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Dr. Christos D. Nikolopoulos

Chris D. Nikolopoulos was born in Athens, Greece, in 1981. He receives a B.Sc. & M.Sc. degree in Physical Sciences and Informatics from the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA), and a Ph.D. degree from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He recently acts as Assistant Professor at the Hellenic Mediterranean University, Dept. of Electronic Engineering in addition to his long-standing affiliation as a Research Associate in Wireless & Long Distance Communication Lab., Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. His main research interests are in the field of Electromagnetic Compatibility, Inverse EM Scattering, Smart Antennas Design, and Mobile Communications.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

[J20]     A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, T. N. Kapetanakis, I. O. Vardiambasis, C. N. Capsalis, “A Cooperative Method Based on Joint Electric and Magnetic Cleanliness for Early Space Platform EMC Assessments,” IEEE Access, 2020 (under review)

[J19]     A.E. Kaprana, I. O. Vardiambasis, T. N. Kapetanakis, M. P. Ioannidou, C. D. Nikolopoulos and G. E. Lyronis, “Experimental Study of Potential Adverse Effects on the Auditory System of Rabbits Exposed to GSM-1800 Radiation”, International Journal of Radiation Biology, 2020, DOI: 10.1080/09553002.2021.1859152

[J18]     I. O. Vardiambasis, T. N. Kapetanakis, C. D. Nikolopoulos, T. Kieu Trang, T. Tsubota, R. Keyikoglu, A. Khataee, and D. Kalderis, “Hydrochars as emerging biofuels: recent advances and application of artificial neural networks for the prediction of heating values,” Energies, 13(17), 4572, 2020. doi.org/10.3390/en13174572

[J17]     C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos and C. N. Capsalis, “On Achieving Spacecraft Level Magnetic Cleanliness with Proper Equipment Ordinance of DC and ELF Magnetic Sources”, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 2020 DOI: 10.1109/TEMC.2020.2992682.

[J16]     G. I. Koutantos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos and C. N. Capsalis, “Proper Equipment Ordinance for Achieving EM Cleanliness in Space Missions: The Case of ELF Electric Sources”, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, 2019, DOI: 10.1109/TEMC.2019.2937379.

[J15]     C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, Stylianos Tsatalas and C. N. Capsalis, “Verification of Radiated Emissions Model of SpW/LVDS Links Routed with CFRP Ground”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 393-402, Feb. 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2019.2914540.

[J14]     C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, Nikolaos – Antonios Livanos and C. N. Capsalis, “UWB Patch Antenna with Composite Dielectric Substrate for Subcutaneous Biomedical Sensing”, International Journal on Communications Antennas and Propagation Vol.9, No 2, 2018.

[J13]     N.-A. Livanos, S. Hammal, C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, C. N. Capsalis, G. Koulouras, I. O. Vardiambasis, A. Nasiopoulos, S. Kostopoulos, P. Asvestas, D. Cavouras and E. Siores, “Hand-held Device for InDesign and Interdisciplinary Simulations of a Hand-held Device for Internal-Body Temperature Sensing Using Microwave Radiometry”, IEEE Sensors, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 2421-2433, 15 March15, 2018. DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2018.2791443

[J12]     A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, C. N. Capsalis, “An Equivalent Dipole Method with Novel Measurement Positioning for Modeling Electric Emissions in Space Missions,” Electromagnetics, vol. 37, Issue 7, pp 439-453, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/02726343.2017.1376902

[J11]     A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, C. N. Capsalis, “A Planar On-Body Antenna System for Cancerous Tumor Detection through Microwave Transmission Sensing,” Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 17, issue 1, pp. 231-236, 2017

[J10]     G. I. Koutantos; C. D. Nikolopoulos; A. T. Baklezos; C. N. Capsalis, “On the Modeling of ELF Electric Fields for Space Mission Equipment,” in IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol.59, issue: 5, 2017

[J09]     A. T. Baklezos; C. D. Nikolopoulos; A. G. Katsouris; G. I. Koutantos; C. N. Capsalis, “Electromagnetic Emission Modeling in Case of Shielded Cabling with Respect to the Ground Dielectric Properties,” in IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, vol.58, issue: 6, pp.1-7, 2016

