Christos Xenakis

Phone +30 210-4142772
Title Professor
Office Hours Monday - Thursday 15.00 - 17.00
Office 301 (150, Androutsou Str, Piraeus, 18532)
Courses Network Security — 5th semester
Mobile and Wireless Communications Security — 8th semester
Cryptography — 7th semester
Privacy on the Internet — 8th semester

Brief CV

Prof. Christos Xenakis received his B.Sc degree in computer science in 1993 and his M.Sc
degree in telecommunication and computer networks in 1996, both from the Department of
Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens, Greece. In 2004 he received his
Ph.D. from the University of Athens (Department of Informatics and Telecommunications).
From 1998 – 2001 he was with a Greek telecoms system development firm, where he was
involved in the design and development of advanced telecommunications subsystems. From
1996 – 2007 he was a member of the Communication Networks Laboratory of the University of

Since 2007 he is a faculty member of the Department of Digital Systems of the University of
Piraeus, Greece, where currently is a Professor, a member of the Systems Security
Laboratory and the director of the Postgraduate Degree Programme, on “Digital Systems
Security”. He has participated in numerous projects realized in the context of EU Programs
(ACTS, ESPRIT, IST, AAL, DGHOME, Marie Curie, Horizon2020) as well as National Programs
(Greek). He is the project manager the CUREX, SECONDO, INCOGNITO and SealedGRID projects,
funded by Horizon2020, while he was the project manager of the ReCRED project funded by
Horizon 2020 and the technical manager of the UINFC2 project funded by DGHOME/ISEC.
He is also a steering committee member of the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) and
the leader of the Hellenic Cyber Security Team. He is a member of the editorial board of three
Thomson Reuters indexed journals: a) Computers & Security Journal of the Elsevier publishing,
b) Computer Communications Journal of the Elsevier publishing, and c) IET Information Security
of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. His research interests are in the field of systems,
networks and applications security. He has authored more than 90 papers in peer-reviewed
journals and international conferences.


Publications 2014 – 2019




  • Georgios Karopoulos, Christoforos Ntantogian, Christos Xenakis, “Privacy-Preserving Aggregation in the Smart Grid,” Chapter in Security Solutions and Applied Cryptography in Smart Grid Communications (Mohamed Amine Ferrag, Ahmed Ahmim), IGI Global, August 2016.