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  • 23 Jun 2016 – Channel 6: New Solar System Internet Technology (Interview)
  • 21 Jun 2016 – New Solar System Internet Technology debuts on ISS - DUTH contribution is acknowledged by NASA
  • 28 Sep 2015 – NASA officially thanks SPICE team for its contribution to the Interplanetary Overlay Network (ION) system
  • 03 Jun 2015 – The kick-off meeting of SENSKIN project was successfully held in Athens, Greece.
  • 26 Feb 2015 – The kick-off meeting of UMOBILE project was successfully held in the premises of the Engineering Department, University College of London, UK.

28 September 2015 – NASA officially thanks SPICE team for the valuable contributions it has made to the Interplanetary Overlay Network (ION) system with a letter from Jason Crusan, Director of Advanced Exploration Systems, Human Exploration and Operations Misssion Directorate. [pdf]

03 June 2015 – The kick-off meeting of SENSKIN project was successfully held in Athens, Greece.

26 February 2015 – The kick-off meeting of UMOBILE project was successfully held in the premises of the Engineering Department, University College of London, UK.

21 October 2014 – Ioannis Komnios presents at the 2nd Global Access to the Internet for All (GAIA) workshop in Cambridge, UK

10 October 2014 – Prof. Tsaoussidis participates in the ESA Operations, Maintenance and Engineering Support Services of the EO Payload Data Ground Systems (2015 - 2020) Information Day

06 October 2014 – Prof. Vassilis Tsaoussidis joins Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks editorial board

12 December 2013 - Prof. Tsaoussidis will be the keynote speaker of the 13th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (IEEE ISSPIT 2013)

10 December 2013 - Colloquium: "DUTH at TREC 2013 Contextual Suggestion Track", Dr George Drosatos

09 December 2013 - Open positions at the Research Committee of the Democritus University of Thrace (in Greek)

27 November 2013 - Prof. Vassilis Tsaoussidis attends the "Countdown on Horizon 2020 Space International Information and brokerage event" in Rome, Italy

26 November 2013 - SPICE staff members Georgios Papastergiou and Maria Tsioumani attend the "Marie Curie Actions: On the Last Lap to Horizon 2020 Conference" in Florence, Italy

25 November 2013 - Open position at Space Internetworking Center

20 November 2013 - SPICE staff member Ioannis Komnios attends the "Countdown to HORIZON 2020 SPACE Information Day" in London, UK

19 November 2013 - Colloquium: "Traffic shaping for enabling less-than-best effort services at the edges of broadband connections", Sotirios-Angelos Lenas

18 November 2013 - SPICE staff member Ioannis Komnios visits the Computer Laboratory of University of Cambridge, UK

12 November 2013 - Colloquium: "CARPOOL: Extending Free Internet Access over DTN in Urban Environments", Ioannis Komnios

29 October 2013 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "DTN LEO Satellite Communications through Ground Stations and GEO Relays: CGR effectiveness and limits.", Prof. Carlo Caini

24 October 2013 - SPICE staff member Ioannis Komnios gives an interview on Space Internetworking Center at

23 October 2013 - On the 23rd of October, DUTH team traveled to ESOC, Darmstadt, DE for the kick-off meeting of an ESA study related to store-and-forward and BitTorrent technologies

14 October 2013 - SPICE UPDATE newsletter Volume 4 Issue 2 is now available online!

10 October 2013 - Colloquium: "Deploying the "Space-Data Routers" architecture to emulate realistic scenarios", Sotirios Diamantopoulos

01 October 2013 - SPICE staff member Nikolaos Bezirgiannidis presents his work at the ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks (CHANTS 2013)

30 September 2013 - SPICE staff members Ioannis Komnios and Sotirios-Angelos Lenas present their work at the ACM MobiCom Workshop on Lowest Cost Denominator Networking for Universal Access (LCDNet 2013)