[J08]     A. G. Katsouris, C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, C. N. Capsalis, “A Novel Reconfigurable Antenna array with Controllable tuning and Beam steering,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 58, issue 8, pp. 1782-1786, 2016

[J07]     A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. Katsouris, C. N. Capsalis, “Analysis of Ultra-Wideband Elliptical Monopole with Modified Ground for Applications in Radiometric Measurements,” International Journal on Communications Antennas and Propagation, IRECAP, vol.5, No 1, 2015

[J06]     C. D. Nikolopoulos and C. N. Capsalis, “Hybrid method of moments – Induced EMF Method for Analyzing Multi-Element Planar Inverted F Antenna Arrays,” in IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 657-663, 5 15 2015.

[J05]     C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos and C. N. Capsalis, “Auto Reconfigurable Patch Antenna for Biomedical Single Channel Multi-Frequency Microwave Radiometry Applications”, Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 49, 19-29, 2014

[J04]     C. D. Nikolopoulos and C. N. Capsalis, “A Novel Antenna System for Body Temperature Change Detection Appropriate for Multi-channel Microwave Radiometry”, Progress in Electromagnetic Research (PIER) M, vol. 33, p.197-209, 2013

[J03]     C. D. Nikolopoulos and C. N. Capsalis, “A small broadband switched-beam cross Pifa for mobile WiMAX applications”, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications– JEMWA, vol. 26, Issue 17-18, pp. 2418-2425, 2012.  

[J02]     C. D. Nikolopoulos and C. N. Capsalis, “The Impact of Corrugations In Optimized Planar Inverted F Antennas (Pifa’s),” International Journal on Communications antenna and Propagation, IRECAP vol. 2, no1., feb. 2012

[J01]     T. D. Dimousios, C. D. Nikolopoulos, S. A. Mitilineos, C. N. Capsalis, “Design and Development of A New, Low- Profile And Low-Cost Spa-Pifa, Suitable for Mobile 2.4ghz Ism Applications,” Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications – JEMWA, vol. 24, no. 7, page 881-891, 2010.

Books

[B2]      C. D. Nikolopoulos, “Recent Trends on Electromagnetic Environmental Effects for Aeronautics and Space Applications”, PA: Engineering Science Reference, IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4879-0

 [B1]     C. D. Nikolopoulos, “Electromagnetic Compatibility for Space Systems Design”, Hershey, PA: Engineering Science Reference, IGI Global, 2018 (DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5415-8)

Editorial in Edited Volumes

[B2]      C. D. Nikolopoulos, “Preface” in Recent Trends on Electromagnetic Environmental Effects for Aeronautics and Space Applications PA: Engineering Science Reference, IGI Global, 2020

 [B1]     C. D. Nikolopoulos, “Preface” in Electromagnetic Compatibility for Space Systems Design, Hershey, PA: Engineering Science Reference, IGI Global, 2018 (DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5415-8)

Chapters in Edited Volumes

[BC4]    A.P. Mavropoulou, A. D. Bechrakis Triantafyllos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, “Aspects of Extremely Low Frequency Electric and Magnetic Cleanliness on Space Platforms.” Recent Trends on Electromagnetic Environmental Effects for Aeronautics and Space Applications, edited by Christos D. Nikolopoulos, IGI Global, 2021, pp. 127-146. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-4879-0.ch005

[BC3]    C. D. Nikolopoulos, “Recent Advances on Measuring and Modeling ELF-Radiated Emissions for Space Applications.” Recent Trends on Electromagnetic Environmental Effects for Aeronautics and Space Applications, edited by Christos D. Nikolopoulos, IGI Global, 2021, pp. 1-38. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-4879-0.ch001

 [BC2]   C. D. Nikolopoulos, (2017) Extremely Low Frequency Electric Field Emissions for Space Applications: Measuring & Modeling Techniques In C. D. Nikolopoulos (Ed), Electromagnetic Compatibility for Space Structure Design (pp. 1-37), Hershey, PA: Engineering Science Reference, IGI Global, 2018. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5415-8.ch001  

