Costas Kalogiros

Research Interests

  • Technology Impact Assessment (Business Model Evaluation, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Technology adoption incentives): What-if scenarios & economic models
  • Demand Response and Energy Efficiency in electric power systems (baseline and flexibility profiling, optimal targeting of users): Incentive mechanisms, Game theory, Optimization
  • Network economics and services (Economics of Internet protocols, Regulation of Communication services): Incentive mechanisms, Game theory, Optimization.
  • Routing (IP packet routing, VoIP call routing, ad-hoc networks): Economics, Performance Evaluation, Simulation.
  • Internet Architectures (Design, Evaluation): Future Internet Design Principles, Design for Tussle, QoE and QoS, peer-to-peer.
  • Economics of ICT Security (Trust computational models, end-to-end Trustworthiness, balancing trust and trustworthiness): Machine Learning, Game theory, Stochastic Optimization


  • May 2004 – June 2009           PhD. in Computer Science, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Computer Science Department
    • Thesis title: ‘Economic Issues and Technologies in VoIP’
    • Supervisor: Prof. C. Courcoubetis (Excellent)
  • Oct. 2002 – Dec. 2003            M.Sc. in Information Systems, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Computer Science Department (Awarded Degree: 7.85/10.0)
    • Thesis Title: “Economic Aspects of Telephony Routing over IP (TRIP) Protocol in Voice over IP (VoIP)” (Thesis Degree: 10.0/10.0)
    • Thesis Supervisor: Prof. C. Courcoubetis
  • Oct. 1997 – Feb. 2002             B.Sc.  in Computer Science, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), Computer Science Department (Awarded Degree: 7.22/10.0)


Journals & Books

  • Costas Kalogiros, Costas Courcoubetis, George D. Stamoulis, Michael Boniface, Eric T. Meyer, Martin Waldburger, Daniel Field, Burkhard Stiller , An Approach to Investigating Socio-economic Tussles Arising from Building the Future Internet , Future Internet Assembly (FIA) Book , Budapest, Hungary , March 2011 , [pdf]
  • A. Kostopoulos, I. Papafili, C. Kalogiros, T. Levä, N. Zhang, D. Trossen , A Tussle Analysis for Information-centric Networking architectures , In F. Αlvarez et al. (Eds.): Future Internet – From Technological Promises to Reality, FIA 2012, LNCS 7281, pp. 6-17 , May 2012 , [pdf]

Conferences & Workshops

  • C. Kalogiros, A. Kostopoulos, A. Ford , On Designing for Tussle: Future Internet in Retrospect , IFIP EUNICE 2009 - The Internet of the Future, LNCS 5733, pages 98–107 , Barcelona, Spain , September 2009 , [pdf]
  • C. Kalogiros, M. Bagnulo, A. Kostopoulos , Understanding Incentives for Prefix Aggregation in BGP , ACM CoNEXT ReArch'09 - Re-Architecting the Internet , Rome, Italy , December 2009 , [pdf]
  • Costas Kalogiros, Costas Courcoubetis, Panayotis Antoniadis , WOICE - a Decentralized System for Ubiquitous VoIP Services , DIGIBIZ 2009 - The International Conference on Digital Business , London, UK , June 2009 , [pdf]
  • Costas Courcoubetis, Costas Kalogiros, Richard Weber , Optimal Call Routing in VoIP , 21st International Teletraffic Congress, ITC 21 , Paris, France , September 2009 , [pdf]
  • Costas Kalogiros, Manos Dramitinos, Costas Courcoubetis, George Stamoulis, Olivier Dugeon , Socioeconomic Tussles Analysis of the ETICS Approach for Providing QoS-enabled Inter-domain Services , Future Network and Mobile Summit , Berlin, Gemany , July 2012 , [pdf]
  • Nazila Gol Mohammadi, Torsten Bandyszak, Micha Moffie, Xiaoyu Chen, Thorsten Weyer, Costas Kalogiros, Bassem Nasser, Mike Surridge , Maintaining Trustworthiness of Socio-Technical Systems at Run-Time , 11th International Conference on Trust, Privacy & Security in Digital Business TrustBus 2014 , September 2014 , [pdf]
  • Nazila Gol Mohammadi, Torsten Bandyszak, Micha Moffie, Abigail Goldsteen, Thorsten Weyer, Costas Kalogiros, Bassem Nasser, Mike Surridge , Combining Risk-Management and Computational Approaches for Trustworthiness Evaluation of Socio-Technical Systems , CAISE 2015 Forum , Stocholm, Sweden , June 2015 , [pdf]
  • Kalogiros, C., Kanakakis, M., van der Graaf, S., & Vanobberghen, W. , Profit-maximizing trustworthiness level of composite systems , In International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust (pp. 357-368). Springer , 2015, August , [pdf]
  • Van Der Graaf, S., Vanobberghen, W., Kanakakis, M., & Kalogiros, C. , Usable trust: Grasping trust dynamics for online security as a service , In International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust (pp. 271-283). Springer, Cham , 2015, August , [pdf]
  • Mohammadi, N. G., Bandyszak, T., Kalogiros, C., Kanakakis, M., & Weyer, T. , A framework for evaluating the end-to-end trustworthiness , In Trustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA, 2015 IEEE (Vol. 1, pp. 638-645). IEEE. , 2015, August , [pdf]
  • Kanakakis, M., van der Graaf, S., Kalogiros, C., & Vanobberghen, W. , Computing trust levels based on user’s personality and observed system trustworthiness , International Conference on Trust and Trustworthy Computing (pp. 71-87) , Crete Greece , (2015, August) , [pdf]
  • Angeliki Anastopoulou, Costas Kalogiros , and George D. Stamoulis , Methodology for Managing Cost-Effective Demand Response Campaigns Based on Demand Elasticity Profiles , SustainIt , Funchal, Madera , 2017
  • Costas Kalogiros, Andreas Alexopoulos , The role of batteries in the profitability of smart-grid business models , HAEE 2018 , Athens, Greece , May 2018

