Fotini-Niovi Pavlidou received the Diploma degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering and the PhD degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece where she is now a Full professor at the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) , engaged in education and research in Mobile Communications, Telecommunications Networks and Satellite Communications.
She is the author of more than 150 papers in international journals and conferences. She has been involved in various editorial activities and in many European and National Projects.
Prof. Pavlidou has been the Delegate of Greece in the European COST Program on Telecommunications (1998-2004) and served as Chairperson for the COST262 Action "Spread Spectrum systems and techniques for wired and wireless Systems", as an Expert for Greece in the FP7 Cooperation Program in the ICT theme (2007-), as a representative of GSRT in the Public Authorities Board (PAB) of the ARTEMIS Joint Undertaking (2008-) and currently as Greece delegate for the FP7 program on SMEs (Small Medium Entrerprises).
She is a founding member of the GSRT Network for Women Scientists "PERIKTIONI" and the Center for Space, Technology and Gender of the Faculty of Technology at Aristotle University.
She is a Senior Member of IEEE (Communications and Vehicular Technology Society), responsible for Region 8 Continuing Education 9CE) activities, and she is currently chairing the Joint VTS & AES Greece Chapter.
Web Page: http://newton.ee.auth.gr/pavlidou/