Christos Tranoris

Postdoctoral Researcher
Network Architectures & Management Group
Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept
University of Patras
26500 Patras
tranoris [at] Office: +30 2610996478

Short Bio

Christos Tranoris, is currently a research fellow of the Network Architectures and Management Group of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of University of Patras, which carries out research in the areas of Future Internet, Peer-to-Peer and Network Management while it is currently participating in related EU projects. He holds a diploma since 1999 from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Patras and a phd since 2006 from the same department. His phd was in the area of software processes on modeling and design of industrial applications with the title: A software development process for Industrial applications supported by a CASE tool (CASE: Computer Aided Software Engineering).

He maintains a personal web address at [ ] for topics around Information Technology, Software Engineering and Eclipse. He is a member of: IEEE, ACM, Association of C & C++ Users (ACCU) [ ], Model Driven Software Network
[ ], FriendOfEclipse [ ], and the Technical Chamber of Greece. Main interests are around: Software Engineering, Model Driven Development, Code Generation, Domain Specific Languages, Object Oriented Analysis & Design, Cloud Computing, Databases, Systems Integration, Real-Time Embedded, Future Internet, Software Quality.


[1] Kleanthis Thramboulidis, Chris Tranoris «Developing a CASE tool for Distributed Control Applications», The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer-Verlag, ISSN 0268-3768Issue: Volume 24, Numbers 1-2 Date: July 2004 ( doi: 10.1007/s00170-003-1698-7)

[2] Christos Tranoris, Kleanthis Thramboulidis «A Tool Supported Engineering Process for the Development of Distributed Industrial Control Applications», (Computers in Industry, Volume 57, Issue 5, June 2006, Pages 462-472 ( doi: 10.1016/j.compind.2006.02.006 ))

[3] Fidas C., Kapsalis V., Tranoris C., Avouris N., «Synchronous support and monitoring in web-based educational systems», Journal of Campus-Wide Information Systems, vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 138-148, Special issue on Synchronous methods and applications in e-learning, 2006. (doi: 10.1108/10650740610674157)

[4] S. Wahle, C. Tranoris, S. Denazis, A. Gavras, K. Koutsopoulos, S. Tompros «Emerging testing trends and the Panlab enabling infrastructure», IEEE Communications Magazine, Accepted. To appear in the IEEE Communications Magazine March 2011 Issue

[5] Guillaume Jourjon, Johann M. Marquez-Barja, Thierry Rakotoarivelo, Alexander Mikroyannidis, Kostas Lampropoulos, Spyros Denazis, Christos Tranoris, Daan Pareit, John Domingue, Luiz A. Dasilva, Max Ott, “FORGE Toolkit: Leveraging Distributed Systems in eLearning Platforms”, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, vol. 5, no. , pp. 7-19, Jan.-March 2017, (doi:10.1109/TETC.2015.2511454)


