Faculty Member


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NameDr. Christos Themistos
DepartmentElectrical Engineering
PostVice Dean of School of Engineering
Email (@frederick.ac.cy)eng.tc
OfficeCyta Building 103

Dr Christos Themistos is an Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Frederick University, where he joined the Faculty of Engineering in 2000 as a lecturer. Prior to his appointment he worked as a Research Fellow with the Photonics Research Group, City University, London, in projects sponsored by BICC (UK), Corning Cables (US) and Bookham Technology (UK). He has obtained his BEng (Honours) and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from City University (1992 and 1998), where his research topic was the investigation of loss and gain in optical waveguides using the finite element method. He is an Honorary Senior Visiting Fellow and overseas PhD supervisor with City, University of London (UK) and member of the Technical Chamber of Cyprus. He has authored or co-authored more than (30) refereed journals papers and forty (40) papers in international proceedings and conferences and his research work has been cited more than five hundred (500) times. He participated either as principal investigator or research fellow in four (4) research programs sponsored by the Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus. His research interests involve the development and use of numerical approaches, such as the finite element method (FEM), for Photonic applications in the optical and the THz spectrum. He has participated as key contact person on behalf of Frederick University, in two (2) Erasmus Mundus projects and coordinated Erasmus Mundus “INTACT” project, consisting of a Consortium of (7) EU and (13) Asian Universities, funding 170 scholarships for mobility between EU and Asia.

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