Intelligent Systems & Computer Architecture Laboratory

The Intelligent Systems and Computer Architecture Lab belongs to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Hellenic Mediterranean University located at Heraklion, Crete. The Intelligent Systems and Computer Architecture Lab constitutes descendant of the Intelligent Systems Lab and the Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems Lab.

Latest News

[Oct 2020]

New Waves of IoT Technologies Research – Transcending Intelligence and Senses at the Edge to Create Multi Experience Environments

Ovidiu Vermesan, Marcello Coppola, Mario Diaz Nava, Alessandro Capra, George Kornaros, Roy Bahr, Emmanuel C. Darmois, Martin Serrano, Patrick Guillemin, Konstantinos Loupos, Lazaros Karagiannidis and Sean McGrath

[online] Chapter3 in book “Internet of Things – The Call of the Edge – Everything Intelligent Everywhere”, River Publishers, DK, October 2020 (ISBN: 9788770221962, e-ISBN – 9788770221962  – Open Access)

[Apr 2020]

Towards holistic secure networking in connected vehicles through securing CAN-bus communication and firmware-over-the-air updating

G.Kornaros, O.Tomoutzoglou, D.Mbakoyiannis, N.Karadimitriou, M.Coppola, E.Montanari, I.Deligiannis, G.Gherardi

Journal of Systems Architecture, vol 109, 2020, 101761, [doi]

[Mar 2019]

Efficient Job Offloading in Heterogeneous Systems through Hardware-assisted Packet-based Dispatching and User-level Runtime Infrastructure,

O. Tomoutzoglou, D. Mbakoyiannis, G. Kornaros and M. Coppola


[Sep 2018]

Enabling Efficient Job Dispatching in Accelerator-extended Heterogeneous Systems with Unified Address Space,

G. Kornaros and M. Coppola

SBAC-PAD 2018, 30th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing, Sep. 24-27, 2018, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France, to appear [preprint]

[Jul 2018]

Hardware-assisted Security in Electronic Control Units, Secure Automotive Communications by Utilizing One-Time-Programmable Network-on-Chip and Firewalls,
G. Kornaros, O. Tomoutzoglou and M. Coppola
IEEE Micro, to appear [preprint]

[Mar 2018]

Energy-Performance Considerations for Data Offloading to FPGA-based Accelerators over PCIe
D. Bakoyannis, O. Tomoutzoglou and G. Kornaros,
ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO), Vol 15, 1, Apr 2018, Article 14  [ACM DL][Open-source]

[June 2017]

“Internet of Things for 21st-Century Learners”, Guest Editors’ Introduction • Marcello Coppola and George Kornaros • June 2017


For additional information contact G.Kornaros (

Laboratory Objectives

Having a comprehensive list of objectives creates the guidelines that become the foundation for our laboratory planning. The main objectives of the laboratory are applied research in selected scientific sectors of advanced technology, the promotion of interdisciplinary collaborations with academic and research institutions in Europe and abroad for the implementation of applied research projects and the development and promotion of the educational objectives of the Department of Applied Informatics and Multimedia of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete.

Secondary objectives of the laboratory include the implementation of technological applications, the development of content management systems and web pages, to provide technological services and transfer of technology to local and regional institutions and industry, as well as the maintenance and technical support of laboratory equipment and software.

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    National & International Collaborations

    The laboratory actively participates in national and international developmental programs. Sponsored by the European community support framework, in European educational and training programs such as Socrates and Leonardo as well as in national and European research programs. The laboratory is an associative node of NEuroNet a European network of excellence, which coordinates activities in the area of Artificial Neural Networks in Europe.

    The Intelligent Systems Laboratory is equipped with the latest technology computers, network infrastructure and software tools to support the technical, research and technological activities, which are implemented by the scientific personnel of the laboratory.