PhD, DIC, MSc, BSC
Telecommunication Engineer.Interdepartmental co-ordination and co-operation in different level of management in order to provide telecommunication support to the Naval Base.
Skills Gained:decisions making for a large organisation, assessing situations, demonstrate leadership, undertaking responsibility, working in a multi-disciplinary environment, reporting to senior officers, training and supervision of new recruits, taking initiatives, team work spirit, working under pressure.
Project Co-ordinator.Supervision of MEng and MSc research projects in the area of communication networks, providing guidance towards the problem solving approach as well as the deployment of the available resources and time management.
Specialist Tutorial Assistance.Tutoring undergraduate students at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Network Administrator.Installation and Administration of Local Area Networks that interconnected the main offices and combine DOS, Windows, and Unix application environments.
PhD in Digital Communications and Diploma of Imperial College (DIC)
Thesis topic: "Array Processing in Mobile Radio Networks"
Skills Gained: thinking originally, creatively and laterally on complex technical problems, meeting deadlines, expressing and writing complicate issues clearly, overcoming obstacles, attain the ability to work with and without supervision, Monte Carlo modelling.
MSc degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Grade: 8.23 / 10 (ranked in the top 5% of my class)
This degree course specialises in modern electronics and telecommunication systems, with emphasis on innovative technologies such as Optical, Mobile and Satellite Networks, Broadband Communication Systems, etc. During my MSc dissertation I was working for RACE project on Application Analysis and Interface Definition for Broadband Optical Access Networks
BSc in Physics Grade: 7.88 / 10
This course was dealt with all areas of classical and modern physics and gave me excellent quantitative and analytical skills and a solid mathematical background.
|J||Karaminas P. D. & Manikas A.
Beamforming-type Base Station Power Control for Personal Communication Networks
IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 32, No. 23, pp. 2111-2112, November 1996.
|J||Karaminas P.D. and Manikas A.
Superresolution Broad Null Beamforming for Co-channel Interference Cancellation in Mobile Radio Networks
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol.49, No.3, pp.689-697, May 2000.
|J||Karaminas P.D. and Manikas A.
Mobile Station Positioning Using Array Processing in Personal Communication Networks
IEE Proceedings on Radar Sonar and Navigation, submitted in February 2001.
1999               Certificate of Achievement by Hellenic Navy
1995 - 1996   The British Council Scholarship (series of interviews)
1993 - 1995   Empeirikeion Foundation Scholarship (exams & interview)
1980 - 1996   Distinction for my performance of each year of Secondary Education
1991 - present   Member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (MIEEE), USA
1993 - present   Associate Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (AMIEE), UK
Personal: Throughout my education and employment history, I have become a dedicated fast learner, with high level of enthusiasm and commitment. I can quickly assess situations and act on new ideas proving myself proactive in my work habits. I have also developed excellent interpersonal skills and I have the ability to motivate others to work efficiently as a team, meeting deadlines in a pleasant and creative working environment.
IT: Excellent IT skills with great selection of computing analysis and presentation packages (Excel, Crystal Ball, Power Point, Word for Windows, Matlab, Mathematica, C, Pascal, Turbo Pascal, Latex, EXP, Corel Draw) under DOS, Windows, NT, and Unix operation systems.
Languages: Fluent in English (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency) and Greek (mother tongue), basic command of French.
I love travelling immensely and also enjoy sailing (member of the Royal Yachting Association), underwater fishing, skiing, playing tennis, reading, socialising and meeting people.
Last modified: 30/07/2001