Research Projects Participation

  • (Researcher) NOBEL GRID: New Cost Efficient Business Models for flexible Smart Grids, Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, Grant Agreement Nº 646184, January 2015 - June 2018
    • Responsible for defining and evaluating innovative business models for DSOs, Aggregators, Prosumers, ESCOs, RESCOs and Retailers using the locally developed Business Model Evaluation Tool
    • Responsible for assessing the socioeconomic impact of Nobel Grid outputs (i.e., Cost Benefit Analysis at the society level) using the locally developed Business Model Evaluation Tool
    • Member of the team for generating energy demand profiles for individual users, which can be used for incentivising their participation in efficient Demand Response campaigns
  • (Researcher) OPTET: OPerational Trustworthiness Enabling Technologies, FP7-ICT-2011-8, Grant Agreement No.  317631, November 2012 – October 2015.
    • Led the design and evaluation process of 2 GEs (Trust Metric Estimator GE, End-to-End-Trustworthiness Calculator GE)
    • Led the design and evaluation process of a component (Optimal Control Selector) that  is part of the Control Identification GE
  • (Researcher) “ETICS: Economics and Technologies for Inter-Carrier Services”, INFSO-ICT-248567, Sep. 2012 to Dec. 2012
    • Member of the team designing and evaluating revenue sharing models
  • (Researcher) “SESERV: Socio-Economics Service for European Research Projects”, Grant Agreement No: 258138, Sep. 2010 to Aug. 2012: Coordination of European research projects on the economics of Future Internet.
    • Responsible for organizing and analyzing 2 focus groups with Future Internet stakeholders
  • (Researcher) “TRILOGY: Architecting the Future Internet”, INFSO-ICT-216372, Jan. 2008 to Jul. 2010
    • Member of the team responsible for economic evaluation of routing protocols, New Design Principles for the Future Internet.
  • (Researcher) “Research of Usage and Impact of EDET II”, GRNET internal project, Sep. 2006 to Sep. 2007: Techno-economic analysis of alternative network infrastructures and cost recovery methods for the Greek NREN.

Professional experience

  • (Market Analyst) The effect of discriminatory pricing practices in Greek market for prepaid mobile phone services, prepared for WIND, Greece SA, November 2012 to January 2013
    • Responsible for performing What-If scenarios
  • (Market Analyst) OPAP Business Plan for Video Lottery Terminals (VLT), for OPAP SA, October 2012, June 2013
    • Responsible for evaluating different Business Plan option
  • (Market Analyst) Market analysis for ex-ante regulation Greek market for telecommunication service, for OTE S.A September 2005 to July 2006
    • Member of the team responsible for analysing the Lease Lines “relevant markets
  • (Software Engineer) “National Service Obligation” Aug. 2009 to May 2010: Design and development of several JAVA modules for the Greek army’s ERP
    • Responsible for implementing the JAVA module for professional soldiers
Costas Kalogiros

Contact Info

Network Economics and Systems Theory Lab
76 Patission Str., GR-10343, Athens
Antoniadou wing, 4th floor
Department of Informatics
Athens University of Economics and Business
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