17 September 2013 - Colloquium: "Simulations of space missions", Maria Tsioumani

17 July 2013 - Colloquium: "Multicasting on Delay Tolerant Networks: The IMC-BSS Approach", Sotirios-Angelos Lenas

25 June 2013 - SPICE staff members attend the Research Potential (REGPOT) workshop organised by the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium

18 June 2013 - Workshop on DTN communications at the premises of Space Internetworking Center

06 June 2013 - Colloquium: "A Study of Queueing Delay in Delay Tolerant Networks with Application in Space", Nikolaos Bezirgiannidis

21 May 2013 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "Observations of the urban thermal environment from Space", Dr. Iphigenia Keramitsoglou, Associate Researcher at the Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) of the National Observatory of Athens (NOA)

14 May 2013 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "Bridging Scales and Paradigms in Natural System Modelling: an introduction to semantic meta-modelling", Prof. Ferdinando Villa, Basque Center for Climate Change

25 April 2013 - Colloquium: "Offload 3G networks traffic through Delay Tolerant Networks", Fani Tsapeli

19 April 2013 - SPICE staff member Fani Tsapeli presents part of SPICE work at the Computer Science Department of University of Birmingham

16 April 2013 - Colloquium: "Towards a new ESA mission: Tuning the communication protocols", Sotirios Diamantopoulos

10 April 2013 - Colloquium: "Mobile ICN-DTN-Assisted services using satellites for safety and security (MIDAS^3)", Ioannis Komnios

08 April 2013 - SPICE staff member Ioannis Komnios visits University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

26 March 2013 - Colloquium: "Bundle Streaming Service", Sotirios-Angelos Lenas

11 March 2013 - Colloquium: "Setting up a DTN testbed", Ioannis Alexiadis

25 February 2013 - Colloquium: "Multi-objective Contact Graph Routing Mechanism", Sotirios Diamantopoulos

11 February 2013 - Colloquium: "Message Ferry Routing in Delay Tolerant Networks", Ioannis Komnios

01 February 2013 - SPICE staff member Nikolaos Bezirgiannidis visits European Space Agency (ESA/ESOC), Darmstadt, Germany for three months

28 January 2013 - Colloquium: "Bundle Delivery Time Estimation: a tool for predicting arrival time of space bundles.", Nikolaos Bezirgiannidis

14 January 2013 - Colloquium: "DTN Queue Management", Sotirios-Angelos Lenas

17 December 2012 - Colloquium: "Separating transport from other services provided by Delay-Tolerant Payload Conditioning", Ioannis Alexiadis

7 December 2012 - Colloquium: "New technologies in energy and transport", Dr. Spyros Kiartzis

9 November 2012 - Colloquium: "Admission to an organization and structure of a successful self-presentation", Dr. Konstantinos Georgiadis

28 June 2012 - Colloquium: "Storage capacity control policies for dynamic networks", Dr. George Iosifidis

11 June 2012 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "From NOOTROPIA to NOOWIT: how a model became a product", Dr Nikolaos Nanas, CERETETH

07-08 Jun 2012 - Delay- and Disruption- Tolerant Networks (DTNs) workshop held in Santorini Island, Greece

25 May 2012 - Colloquium: "Erasure Coding in Space Communications", Giorgos Papastergiou

17 May 2012 - Colloquium: "Graph Representation of Deterministic Delay Tolerant Networks", Dr Diego Borsetti

10 May 2012Prof. Tsaoussidis presents "Internetworking with DTN" in the seminar series on Communication Networks of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

09 May 2012Colloquium: "Utility Based Routing", Fani Tsapeli

08 May 2012 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "Extending DTN into Earth: A Survey of System Implementations and Application Domains", Dr Artemios G. Voyiatzis, Industrial Systems Institute/RC "Athena"

30 Apr 2012 - Colloquium: "Satellite Toolkit (STK): Software to model, analyze and visualize space, defense and intelligence systems", Souzana Makaratzi, MSc Candidate, DUTH

