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AIT in numbers

In its 12 years of existence, AIT has become a beacon of research excellence in the field of ICT in Greece and beyond, achieving an impressive number of important milestones that clearly form an outstanding record for any institution of its size and youth. The following table lists a number of representative highlights that underline the institution’s prowess and its people’s highest scientific calibre.

External Research Funding  21M€ raised in 10 years under high competition 7th most powerful “player” in Greece in ICT
Private Academia Ranking  Ranked 1st non-public academic institution in Greece, in 2014
Strategic International Academic Partnerships  Carnegie Mellon University USA, Harvard University USA, Aalborg University Denmark
# of Citations of Publications >10.000
# of Publications  >500
# of Paper Awards  >10
# of Patents  4
# of PhD Graduates since 2008  8
# of Start-ups  3
# of Executive Training Alumni  >3.500
# of Research Partners  >280


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Students' Views

"AIT’s MSIN program was a truly enriching experience, not only providing me with in-depth technical knowledge but also exposing me to a constructive multicultural environment."

Ioannis Tsirilakis, MSIN 2004, (Greece) 

news list News & Announcements

10th PhD graduation of AIT - Aalborg University joint doctoral program

AIT Ph.D. student Nikitas Goumatianos (Lt. General of the Hellenic Air Force) successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis “Algorithmic Trading Advancements Using Pattern Discovery Methods and Multiple Committees of Neural Networks” on Friday, July 8, 2016, at Aalborg University premises in Aalborg, Denmark.

Best booth award at EUCNC 2016
2016-07-25 The FP7 project ADEL (, which is technically coordinated by AIT, earned the "Best Booth Award" for its demos on Licensed Shared Access at the European Conference on Communications on Networks and Communications (EUCNC 2016) that was held in Athens June 27-30, 2016 (
AIT contributes to the recently published Roadmap on Optical Communications
2016-05-19 Dr. Ioannis Tomkos of AIT was one of the co-authors of the 2016 "Roadmap on Optical Communications" that was recently published in the "Journal of Optics" of IOPscience.
AIT is working on enhancing the performance of future datacenters

Dr. Ioannis Tomkos of AIT published an article at the Spring issue of the Fibre Systems Magazine. The article entitled "Supersizing the data centre" is actually the cover page story.

AIT participates in EU-funded project that aspires to revolutionize silicon lasers used in datacenter interconnects

On February 1st 2016, the EU-funded research project "Directly Modulated Lasers on Silicon" (DIMENSION) was launched. AIT participates in this project via its "High-speed Networks and Optical Communications" (NOC) research group.

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