Biography

Konstantinos Togias

Education

Languages

  • “Cambrige Certificate of Proficiency in English” University of
    Cambrige.
  • “Diplome d' Etudes en Langue Française” Unites A1, A2, A3, A4.

Conferences / Seminars / Schools

Training / Certifications

Employment

  • 2000 - 2003: Participation to R&D projects of University of Patras and National Technical University of Athens as Postgraduate Student:
    • 01/2001 - 07/2001: Project "Support for micro-economic management decisions using data mining and optimization" School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Research Committee of National Technical University of Athens.
      Description: Study and development of algorithms for retrieval of information from World Wide Web. TCP Socket programming in C.
    • 09/2001 – 10/2003: Projects “Arcadia” and "Promotion of the Municipalities of Arcadia at the Web.” , Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, Research Committee of University of Patras.
      Description: Analysis, Design and Development of Web pages and web applications, computer and computer network technician, technical support of network applications and servers. Programming with PHP, HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Apache Web server. Technical support on Linux - Apache - MySQL - PHP web servers, Sendmail mail server.
  • 11/2003 - 01/2004: Employed as Computer systems and computer networks technician at COMPUTER LABS co, Patras.
    Description: PC h/w configuration and technical support, Computer networks installation and technical support. Installation and technical support of MS Windows OS, Office suites, ALTEC ΚΕΦΑΛΑΙΟ logistics and financial software, security and anti-virus software.
  • 07/2004 - 10/2005: Employed as Software Programmer at New Media Factory co, Patras.
    Description: Web applications design and development, Technical support for network applications and web servers. Programming with PHP, HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, Apache Web server. Technical support on Linux - Apache - MySQL - PHP web servers, Sendmail mail server, Bind9 DNS server, Plesk web hosting control panel.
  • 02/2007 - 11/2007: Mandatory military Service for the Greek Army.
  • 2008 - Today: Freelance Computer Science Researcher, Programmer, Computer Technician and Informatics Consultant.
    • 01/2008 - 04/2008: R&D for ASTRA EU IST - FET research project, DAISy Team, RU3, Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Patras.
      Description: Web End User Tools design and development for Pervasive Social Networking System. Ontologies development, Ontology manager software development. Web site, Forum and Wiki installation, customization, configuration and administration. Programming with PHP, HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, SOAP, Java, XML, RDF, OWL, Jena RDF framework, Drupal CMS, MoinMoin Wiki. Technical support on Linux - Apache - MySQL - PHP web servers, Drupal CMS, MoinMoin Wiki, WS-FTPd ftp server, Java applications.
    • 05/2008 - 08/2008: Quality control and technical integration of webcast, hypertext, multiple choice and interactive alternative educational material for Project "Development and optimization of services provided by the Hellenic Open University", Hellenic Open University, Patras.
      Description: Checking of webcast, hypertext, multiple choice and interactive alternative educational material quality, patching, html hypertext development. Progrmming with HTML, XHTML, CSS, Flash Video.
    • 10/2008 - 11/2008: Educational Services for CARIERRA Business & Computing School, Patras.
      Description : Lectures on Web programming with PHP and MySQL.
    • 11/2008 - 12/2008: Participation in the development of the Free Software thematic portal of Hellenic Open University for NEOANALYSIS co, Athens.
      Description: Installation, customization, configuration and administration of Drupal CMS and modules.
    • 04/2009 - 06/2009: Educational Services for CARIERRA Business & Computing School, Patras.
      Description : Lectures on Web programming with PHP and MySQL.
    • 05/2008 - Today: R&D for ATRACO EU IST - FET research project, DAISy Team, RU3, Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Patras.
      Description: Ambient Intelligence Home Automation System components R&D, Ontologies R&D, Ontology manager software development. Programming with Java, Jena RDF framework, HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, RDF, OWL, UPnP.
    • 05/2010 - 12/2010: R&D for SORURALL EU EAOEA research project, Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Patras.
      Description: Installation, customization, configuration and support of Drupal CMS, wiki and blog software. Drupal modules and themes development. LAMP server technical support.
    • 10/2009 - 09/2010: R&D for VAB project (VAluing experience Beyond university), Hellenic Open University, Patras.
      Description: Development and technical support of web based pedagogical tool and e-Portfolio based on LAMP and Drupal CMS. Configuration and technical support for OpenAtrium team collaboration tool.
    • 05/2011 - Today: Development and maintenance of information system and web sites for the project DASTA, ΤΕΙ Patras, Patra.
      Description: Participation in design, development and maintenance of integrated information system and databases, development of web pages for DASTA project and sub-projects (Drupal CMS, PHP , MySQL, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, Jquery, oData).
    • 11/2011-02/2012: Education Services for CARIERRA Business & Computing School, PAtras.
      Description: Lectures on Web site development (Joomla CMS), lectures on Object oriented programming (Java), lectures on HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
    • 10/2012 - Today: voucher.gov.gr, Computer Technology Institute, Patras.
      Description: Development, extending, customization, maintenance and support for web based information system and web sites based on Zend PHP framework, MySQL, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, DoJo, Google Maps API.
    • 09/2013 - Today: Web site of dept of Philosophy University of Patras, University of Patras, Patras.
      Description:
      • Installation, customization and maintenance of Web Server for hosting Drupal CMS based web site (Ubuntu Server, Apache, PHP, MySQL).
      • Development, maintenance and support for Drupal CMS based web site (Drupal 7, Views, Webforms, HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, JQuery, SASS/COMPASS/LESS)
    • 08/2014 - Today:
      Electronic Spaces for Educational Process
      , Hellenic Open University, Patras.
      Description:
      • Installation, maintenance and technical support of cluster infrastructure for providing distant learning services using the Moodle educational platform (CentOS 7, Apache, NginX, PHP-FPM, MySQL/MariaDB replication, GlusterFS, KeepAlived, firewall-cmd, selinux, elasticsearch, kibana, awstats, nagios, rsyslog, POSTFIX, Bash Shell Scripting).
      • Integration of Moodle educational platform with other information systems (PHP, Moodle 2.8 API, Oracle, MySQL)
  • 10/2010 - 09/2011: Laboratory Assistant at Department of telecommunication systems and networks, ΤΕΙ of Messolonghi, Nafpaktos.
    Description: Teaching lab courses for winter and spring semesters of 2010-2011 on “Introduction to computer programming and the C language”, “Algorithms and Data Structures” and “Data Bases”.
  • 10/2012 - 02/2013: Laboratory Assistant at dept of Business Planning and Information Systems, TEI od Patras, Patras.
    Description: Teaching the lab course “Database Systems”.
  • Publications