17 Apr 2012SPICE welcomes Dr Artemios Voyiatzis, researcher at Industrial Systems Institute (ISI), Patra, Greece as a visiting researcher

14 Apr 2012 - Bundle Streaming Service (BSS) was released as a part of the ION v3.0 software distribution.

26 Mar 2012 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "Satellite Cardsharing Forensics", Ioannis Paschos, Digital Evidence Examiner

12 Mar 2012 - Colloquium: "Study and Evaluation of HTTP load balancing techniques on the Internet", Sotirios Kontogiannis, PhD Candidate, DUTH

6 Feb 2012 - Colloquium: "Authenticated Key Exchange (AKE) in Delay Tolerant Networks", Sofia-Anna Menesidou, PhD Candidate, DUTH

16 Jan 2012 - Colloquium: "Detection of Learner's Affective State Based on Mouse Movements", Georgios Tsoulouhas, PhD Candidate, DUTH

07 Jan 2012SPICE UPDATE newsletter Volume 2 Issue 3 is now available online

19 Dec 2011 - Colloquium: "Experience-Driven Procedural Content Generation", Georgios Giannakakis, Associate Prof. at University of Copenhagen

13 Dec 2011 Vacancies at Space Internetworking Center

12 Dec 2011 - Colloquium: "Electrodynamic simulations in the near-earth environment", Theodoros Sarris, Assistant Prof. at DUTH, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

29 Nov 2011 – Distinguished Speaker Series: "Moving Objects and Data Streams: Research Problems and applications", Prof. Timos Sellis, National Technical University of Athens Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

23 Nov 2011 – Colloquium: "Markov Chains Modeling", Lefteris Mamatas - Senior Engineer at SPICE Center, Alexandra Papadopoulou - Assistant Prof at AUTH, Marina Surph - Assistant Prof at TEITHE

21 Nov 2011 Colloquium: "Usage assessment of Internet applications", Stavros Valsamidis - PhD Candidate, Democritus University of Thrace

07 Nov 2011Colloquium: "Routing for Opportunistic Networks Based on Probabilistic Erasure Coding", Fani Tsapeli, Engineer at SPICE Center

31 Oct 2011 – Colloquium: "Managing P2P Traffic: State-of-the-Art and Future Directions", Roman Dunaytsev, Senior Engineer at SPICE Center

26 Oct 2011 - Vacancies at Space Internetworking Center

19 Sep 2011 - Prof. Tsaoussidis presented part of SPICE research work at Tampere University of Technology, Finland

15 Sep 2011 - Prof. Tsaoussidis presented part of SPICE research work at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

06 Sep 2011 - Workshop on "Terrestrial and Space DTN" held successfully in Xanthi, Greece

05 Sep 2011 - 1st SPICE project External Advisory Meeting took place in Xanthi, Greece

16-17 May 2011 - Session on Space Internetworking held successfully in Vilanova i la Geltru, Barcelona, Spain

23 May 2011 - Colloquium: "Electronic Governance and Local Administration", Maria Spanou, MSc, Head of Administrative and Financial Services, Municipality of Xanthi

17 May 2011 - Prof. Tsaoussidis represents ESA in CCSDS Spring meeting 2011 in Berlin, Germany

16 May 2011 – Colloquium: "Infrastructure-Assisted Geo-Routing for Cooperative Vehicular Networks", Dr Diego Borsetti

12 May 2011 - Prof. Tsaoussidis participates in "Let's embrace Space - FP7 Space Conference 2011" in Budapest, Hungary

09 May 2011 - "Space Data Routers" second project meeting takes place in Darmstadt, Germany (

13 Apr 2011 - Roman Dunaytsev: New researcher at Space Internetworking Center

12 Apr 2011 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "Development of a database of intensively monitored groundwater systems in Australia", Dr Barry Croke, Australian National University

