Natalie Temene

Currently working towards a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Cyprus. My supervisors are Dr. Chryssis Georgiou and Dr. Vasos Vassiliou. I am a member of the Foundations of Computing Systems and Theoretical Computer Science Laboratory and the Networks Research Lab (NetRL). I hold a BSc and MSc in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus.

Research Interests

  • Distributed algorithms and complexity analysis
  • Wireless Sensor Networks Algorithms:
    • Topology Control
    • Congestion Control
    • Mobile Congestion Control

Education

PhD in Computer Science

University of Cyprus, Jan. 2016 – Present

MSc in Computer Science

University of Cyprus, Sept. 2013 – June 2015
Thesis title: Implementation and Visual Representation of A Fault-tolerant Algorithm for Gathering Fat Crash-prone robots on the Plane, June 2015

BSc in Computer Science

University of Cyprus, Sept. 2009 – June 2013
Thesis title: Implementation and Graphical Animation of a Distributed Algorithm for Gathering Mobile Robots in the Plane, June 2013

Teaching

During Fall 2020, I am a teaching assistant for the undergraduate courses
EPL033 – Introduction to Programming for Engineers.

EPL231 – Data Algorithms and Structures.


In previous semesters I was a teaching assistant in the following undergraduate courses,
EPL001 – Introduction to Computer Science (Springs 2015-2017, Fall 2016)
EPL033 – Introduction to Programming for Engineers (Fall 2019)
EPL231 – Data Algorithms and Structures (Fall 2014/2019, Spring 2017/2020)
EPL236 – Algorithms and Complexity (Fall 2018,Springs 2018-2019)
EPL336 – Algorithms and Complexity (Fall 2018,Springs 2016-2018)
EPL431 – Synthesis of Parallel Algorithms (Springs 2016-2017/2019)
EPL432 – Distributed Algorithms (Fall 2016)
EPL433 – Constraint Satisfaction and Programming (Fall 2016)
EPL435 – Computer and Human Interaction (Fall 2014)

Publications

Also on DBLP.
  1. Natalie Temene, Charalampos Sergiou, Chryssis Georgiou and Vasos Vassiliou Presentation title: Energy Efficient Reuse of Mobile Nodes for Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks, 13th Cyprus Workshop on Signal Processing and Informatics (CWSPI), Online, September 21, 2020 (the presentation was selected by a peer-review presentation proposal evaluation).
  2. Antonia Nikolaou, Natalie Temene, Charalampos Sergiou, Chryssis Georgiou and Vasos Vassiliou, Utilizing Mobile Nodes for Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems,DCOSS 2019, Santorini, Greece, May 29-31, 2019.
  3. Antonia Nikolaou, Natalie Temene, Charalampos Sergiou, Chryssis Georgiou and Vasos Vassiliou, Utilizing Mobile Nodes for Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks, Proceedings of the 30th IEEE Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2019, Istanbul, Turkey, September 8-11, 2019.
  4. Antonia Nikolaou, Natalie Temene, Charalampos Sergiou, Chryssis Georgiou and Vasos Vassiliou, Utilizing Mobile Nodes for Congestion Control in Wireless Sensor Networks, arXiv preprint, arXiv:1903.08989, 2019.
  5. Charalampos Sergiou, Vasos Vassiliou, Chryssis Georgiou, Christiana Ioannou, Natalie Temene and Aristodemos Paphitis, Competition: Dynamic Alternative Path Selection in Wireless Sensor Networks, Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Embedded Wireless Systems and Networks, EWSN 2017, Uppsala, Sweden, February 20-22, 2017.
  6. Natalie Temene Presentation title: Utilizing Mobile Nodes for Congestion Control in Wireless Senor Networks, 10th Cyprus Workshop on Signal Processing and Informatics (CWSPI), University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, July 17, 2017 (the presentation was selected by a peer-review presentation proposal evaluation).

Projects

SmIDS: Detecting Malicious Interventions in Wireless Sensor Networks and the Internet of Things
Funded by: University of Cyprus
Duration: 24 Months
Website: http://www.netrl.cs.ucy.ac.cy/projects/SmIDS.html
Description:

  • Extend prior work into the Internet of Things field.
  • Implement additional anomaly detection mechanisms to detect attacks.
  • Examine all possible IoT network configurations in order to employ global and gateway agents for network data collection.

SEnDIng
Funded by: Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union
Website: http://sending-project.eu
Description:
Design and Delivery of Innovative VET Programmes to Data Science and Internet of Things professionals.

Contact

Department of Computer Science,
University of Cyprus,
75 Kallipoleos Str., P.O. Box 20537,

Email: ntemen01 (at) cs (dot) ucy (dot) ac (dot) cy