[BC1]       C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, C. N.  Capsalis, (2016). Reconfigurable Antennas: Theory and Techniques – A Survey. In M. Matin (Ed.), Wideband, Multiband, and Smart Reconfigurable Antennas for Modern Wireless Communications (pp. 203-236). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8645-8.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers 

[C23]    T. N. Kapetanakis, C. D. Nikolopoulos, C. Petridis, and I. O. Vardiambasis, “Wearable Antenna Design for Body-Centric Communications,” 2nd International Symposium in Electronic Engineering, Information Technology & Education, 2020, Chania, Crete

[C22]    M. Pavec, T. Kapetanakis, C. Nikolopoulos, A. Baklezos, D. Stratakis, D. Moravcova, R. Soukup, T. Blecha, A. Hamacek, M. Ioannidou, and I. Vardiambasis, “Development of All-Textile Antennas for the ISM Band,” 2nd International Symposium in Electronic Engineering, Information Technology & Education, 2020, Chania, Crete

[C21]    T. Kapetanakis, A. Baklezos, C. Nikolopoulos, N. Petrakis, A. Konstantaras, M. Ioannidou, and I. Vardiambasis, “Neural Network Estimation of the Electromagnetic Field Scattered by a Dielectric Circular Cylindrical Rod in Case of Obliquely Incident Plane Waves,” 2nd International Symposium in Electronic Engineering, Information Technology & Education, 2020, Chania, Crete

[C20]    C. D. Nikolopoulos, A.T. Baklezos, T. N. Kapetanakis, N. Fragiadakis, I. O. Vardiambasis, “Estimation of Radiated Emissions of SpaceWire Link via Heuristic Approach for EMC Assessment,” 2nd International Symposium in Electronic Engineering, Information Technology & Education, 2020, Chania, Crete

[C19]    A.T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, T. N. Kapetanakis, N. Fragiadakis, I. O. Vardiambasis, “Implications on ELF Electric Field Distribution due to Spacecraft Conductive Boundaries”, 2nd International Symposium in Electronic Engineering, Information Technology & Education, 2020, Chania, Crete

[C18]    A. Bechrakis, A. Mavropoulou, C. D. Nikolopoulos, A.T. Baklezos, C. N. Capsalis, “EMC Assessment on ELF Magnetic Behavior of SpaceWire Link, 24th International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and
Computers (CSCC), Crete, Greece, 2020

[C17]    M. Pavec, T. N. Kapetanakis, M.P. Ioannidou, C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, R. Soukup, T. Blecha, A. Hamacek, I. O. Vardiambasis, “Implementation of an all-textile bow-tie antenna for the 868 MHz ISM band,” 2020 International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC EUROPE), Rome, 2020

[C16]    C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, I. Marziali, M. Nicoletto, D. Boschetti, C. N. Capsalis, “An ELF Radiation Model for Estimating the Transient Electric Behavior of Space Units,” 2020 International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC EUROPE), Rome, 2020 (Best Paper Nominee)

[C15]    A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, T. N. Kapetanakis, I. O. Vardiambasis, C. N. Capsalis, “Spacecraft Hull Effect on Radiated Emissions and Optimal Onboard Payload Allocation,” 2020 International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC EUROPE), Rome, 2020 (Best Paper Nominee)

[C14]    A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, I. R. Sigalas and C. N. Capsalis, “Measurement and Modeling of SpaceWire Radiation for Electromagnetic Compatibility Assessment,” 2020 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2020, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/I2MTC43012.2020.9128502.

[C13]    N. Tsakoumis, A. T. Baklezos, I. O. Vardiambasis, T. N. Kapetanakis and C. D. Nikolopoulos, “Fluxgate Configuration for Obtaining Magnetic Properties of Catalytic Nanoparticles: A Feasibility Study,” 2020 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2020, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/I2MTC43012.2020.9129568.

[C12]   C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos and C. N. Capsalis, “A Novel Approach to Radiated Emissions Modeling of Low Voltage Differential Signal on SpaceWire Cable Employing Differential Evolution,” 2019 PhotonIcs & Electromagnetics Research Symposium – Spring (PIERS-Spring), Rome, Italy, 2019, pp. 1929-1936, doi: 10.1109/PIERS-Spring46901.2019.9017308.

