Personal Information
  • Date of birth: 11 June 1991
  • Citizenship: Greek
  • Greek: Native Speaker
  • English: B2 Language Certificate

Awards and Distinctions
  • Member of Group team ASTRAPI wins Seeding Ideas Harvesting the Future, Technical University of Crete, Innovation Contest (Jul. 2016).
  • 3rd Student Paper Content Award: Soil moisture Wireless Sensor Network with Analog Scatter Radio Low, Ultra-Low Cost and Low Complexity, COST WIPE, Thessaloniki, Greece, (Sept. 2015).
  • Master Schollarship: Onassis Foundation (5400 €), Academic Year: 2015/16.
  • Co-Founder at Kaloudia Project, Angelopoulos CGIU Fellowship, 2015 & 2016 (20000 €).
  • Citation for 5 Year Excellent Graduation, Technical University of Crete, 2014.
  • Founder at Aristeos Project.
  • Fellowship: Angelopoulos Fellowship & Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU), (10000 €), Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Project: Detection and Population Monitoring of Olive Fly with Image Processing Technology. (Mar. 2014).
  • Excellence Award: Award for the Top of Class. ​Technical University of Crete.
    Academic Year: 2012-2013.
  • Undergraduate Fellowship Award: Office of Sponsored Research, Awarded to the Top 10 of Class (100 €). ​Technical University of Crete, Academic Year: 2009-2010.

Internship and Work Experience

Journal Publications:
  1. S.N. Daskalakis, S.D. Assimonis, E. Kampianakis and A. Bletsas, Soil Moisture Scatter Radio Networking with Low Power, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT), Special Issue on RFID Sensing & Imaging, Vol. 64, No. 7, pp. 2338-2346, Jul. 2016. ​​
  2. S.D. Assimonis, S.N. Daskalakis and A. Bletsas, Sensitive and Efficient RF Harvesting Supply for Battery-less Backscatter Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT), Vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 1327-1338, Apr. 2016.

Conference Publications:
  1. S.N. Daskalakis, A. Georgiadis, A. Collado and M.M. Tentzeris, An UHF rectifier with 100% bandwidth based on a ladder LC impedance matching network, IEEE European Microwave Week (EuMW) (submitted), October 2017, Nuremberg, Germany.
  2. S.N. Daskalakis, J. Kimionis, A. Collado, M.M. Tentzeris and A. Georgiadis, Ambient FM Backscattering for Smart Agricultural Monitoring, IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS), June 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  3. A. Servent, S.N. Daskalakis, A. Collado and A. Georgiadis, A Proximity Wireless Sensor Based on Backscatter Communication, International Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Symposium, March 2017, Firenze, Italy.
  4. G. Vougioukas, S.N. Daskalakis and A. Bletsas, Could Battery-less Scatter Radio Tags Achieve 270-meter Range?, IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC), May 2016, Aveiro, Portugal.
  5. S.N. Daskalakis, A. Georgiadis, A. Bletsas, C. Kalialakis, Dual Band RF Harvesting with Low-Cost Lossy Substrate for Low-Power Supply System, IEEE European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP), April 2016, Davos, Switzerland. ​​
  6. S.N. Daskalakis​, S.D. Assimonis, E. Kampianakis and A. Bletsas, Soil Moisture Wireless Sensing with Analog Scatter Radio, Low Power, Ultra-Low Cost and Extended Communication Ranges, IEEE Sensors Conference (SENSORS), November 2014, Valencia, Spain.
  7. S.D. Assimonis, S.N. Daskalakis and A. Bletsas, Efficient RF Harvesting for Low-Power Input with Low-Cost Lossy Substrate Rectenna Grid, IEEE International Conference on RFID-Technology and Applications (RFID-TA), September 2014, Tampere, Finland.

​Academic Experience

Research Interests
  • Wireless Sensor Networks for environmental applications​​
  • Low-cost and Low-energy Wireless Systems
  • RF Engineering and Software-Defined Radio (RTL-SDR)
  • Backscatter Radio Communication
  • RF Energy Harvesting ​​

​Other Activities