    Journals

    • J. S. Nicolis, T. Bountis and K. Togias, "The Dynamics of Self-Referential Paradoxical Games", Dynamical  Systems,   16  (4), 319 - 332 (2001).

    Conferences

    • Togias, K., Goumopoulos, C. and Kameas, A. (2010), ‘Ontology-based Representation of UPnP Devices and Services for Dynamic Context-aware Ubiquitous Computing Applications’, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service (track Models and Ontology-based Design of Protocols, Architectures and Services), Athens, Greece, June, IEEE CS CPS, pp. 220-225.
    • Togias, K. and Kameas, A. (2012), ‘An Ontology-based reperesentation of the Google+ API’, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Models and Ontology-based Design of Protocols, Architectures and Services (MOPAS 2012), Chamonix Mont-Blanc, May, pp 15-20.
    • Polymeropoulou, K.; Togias, K.; Karatrantou, A. and Kameas, A. (2012), ‘VAB: an ePortfolio used to record and assess competences of adult students’, Proceedings of the the 10th ePortfolio and Identity Conference (ePIC 2012), London, UK, July.
    • Togias, K. and Kameas, A. (2012), ‘An Ontology-based Representation of the Twitter REST API’, Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2012), Athens, Greece, November, pp 998 - 1003
    • Fitsilis P., Kameas A. and Togias K. (2015) ‘Project Team Selection Using Social Networks A Case Study’, to be presented in iabpad (www.iabpad.com)

    Posters

    • J. S. Nicolis, T. Bountis and K. Togias, "The Dynamics of Self-Referential Paradoxical Games", 1st International Seminar “Mathematics of Computers and Decision Making”, University of Patras, May 2001.

    Talks

    • K.Togias, S. Savvidis, "Ubuntu-gr: Presenting the greek ubuntu community", 2nd Greek Free Open Source Software Communities Conference (FOSSComm), ΑΤΕΙ Larissa, May 2009.
    • K.Togias, S. Savvidis, "Ubuntu-gr: Presenting the greek ubuntu community", 3nd Greek Free Open Source Software Communities Conference (FOSSComm), AUTH, Thessaloniki, April 2010.
    • K.Togias, "Ubuntu-gr: Presenting the greek ubuntu community", 4nd Greek Free Open Source Software Communities Conference (FOSSComm), University of Patras, Patras, May 2011.