, he worked for 2 years as a Researcher/Developer in various projects, Swiss and European, under the supervision of Dr. Katarzyna Wac, leader of the QoL group. Since March 2013, he is a PhD candidate in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA), serving as a researcher in the SCAN group under the supervision of Dr Nancy Alonistioti. His main fields of interest are Future Networks, 5G, LTE, Context-Aware Resource and Mobility Management and Collaborative Data Sharing.


  • WO2017137089A1, World Intellectual Property Organization, EP 2016/052963, European Patent Office, “User Equipment Profiling for Network Administration”, A. Kaloxylos, P.Spapis, C. Zhou, S. Barmpounakis, N. Alonisitioti
  • WO2017211415A1, World Intellectual Property Organization, EP 2016/063081, European Patent Office, “Context Information Processor, Profile Distribution Unit and Method for a Communication Network”, A. Kaloxylos, P.Spapis, C. Zhou, S. Barmpounakis, N. Alonisitioti

Refereed Journal Publications

  • S.Barmpounakis, A. Kaloxylos, P. Spapis, N. Alonistioti, «Context-aware, user-driven, network-controlled RAT selection for 5G networks», The International Journal of Computer and Telecommunications Networking (COMNET Journal), Elsevier, Vol. 113, pp. 124-147, 2017.
  • P. Magdalinos, S.Barmpounakis, P. Spapis, A. Kaloxylos, et al., «A Context Extraction and Profiling Engine for 5G Network Resource Mapping», The International Journal for the Computer and Telecommunications Industry (COMCOM Journal), Elsevier, Vol. 109, pp. 184-201, September 2017.
  • D. Calabuig, S.Barmpounakis, et al., «Resource and Mobility Management in the Network Layer of 5G Cellular Ultra-Dense Networks», IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 55, Issue: 6, pp 162-169, 2017.
  • S. Barmpounakis, A. Kaloxylos, A. Groumas et al., «Management & Control applications in Agriculture domain via a Future Internet Business-to-Business Platform», Information Processing in Agriculture Journal (IPA), Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 51-63, May 2015
  •  S. Arkoulis, D-E. Spanos, S. Barmpounakis, A. Zafeiropoulos, N. Mitrou, “Cognitive radio-aided wireless sensor networks for emergency response”, IOPscience Journal, November 2010.

Referred Conference Publications

  • S. Barmpounakis, A. Kaloxylos, P. Spapis, N. Alonistioti, “COmpAsS: A Context-Aware, User-Oriented RAT Selection Mechanism in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks”, Mobility 2014, Fourth International Confrence on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users, July 20-24 – 2014, Paris, France
  • A. Kaloxylos, S. Barmpounakis, P. Spapis, N. Alonistioti, “An efficient RAT selection mechanism for 5G cellular networks”, International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, 4-8 August 2014, Nicosia, Cyprus

Referred Workshop Publications

  • S. Barmpounakis, K. Wac, “Deriving Connectivity and Application Usage Patterns From Longitudinal Mobile Phone Usage Data (2012)”, MDC Workshop, Pervasive 2012, July 2012 Newcastle


  • “5G Automotive Vision”, October 2015, link [October 2015]:

Invited talks

  • S. Barmpounakis, A. Groumas, Invited talk and session charing in “Smart Greenhouse Management & Control on FIspace B2B platform”, Smart AgriMatics conference, Paris, June 2014
  • S. Barmpounakis, K. Wac, “QoSIS – Quality of Service Information System”, TIGERS (Technology of Information for Geographic and Environment Research and Studies), Institute of Science Services, Geneva, November 2012

TPC Member, Reviewer

  • Technical Program Committee member in IARIA, MOBILITY 2015, The Fifth International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users
  • Reviewer in IARIA, MOBILITY 2015, The Fifth International Conference on Mobile Services, Resources, and Users
  • Reviewer in International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2014)



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