Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences

Petros ELIA

Petros ELIA
Petros ELIA
Eurecom - Communication systems 
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  • Petros Elia received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA in 1997
  • In 2001 and 2006 he received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • In 2012, he received his HDR (french qualification for "Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches") 


  • In 1997-1999 he was an engineering consultant for MIOD Detection Technologies on signal-processing projects for Merck and Procter & Gamble
  • In 2006-2007 he was a post-doctoral scholar at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and a senior researcher at FTW Vienna



  • Petros Elia has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for his project DUALITY in 2016.
  • He was a recipient of a four-year "Fulbright scholarship" (1993-1997)
  • Distinguished Achievement Award: Newcom++ Network of Excellence 2008-2011 (joint with Joakim Jalden from KTH)
  • Best Student Paper Award at SPAWC 2011 (Award received by Arun Singh) - San Francisco, CA, June 2011