About the Author
Grigorios Kalivas, Applied Electronics Laboratory, Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Patras, Greece
Dr Kalivas is a lecturer at the University of Patras. His research and development interests include receiver system design for wireless indoor and cellular communications and the design and implementation of tranceiver components and subsystems such as receiver front-end, frequency synthesizers and data synchronizers. His research areas include spread-spectrum communications, propagation measurements and channel modelling for portable radio systems in the 1GHz to 30GHz frequency range. Dr Kalivas has developed extensive expertise in every level of design and implementation of the physical layer of systems for wireless communications applications and in particular indoor portable radio at 1.75 GHz and wireless LANs and PCN at 30 GHz. Dr Kalivas has about 30 publications in IEEE journals and conferences.