  1. Kl. Thramboulidis, C.Tranoris, «Using UML for Stating and Handling Regulations in the Resource (Re)scheduling Problem» 5th International Conference of the Decision Science Institute, Athens, Greece, July 1999
  2. K. Thramboulidis, C.Tranoris, C. Koulamas, «An Object-Oriented Framework for the Development of Distributed Industrial Process Measurement and Control Systems ICEIS 2001, Portugal, July 2001
  3. C.Tranoris, K. Thramboulidis, «Interconnecting Heterogeneous Fieldbuses in Wide Area Industrial Environments», WSCEAS, Multiconference, Greece, Crete 2001, July
  4. K. Thramboulidis, C.Tranoris, “An Architecture for the Development of Function Block Oriented Engineering Support Systems”, IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, Canada August 2001. (
  5. K. Thramboulidis, C.Tranoris, «A Function Block Based Approach for the development of Distributed IPMCS Applications» International Conference on Advanced Robotics, Hungary, Budapest, August 2001
  6. Kleanthis Thramboulidis , Chris Tranoris, «An Object-oriented framework for the development of distributed Control Applications», First National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Greece, Patras, September 17-20 2001
  7. Chris Tranoris, Stefanos Aslanis, Kleanthis Thramboulidis, «Using RT-Linux for the Interconnection of Industrial Fieldbuses», First National Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Greece, Patras, September 2001
  8. Tranoris C., Komis V., Thramboulidis K., Feidas C., Avouris N., “Tools and techniques of an open architecture for the development of educational material“, 3rd Pan-Hellenic conference on New Technologies on Education
  9. Chris Tranoris, Kleanthis Thramboulidis, «From requirements to function block diagrams: A new approach for the design of industrial control applications», 10th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon Portugal, 2002, July 9-12
  10. Chris Tranoris, Kleanthis Thramboulidis, «A UML based Engineering Support System for the Development of Distributed Control Applications», Workshop on Computer Science and Information Technologies CSIT 2002, University of Patras, Rion Patras, Greece, 18-20 September 2002
  11. Chris Tranoris, Kleanthis Thramboulidis, «An IEC Compliant Engineering tool for Distributed Control Applications», IEEE 11th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Rhodes, Greece, 18-20 June 2003
  12. Vassilis Kapsalis, Christos Fidas, Christos Tranoris, Adrian Stoica, «Edu-Smile: A context-aware service for synchronous support in web-based educational systems», The 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 5-8, 2005, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (
  13. Chris Tranoris, Kleanthis Thramboulidis «Integrating UML and the function block concept for the development of distributed control applications», Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation, 2003. Proceedings. ETFA ’03. IEEE Conference, 16-19 Sept. 2003, Lisbon, Portugal (
  14. Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, Anastasios Gavras, «A workflow on the dynamic composition and distribution of orchestration for testbed provisioning», IEEE International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications, 12-14 October 2009, St. Petersburg, Russia (
  15. Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, «Federation Computing: A pragmatic approach for the Future Internet», 6th ΙΕΕΕ International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2010), October 25-29, 2010, Niagara Falls, Canada (
  16. Evangelos Haleplidis, Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, Odysseas Koufopavlou, «Adopting Software Engineering practices to network processor devices – Introducing the Domain Specific Modeling paradigm to the ForCES Framework», 6th ΙΕΕΕ International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM 2010), October 25-29, 2010, Niagara Falls, Canada (
  17. Sebastian Wahle, Christos Tranoris, Shane Fox, Thomas Magedanz, “Resource Description in Large Scale Heterogeneous Resource Federations”, Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, Vol: 90, Pages: 100-115, 1/2012 (
  18. Christos Tranoris(best paper award), «Adopting the DSM paradigm: defining federation scenarios through resource brokers for experimentally driven research», 1st IFIP/IEEE Workshop on Managing Federations and Cooperative Management (ManFed), IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, May 23, 2011, Dublin, Ireland
  19. Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, «Enabling Inter-testbed federation scenarios», 8th International ICST Conference on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and CommunitiesTridentCom 2012, June 11-13, 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece
  20. Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, «OpenFlow and P2P Integrated Testing, Project: OpenLab», TridentCom 2012, LNICST 44, pp. 377–378. Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (2012)
  21. Mikroyannidis, A., Gomez-Goiri, A., Domingue, J., Tranoris, C., Pareit, D., Gerwen, J. & Marquez-Barja, J. (2015) «Deploying learning analytics for awareness and reflection in online scientific experimentation». IN KRAVCIK, M., MIKROYANNIDIS, A., PAMMER, V., PRILLA, M. & ULLMANN, T. D. (Eds.) 5th Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology Enhanced Learning (ARTEL) at the 10th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning: Design for Teaching and Learning in a Networked World (EC-TEL 2015). Toledo, Spain, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 105-111.
  22. Marquez-Barja, Johann M.; Jourjon, Guillaume; Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Tranoris, Christos; Domingue, John; DaSilva, Luiz A. «FORGE: Enhancing elearning and research in ICT through remote experimentation», EDUCON 2014 (DOI: 10.1109/EDUCON.2014.7130485)
  23. Marquez-Barja, Johann M.; Kaminski, Nicholas; Paisana, Francisco; Tranoris, Christos; DaSilva, Luiz A, “Virtualizing testbed resources to enable remote experimentation in online telecommunications education”, EDUCON 2015, Tallinn, Estonia, IEEE Education Society Publications.
  24. Mikroyannidis, Alexander; Domingue, John; Pareit, Daan; Vanhie-Van Gerwen, Jono; Tranoris, Christos; Jourjon, Guillaume; Marquez-Barja, Johann, “Applying a methodology for the design, delivery and evaluation of learning resources for remote experimentation”, EDUCON 2016, 11-13th April 2016 Abu Dhabi (DOI: 10.1109/EDUCON.2016.7474592)
  25. Olivier Fourmaux; Rahman Mohammed Yasin, Christos Tranoris, Daan Pareit, Jono Vanhie-Van Gerwen, Guillaume Jourjon, Diarmuid, “FORGE Enabling FIRE Facilities for the e-Learning Community”, 19th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, 21st-23rd Sep 2016, Belfast (
  26. Anastasius Gavras, Spyros Denazis, Halid Hrasnica, Christos Tranoris, “Requirements and design of 5G experimental environments for vertical industry innovations”, gwsummit2017, 2017 Global Wireless Summit, 15-18/10/2017 Cape Town, South Africa
  27. Mengxuan Zhao et al , “Verification and Validation Framework for 5G Network Services and Apps” to IEEE NFV-SDN 2017 – Workshop on Federated Testbeds for NFV/SDN/5G: Experiences and Feedbacks”- IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks, 6-8 November 2017 – Berlin, Germany.
  28. Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, “Enabling the aspect of innovation/experimentation over the Smart City fabric: A case-study on fusing city generated data from multiple sources”, SMARTDBD 2017, EAI International Conference on Smart City Experimental and Digital Business Development Platforms, Smart City Summit, November 29–30, 2017 | Helsinki, Finland
  29. Anastasius Gavras, Spyros Denazis, Halid Hrasnica, Christos Tranoris, “The 5GinFIRE Platform – A Testbed for End-To-End 5G Experimentation”, European Conference on Networks and Communications, EuCNC2018, June 18-21, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  30. Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, Lucas Guardalben, João Pereira and Susana Sargento, “Enabling Cyber-Physical Systems for 5G networking: A case study on the Automotive Vertical domain”, 2018 IEEE/ACM 4th International Workshop on Software Engineering for Smart Cyber-Physical Systems (SEsCPS)/ 40th International Conference on Software Engineering, 27 May 2018 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
  31. Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis“Smart city issue management: Extending and adapting a software bug tracking system”, The 16th IEEE International Conference on Smart City (SmartCity 2018) 28-30 June 2018, Exeter, UK
  32. Kashif Mahmood, Pål {Grønsund}, Anastasius Gavras ,David Kennedy, Dan Warren, Christos Tranoris, Andrea F. Cattoni , Eleonora Cau, Paul Muschamp, “On the Design of {5G} {End-to-End} Facility for Performance Evaluation and Use Case Trialling”, 2018 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC): Operational & Experimental Insights (OPE) (EuCNC2018 – OPE)”, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Book chapters