[C11]    E. G. Chatzineofytou, S. T. Spantideas, C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, D. Boschetti, I. Marziali, M. Nicoletto, C. N. Capsalis, “Decoupling of Ground Plane Effect on Low Frequency Magnetic and Electric Field Measurements & Modeling,” 2019 ESA Workshop on Aerospace EMC (Aerospace EMC), Budapest, Hungary, 2019, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.23919/AeroEMC.2019.8788906

[C10]    C. N. Capsalis, C. D. Nikolopoulos, S. T. Spantideas, A. T. Baklezos, E. G. Chatzineofytou, G. I. Koutantos, D. Boschetti, I. Marziali, M. Nicoletto, S. Tsatalas, Klaus Mehlem, A. Junge, “EMC Assessment for Pre-Verification of THOR Mission Electromagnetic Cleanliness Approach,” 2019 ESA Workshop on Aerospace EMC (Aerospace EMC), Budapest, Hungary, 2019, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.23919/AeroEMC.2019.8788958.

[C9]      A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, S. T. Spantideas, E. G. Chatzineofytou, D. Boschetti, I. Marziali, M. Nicoletto, C. N. Capsalis, “Steady State Emissions Modeling of Low Frequency Magnetic and Electric Fields Generated by GOCE CDMU,” 2019 ESA Workshop on Aerospace EMC (Aerospace EMC), Budapest, Hungary, 2019, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.23919/AeroEMC.2019.8788927

[C8]      C. D. Nikolopoulos, A. T. Baklezos, C. N. Capsalis, “Measuring Transient and Steady State Electromagnetic Emissions of Space Equipment For Emc And Cleanliness Purposes,” ICHVE 2018 – 2018 IEEE International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Application, Athens, 10-13 Sept., 2018.

[C7]      S. Tsatalas, N-A. Livanos, S. T. Spantideas, C. N. Capsalis, S. Kakarakis, N. C. Kapsalis, C. D. Nikolopoulos, “An Innovative Multi-Magnetometer Facility for On-Ground Magnetic Measurements of Spacecraft Equipment,” 7ο Ordinary National Conference in Metrology, Athens, 11-12 May 2018 (Greek title translated)

[C6]      A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, C. N. Capsalis, S. Tsatalas, “The effect of the code word length and Pulse Bitrate in measurements of radiated emissions for the SpaceWire Cable”,7ο Ordinary National Conference in Metrology, Athens, 11-12 May 2018 (Greek title translated)

[C5]      A. T. Baklezos, C. D. Nikolopoulos, C. N. Capsalis, S. Tsatalas, “Effect of LVDS Link Speed and Pattern Length on Spectrum Measurements of a SpaceWire Harness,” IEEE Int. Workshop on Antennas Technology (iWAT), pp. 38-41, Athens, 2017

[C4]      A.D. Savva, S.A. Kostopoulos, P.A. Asvestas, C.D. Nikolopoulos, C.N. Capsalis, and D.A. Cavouras, Breast Tumor Presence and Site Detection Employing Passive Microwave Radiometry Imaging, 6th Panhellenic Conference of Biomedical Engineering, Athens, 6-8 May, 2015.

[C3]      S.A. Kostopoulos, A.D. Savva, P.A. Asvestas, C. D. Nikolopoulos, C.N. Capsalis and D.A. Cavouras, “Early breast cancer detection method based on a simulation study of single-channel passive microwave radiometry imaging” 4th International Conference on Mathematical Modeling in Physical Sciences, June 5-8, 2015, Mykonos, Greece

[C2]      C. D. Nikolopoulos, K. D. Stravoskoufis and C. N. Capsalis, “A New Small and Low-Cost Wideband Pifa with Corrugations Based On Digital Dividend,” PIERS, Aug.2012.

[C1]         C. D. Nikolopoulos, C. I. Tsitouri, T. D. Dimousios, and C. N. Capsalis, “A Compact Single Feed, Low-Cost Broadband Switched-Beam Antenna for Mobile WiMAX Applications,” PIERS, 85-88, 2011.