Angelos Kanlis



Name: Angelos Kanlis

Gender: Male

Birthday: March 19th, 1970

Status: Married

Children: Krystallia, Michail, Athanasios

Hometown: Serres, Greece

Residence: Munich, Germany


Employer: EPO

Function: Patent Examiner

Location: Munich, Germany


Greek: Native

English: Fluent (CPE)

German: Very Good

Spanish: Very Good

French: Good

Arabic: Basic


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Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering                                      August 1997

Major: Communications, Minor: Control

University of Maryland at College Park, College Park MD, USA

M.Sc in Electrical Engineering                                 December 1994

Major: Communications

University of Maryland at College Park, College Park MD, USA

Diploma in Electrical Engineering                                    June 1992

Major: Telecommunications

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece


Patent Examiner                                                         Jan. 2003-present

Cluster: Telecom

European Patent Office, Munich, Germany

Instructor PD.407/80 (Assoc. Prof.)       Feb. 2002 – Feb. 2003

Dept. of Computer, Telecommunications & Network Engineering:

  1. Digital Communications

  2. Signals & Systems Lab

University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece

PostDoc Fellow/Research Associate     Nov. 2000 - Jun. 2002

Informatics & Telematics Institute, Thermi Thessaloniki, Greece

Teaching Associate                                               Oct. 1999 – Feb. 2002

Informatics and Communications Department:

  1. Information Theory

  2. Communications I - Class

  3. Communications I - Lab

  4. Communications II – Class

Management Department:

  1. Introduction to Computers

  2. Electronic Networks

Mechanical Engineering Department:

  1. Computer Programming I – Lab

Technological Educational Institute of Serres, Serres, Greece

Research Associate                                               Oct. 1997 – Feb. 1999

Institute of Computer Science - FORTH, Heraklion Crete, Greece

Teacher                                                                         Oct. 1998 – Feb. 1999

  1. «Sound Processing and Synthesis» for Multimedia Application Developers

  2. «Internet: Server Development» for Tele-informatics Technicians

Public Vocational Preparation Institute, Heraklion Crete, Greece

Other Experience

Volunteer Researcher                                        Sep. 1995 – Dec. 1996

Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences, Bethesda MD, USA

Intern                                                                            Jun. 1995 – Aug. 1995

Speech Recognition Group

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne NY, USA

Research Assistant                                              Jun. 1993 – Jun. 1995

Institute of Systems Research

University of Maryland at College Park, College Park MD, USA

Teaching Assistant                                              Jan. 1993 – Jun. 1993

Department of Electrical Engineering:

  1. ENEE 301: Electrical Engineering Laboratory

  2. ENEE 420: Communication Systems

University of Maryland at College Park, College Park MD, USA

Undergraduate Researcher                            Sep. 1991 – Jun. 1992

Electrical Engineering Department

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece


  1. IBM Graduate Fellowship                                         Sep. 1995 – May 1997

  2. Bodossaki Foundation Graduate Fellowship           Sep. 1992 – May 1994

  3. Fellowship of the National Scholarship Foundation              1988 –1992

  4. Fellowship of the Greek Chamber of Technology                  1988 –1992


Ph.D. Dissertation

Compression and Transmission of Information at Multiple Resolutions

Defense: Tuesday, April 15, 1997                   Advisor: Dr. P. Narayan

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

University of Maryland at College Park, College Park MD, USA

Books - Journals

  1. 1. N. V. Boulgouris, K. E. Zachariadis, A. Kanlis and M. G. Strintzis, “Multiple Description Wavelet Coding of Layered Video Using Efficient Redundancy Allocation,” EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, 2006.

  2. 2. A. Kanlis, P. Narayan and B. Rimoldi: “On Three Topics for a Course in Information Theory,” Statistical Methods in Imaging, Medicine, Optics, and Communication, Edt. J.A. O'Sullivan, Springer Verlag, 2001.

  3. 3. A. Kanlis and P. Narayan: “The Error Exponent for Successive Refinement by Partitioning,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 42, no. 1, pp 275-282, Jan. 1996

  4. 4. A. Kanlis, S. Khudanpur and P. Narayan: “Typicality of a Good Rate-Distortion Code,” Problems of Information Transmission (Problemy Peredachi Informatsii), January 1996.


  1. 5. A. Kanlis and P. Narayan: “Optimal Bit-Allocation in Universal Block Coding,” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Theory, Boston, USA, June 1998.

  2. 6. A. Kanlis: “Multicasting of Hierarchically Compressed Information in a Network,” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Theory, Ulm, Germany, June 1997.

  3. 7. A. Dubois, A. Kanlis and N. Fiala: “Relation Between Gastric Motility and the Cutaneous Electrogastrogram in Non-Human Primates,” Annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterological Association and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, May 11-14, 1997.

  4. 8. A. Kanlis, M. G. Strintzis and I. Pitas: “Optimum Filters in the Construction of Pyramid Image Series,” Proceedings of the ISSSE International Conference, Paris, pp. 142-145, Sept. 1992.