  1. C.Tranoris, P.Giacomin, S.Denazis, «A use-case on testing Adaptive admission control and resource allocation algorithms on the federated environment of Panlab», The Future Internet, Future Internet Assembly 2011: Achievements and Technological Promises, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, Volume 6656/2011, p. 237-245, (
  2. Christos Tranoris, «Adopting the DSM paradigm: defining federation scenarios through resource brokers for experimentally driven research», Management of Federations and Future Internet 2011, multicon lecture notes No. 14 p11-18, multicon verlag, ISBN978-3-930736-17-1
  3. C.Tranoris, S.Denazis, «FSToolkit: Adopting Software Engineering Practices for Enabling Definitions of Federated Resource Infrastructures », Future Internet Assembly 2012: From Promises to Reality Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7281 Subseries: Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI, 2012, ISBN 978-3-642-30240-4 p 201, 211, Volume 7281, 2012, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-30241-1
  4. Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, Nikos Mouratidis, Phelim Dowling, Joe Tynan, «Integrating OpenFlow in IMS Networks and Enabling for Future Internet Researchand Experimentation».In Future Internet Assembly (FIA) Book 2013, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – Volume number 7858, pp. 77-88, May 2013 (
  5. Alexander Mikroyannidis, Diarmuid Collins, Christos Tranoris, Spyros Denazis, Daan Pareit, Jono Vanhie-Van Gerwen, Ingrid Moerman and Guillaume Jourjon, Olivier Fourmaux, John Domingue, Johann M. Marquez-Barja., “FORGE: An eLearning Framework for Remote Laboratory Experimentation on FIRE Testbed Infrastructure”, IN SERRANO, M., ISARIS, N., SCHAFFERS, H., DOMINGUE, J., BONIFACE, M. & KORAKIS, T. (Eds.) Building the Future Internet through FIRE. River Publishers, 2017 FIRE Book: a Research and Experimentation based Approach: Book Chapter 17, Available: June 2017, (doi: 10.13052/rp-9788793519114)


