Dr Konstantinos Banitsas

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Course Director for CSE programmes

Room: H203
Brunel University
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 266886
Email: Konstantinos.Banitsas@brunel.ac.uk

Summary

Dr. Konstantinos Banitsas has been a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Brunel University since end 2005. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, University of Portsmouth (1995), an MSc in Electronic Engineering, University of Portsmouth (1997), an MA in Education from Brunel University (2011) and a PhD in Telemedicine from Brunel University (2004). He is an active member within the Wireless Networks and Communications Centre research laboratory headed by Prof. Cosmas, handling the Telemedicine and Telecare part of the research. He is the author of numerous journal and conference articles as well as book chapters in the general area of telemedicine.

Research and Teaching

Research Interests

Dr. Banitsas’s area of interest include: telemedical applications, wireless sensors, Ambient Assisted Living, low power wireless devices, medical imaging, wireless networking and biomedical engineering in general. He is currently supervising 4 PhD students in the general area of telemedicine and medical imaging.

Dr. Banitsas invites any PhD candidate student that would like to work on the above-mentioned areas and is willing to be self funded, to come in contact with him to arrange possible supervision. The student has to be passionate about the subject but also self disciplined.

Teaching

Dr. Banitsas is the course director for the Computer Systems Engineering course. He is teaching in the areas of: computer networking, satelites, fibre optics, mobile communications and internet engineering while supervising a number of project and dissertations, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

Publications

Publications

Journal Papers

(2014) Skounakis, E., Banitsas, K., Badii, A., Tzoulakis, S., Maravelakis, E. and Konstantaras, A., ATD: A multiplatform for semiautomatic 3-D detection of kidneys and their pathology in real time, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems 44 (1) : 146- 153

(2010) Banitsas, K., Eliopoulos, G. and Murray, L., Using digital pens to expedite the marking procedure, International Journal of Innovation in Education 1 (2) : 188- 203 Download publication

(2010) Giakoumaki, A., Perakis, K., Banitsas, K., Giokas, K., Tachakra, S. and Koutsouris, D., Using digital watermarking to enhance security in wireless medical image transmission, Telemedicine and e-Health 16 (3) : 306- 313 Download publication

(2010) Skounakis, E., Farmaki, C., Sakkalis, V., Roniotis, A., Banitsas, K., Graf, N. and Marias, K., DoctorEye: A clinically driven multifunctional platform, for accurate processing of tumors in medical images, The Open Medical Informatics Journal 4 105- 115 Download publication

(2006) Tachakra, S., Banitsas, KA. and Tachakra, T., Performance of a wireless telemedicine system in a hospital accident and emergency department, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 12 (6) : 298- 302

(2006) Banitsas, KA., Perakis, K., Tachakra, S. and Koutsouris, D., Use of 3G mobile phone links for teleconsultation between a moving ambulance and a hospital base station, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 12 (1) : 23- 26

(2004) Banitsas, KA., Song, YH. and Owens, TJ., OFDM over IEEE 802.11b hardware for telemedical applications, International Journal of Mobile Communications 2 (3) : 310- 327 Download publication

(2002) Banitsas, K., Istepanian, RSH. and Tachakra, S., Applications of medical wireless LAN systems (MedLAN), Journal of Medical Marketing 2 (2) : 136- 142 Download publication

Conference Papers

(2011) Pelegris, P. and Banitsas, K., Investigating the efficiency of IEEE 802.15.4 for medical monitoring applications, , Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) (2011) : 8215- 8218

(2010) Pelegris, P., Banitsas, K., Orbach, T. and Marias, K., A novel method to detect heart beat rate using a mobile phone, , 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC'10 5488- 5491

(2009) Banitsas, K., Pelegris, P., Orbach, T., Cavouras, D., Sidiropoulos, K. and Kostopoulos, S., A simple algorithm to monitor DR for real time treatment applications, , Final Program and Abstract Book - 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine, ITAB 2009

(2009) Skounakis, E., Sakkalis, V., Marias, K., Banitsas, K. and Graf, N., DoctorEye: a multifunctional open platform for fast annotation and visualization of tumors in medical images, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2009)

(2008) Skounakis, E., Banitsas, K. and Marias, K., A proposed platform for intelligent identification of organs from medical images, 3rd International Advanced Research Workshop on In Silico: Advances and Challenges

(2008) Banitsas, K., Tachakra, S., Stefanidis, E. and Boletis, K., Using HSPA to improve the telemedical links on a moving ambulance, 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS 2008) Download publication

(2007) Banitsas, K., Georgiadis, P., Tachakra, S. and Cavouras, D., Mobile consultant: evaluation of additional services, 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Download publication

(2006) Banitsas, KA., Georgiadis, P., Tachakra, S. and Cavouras, D., Mobile consultant: Combining total mobility with constant access, 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE EMBC 2006), Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings 5248- 5251 Download publication

(2005) Tsirigakis, B., Efthimiatos, K. and Banitsas, KA., A versatile telemetric system based on mixed Internet and wireless transmission, International Conference on Engineering Education Download publication

(2005) Perakis, K., Banitsas, K., Konnis, G. and Koutsouris, D., 3G networks in emergency telemedicine - an in-depth evaluation and analysis, 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Download publication

(2005) Banitsas, K., Perakis, K., Koutsouris, D., Konis, G. and Tachakra, S., Ambulance 3G, 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Download publication

(2004) Banitsas, KA., Georgiadis, P., Tachakra, S. and Cavouras, D., Using handheld devices for real-time wireless Teleconsultation, , Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings (26 IV) : 3105- 3108 Download publication

(2003) Banitsas, KA., Tachakra, S. and Song, YH., Adjusting DICOM specifications when using wireless LANs: The MedLAN example, , Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings (4) : 3661- 3664 Download publication

(2002) Banitsas, KA., Tachakra, S. and Istepanian, RSH., Operational parameters of a medical wireless LAN: Security, range and interference issues, , Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings (3) : 1889- 1890 Download publication

(2001) Owens, TJ., Tachakra, S., Banitsas, KA. and Istepanian, RSH., Securing a medical wireless LAN system, 23rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Download publication

(2001) Istepanian, RSH., Tachakra, S. and Banitsas, KA., Health and mobility: Current status and future paradigms, 3rd International Workshop on Entreprise Networking and Computing in Healthcare Industry (HealthCom2001) Download publication

(2001) Banitsas, KA., Istepanian, RSH., Tachakra, S. and Owens, TJ., Modelling issues of wireless LANs for accident and emergency departments, , 23rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC Conference) (4) : 3540- 3543 Download publication

Book Chapters

(2012) Schneider, N., Gehrig, S., Pfeiffer, D. and Banitsas, K., An evaluation framework for stereo-based driver assistance. In: Outdoor large-Scale and Real-World Scene Analysis. Springer (7474) : 27- 51 Download publication

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