Stelios Ioannou received the Higher
National Diploma (HND) in the field of Electrical and Electronics
Engineering from Higher Technical Institute (HTI),
Nicosia, Cyprus, and in
2000 he transferred to the University of
South Florida (USF) where he
received a BSEE in 2002, an MSEE with Minor in Engineering Management in
2004 and a PhD in 2008. Stelios Ioannou is a student member of IEEE.
Dr. Ioannou has held TA as well as instructor
positions with the department of Electrical Engineering at USF since 2002.
Highlights of his teaching achievements include excellent student
evaluations, an Outstanding TA and Dedicated Instructor Award by the IEEE
Student Branch at USF and a Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching by a
Graduate Teaching Assistant.
Dr. Ioannou has also held research associate
positions with the Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) and Unmanned Systems
Lab (USL) at USF. His research areas are energy and power systems, modeling
and simulation, characterization and evaluation of fuel cells, lithium and
super-capacitor technologies, improved endurance and operation range of
unmanned ground and aerial systems (UGV and UAS), lightning protection,
insulation and thermal analysis of electronic equipment via a high current
impulse generator. Highlights of his research achievements include a patent,
best design project in electronics award, project poster presentation award
and several publications.