George Sklivanitis

George Sklivanitis, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor & I-SENSE Fellow

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

777 Glades Road, EE 311

Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

p: 561.297.1163



  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
  • Diploma (5-year program), Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Radio
  • Machine learning for Wireless Communications
  • Waveform Design for Interference Avoiding Networking
  • Robust Localization and Navigation in GPS-less Environments
  • Programmable Wireless Networks

Selected Publications

  • K. Tountas, G. Sklivanitis, D. Pados, "Beacon-assisted underwater localization by L1-norm space-time tensor subspaces," in Proc. IEEE OCEANS, Seattle, Oct. 2019.
  • K. Tountas, G. Sklivanitis, D. Pados, M. Medley, "Tensor data conformity evaluation for interference-resistant localization," in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, (ASILOMAR), Pacific Grove, CA, USA, Nov. 2019.
  • G. Sklivanitis, A. Gannon, K. Tountas, D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, S. Reichhart, M. Medley, N. Thawdar, U. Lee, J. Matyjas, S. Pudlewski, A. Drozd, A. Amanna, F. Latus, Z. Goldsmith, D. Diaz “Airborne cognitive networking: Design, development, and deployment,” IEEE Access, special issue on Networks of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Wireless Communications, Applications, Control and Modeling, vol. 6, pp. 47217-47239, Jun. 2018.
  • N. Tsagkarakis, P. P. Markopoulos, G. Sklivanitis and D. A. Pados, “L1-Norm principal-component analysis of complex data,” in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 12, pp. 3256-3267, Jun. 2018.
  • E. Demirors, G. Sklivanitis, G. E. Santagati, T. Melodia, and S. N. Batalama, “A high-rate software-defined underwater acoustic modem with real-time adaptation capabilities,” in IEEE Access, special issue on Underwater Wireless Communications and Networking, pp. 18602-18615, Mar. 2018.

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