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Vasileios Leon
   Ph.D. Engineer
   9 Heroon Polytechneiou, Zographou Campus

Vasileios Leon holds a PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens and a Diploma in Computer Engineering & Informatics from University of Patras. He is currently a Research Associate at National Technical University of Athens, working on research & technical projects of the European Space Agency (ESA). His research interests include digital circuit design, hardware accelerators, embedded systems, HW/SW co-design, reconfigurable architectures, approximate computing, computer arithmetic, digital signal processing.

He has participated in the following ESA projects as researcher & developer:

  1. QUEENS1 (4000119331/17/NL/PS), “Quality Evaluation of European New SW for BRAVE FPGA”,

  2. LEOTOME (4000126083/18/NL/FE), “Demonstration of Visual Based Navigation Algorithms on Myriad2 Processor”.

  3. QUEENS2 (4000128041/19/NL/AR/va), “Quality Evaluation of European New SW for BRAVE FPGA”

  4. HPCB (AO/1-9440/18/NL/AF), “FPGA Accelerated DSP Payload Data Processor Board”.

  5. QUEENS3 (4000134874/21/NL/AR/va): “Quality Assessment Of The New European Ultra BRAVE FPGA Software Tools”

  6. CAIRS21 (4000135491/21/NL/GLC/ov): “COTS AI Accelerators in Mixed-Criticality High-Performance Avionics for Reconfigurable Satellites: TPU versus Prominent Embedded Devices, Mitigation Techniques, SW Frameworks and AI/ML Model Uploading”.

He has published more than 25 papers in international peer-reviewed conferences and journals (including first authorship in 3 IEEE and ACM Transactions journals and 1 DAC conference paper).

He has also served as a laboratory assistant in undergraduate courses (“Microprocessors Laboratory”, “Digital VLSI Systems”, “Introduction to VLSI”), as well as he has provided assistance and guidance in several undergraduate diploma theses.