  1. Domingue, J., Mikroyannidis, A., Gomez-Goiri, A., Smith, A., Pareit, D., Gerwen, J. V.-V., Tranoris, C., Lampropoulos, K., Jourjon, G., Fourmaux, O., Rahman, M. Y., Collins, D., Marquez-Barja, J. M., Blumm, C., Kaminski, N., Dasilva, L. A., Sutton, P. & Gomez, I. (2015) Forging Online Education through FIRE: iPad Edition. The Open University. ISBN: 978 1473020160.

Workshops– Invited Talks

  1. «Introducing Domain Specific Modelling Practices for unambiguous federation scenarios on a diverse pool of organizations», Position paper on NSF/FIRE Workshop on Federating Computing Resources, May 11-12, 2010, Princeton, NJ, US, (
  2. «Federation Scenarios on a diverse pool of organizations offering resources as services», Position paper on Future Internet PPP Architecture Workshop, June 9, 2010, Madrid, Spain (
  3. «Defining and operating Federation Scenarios», TEMU 2010, International Conference on Telecommunication and multimedia, Chania, Crete (
  4. «OpenFlow and P2P integrated testing» FIRE workshop 3: EU-Japan Workshop on Experimental Future Internet Research at Future Internet (FI) week in Aalborg, Denmark, May 2012 (,_Denmark,_May_2012)
  5. «OpenLab: extending FIRE testbeds and tools», Smart Cities: New services and better living through Future Internet, 3rd of Oct, 2012, at the Computer Technology Institute and Press “Diophantus” (CTI, Greece), (
  6. «Evolving FIRE into a 5G-oriented experimental playground for vertical industries», Spyros Denazis, Christos Tranoris,Anastasius Gavras, EuCNC 2017
  7. “Technological Gaps and Opportunities for Realizing Open Source based end-to-end Network Architecture”, October 15-16, 2017 on the The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort – Utah – USA. Steering Committee (
  8. “5GinFIRE Approach and potential Fed4FIRE+ collaboration”, 2nd Fed4FIRE Engineering Conference (FEC) in the city center of Volos, Greece from October 4-6, 2017.


  1. International Journal of Informatica (
  2. IM 2011 – The 12th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (
  3. IM 2011 – Special Track on Management of Cloud Services and Infrastructure (IM 2011 – STMCSI)
  4. TPC TRIDENTCOM 2012 – Testbeds, Experimentation and Innovation for the Future Internet, Thessaloniki June 2012
  5. Programme committee member for the FIRE (Future Internet Reasearch) engineering workshop, 6-7 November 2012, Ghent, Belgium
  6. Technical program committee for AINA-2013 (The 27th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications, Barcelona, Spain, March 25-28, 2013
  7. Computer Communications, The International Journal for the Computer and Telecommunications Industry, Elsevier, ISSN: 0140-3664

Technical Reports

  1. Open Source Software solutions implementing a reference IoT architecture from the Things and Edge to the Cloud, C.Tranoris, S. Denazis, May 2018, NAM Group, ECE Department, University of Patras (


National patent. 1004805.ΟΒΙ, INT. CL G06F 17/60, g06f 15/163 «Methods and tools to support and monitor in real time visitors of the World Wide Web.»

Working groups/Standardization member

  1. EU Future Internet Architecture Board Group
  2. IEEE P2302 Intercloud Working Group: develop the Standard for Intercloud Interoperability and Federation (SIIF)
  3. IEEE-SA 1876(tm) Working Group: Draft Standard for Networked Smart Learning Objects for Online Laboratories
  4. Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA),OASIS standar, external follower