07 Apr 2011 - Prof. Vassilis Tsaoussidis presents "Internetworking Technologies for Space Science" at Systems Engineering Division in NASA, USA

04 Apr 2011 - Colloquium: "Wired and Wireless Methods for Controlling a 5-DOF Robotic Arm" and "An Open Source Set of Libraries to Control a 5-DOF Robotic Arm"

31 Mar 2011 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "From space exploration to monitoring, forecasting and control: the case of energetic charged particles", Ioannis A. Daglis, [1] Director, Institute for Space Applications & Remote Sensing, [2] Editor for Magnetosphere and Space Plasma Physics

21 Mar 2011 - Colloquium: "Computational tools for describing and designing complex systems", Assistant Prof. Georgios Syrakoylis

14 Mar 2011 - Colloquium: "Ecoinformatics: Software engineering challenges for the environment's sake", Dr Ioannis N. Athanasiadis

12 Mar 2011 - Article on SPICE in "Kathimerini" newspaper

08 Mar 2011 - Paper accepted at ECIR 2011

01 Mar 2011 - Diego Borsetti: New researcher at Space Internetworking Center

28 Feb 2011 - Colloquium: Presentation of work on Software Technologies and Computation Systems Security

22 Feb 2011 - Distinguished Speaker Series: "Modelling and Evaluation of CCN-caching Trees", Ioannis Psaras, Networks and Services Research Lab, UCL

21 Feb 2011 – Colloquium: "Artificial vision: applications in robotic systems", Assistant Prof. Antonios Gasteratos

20 Feb 2011 - Satellite Tool Kit (STK) Software week-long training at SPICE.

21 Jan 2011 – Colloquium: "Short presentation of research work of SPICE researchers"

18 Jan 2011Call for an additional expert

06 Dec 2010Distinguished Speaker Series: "Electronic Spam: The approach of a digital evidence analyzer", Anargyros Chrysanthou

29 Nov 2010 Colloquium: "Current Advances in 3D Object Retrieval", Ioannis Pratikakis

27 Nov 2010 – SPICE UPDATE newsletter Issue 1 is now available online

24 Nov 2010 – Panagiotis Papadimitriou presented "Virtual network provisioning and fault-management across mulitple domains"

23 Nov 2010 – Colloquium: "Adaptive and optimization tools for Large-scale actuator/sensor networks", Ilias Kosmatopoulos

09 Nov 2010 – Colloquium: "Bayesian games on a MaxMin network router", Grigorios Anagnostopoulos, "Policies and technologies for Personal Data Management: A Messenger development for Polis Project", Fotios Chartsioudis

01 Nov 2010 – Colloquium: "www.MMRetrieval. net: A Multimodal Search Engine", Dr Konstantinos Zagoris

29 Oct 2010 – DUTH chairs the committee for the earth portion (including university and research labs) of CCSDS experimental SPACE DTN backbone.

28 Oct 2010 – Vassilis Tsaoussidis visits the Computer Lab at Cambridge: SPICE schedules collaboration activities with MIT professor Eytan Modiano and Cambridge Professor Jon Crawcfort on DTN scheduling and DTN energy efficiency.

27 Oct 2010 – SPICE was presented at the CCSDS meeting in London.

25 Oct 2010 – Colloquium: "Coctail party problem and proposed solutions", Lecturer Nikolaos Mitianoudis

18 Oct 2010 – Colloquium: "The bodyguard", Assistant Prof. Vassilis Katos

11 Oct 2010 – Colloquium: "Algorithmic Game Theory", Assistant Prof. Pavlos Efraimidis

05 Oct 2010 – Colloquium: "Modeling Score Distributions in Information Retrieval & Applications", Lecturer Avi Arampatzis

20 Sep 2010 – Colloquium: "Official presentation of Space Internetworking Center", Prof. Vassilis Tsaoussidis

02 Sep 2010 – Kick-off meeting held successfully