Hellenic Development and Testing Electronics (HDTE) is a University of West Attica (formerly Piraeus University of Applied Sciences) Spin-Off Private Company.
The company founders, Professor Stylianos Potirakis and As. Professor Nicolas – Alexander Tatlas, carry over 20 years of experience in the microelectronics sector with business placements ranging from novel system design to large-scale multinational project management.
HDTE is a member of the "National Startup Registry" – Elevate Greece
Stelios M. Potirakis was born in Athens, Hellas, in 1971.
He holds a B.Sc. degree in Physics with First Class Honors (1993), an M.Sc. degree in Electronics and Communications (1995), and a Ph.D. in Physics (2002), all from the University of Athens
He has worked for two years at the Hellenic version of the “Audio” Magazine (1997-1999) as an Audio Test Engineer, and for nine years at the “Analog Electronics and Electroacoustics Team” of Intracom Defense Electronics s.a. (2000-2009) as an R&D Engineer (2000-2002) and R&D Engineering Team Leader (2003-2009).
He has been a faculty member at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of the University of West Attica since 2009, serving as a Professor since March 2018. His current research interests include DSP, complex systems time-series analysis (audio, geophysical, physiological, financial, material fracture experiments AE/EME etc.), electroacoustics, applied acoustics, acoustic ecology, acoustic noise control, electronic measurements, special measurement instrument's development (e.g., high energy physics, earthquake precursors acquisition, textiles, vibrations etc.), characterization of smart/ multi-function materials, and wireless sensor networks (including acoustic ones, WASN).
His published work includes 6 book chapters, >100 scientific journal articles and >100 articles presented in international scientific conferences. He has been involved in >20 R&D projects and 17 research projects. Dr. Potirakis is a member of AES and HELINA (affiliated with EAA).
Nicolas-Alexander Tatlas was born in Athens, Hellas in 1978.
He holds a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2001) and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2007) from the University of Patras.
He has worked for ten years (2001-2011) as a freelance engineer in the microelectronics industry focused in R&D activities.
He has been a faculty member at the Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of the University of West Attica since 2011, serving as an Associate Professor since December 2019. His current research interests include embedded systems for audio and video applications, DSP, electroacoustics, applied acoustics, wireless acoustic sensor networks (WASN) and Machine Learning.
His published work includes 26 scientific journal articles and >50 articles presented in scientific conferences. He has been involved in more >20 international and national R&D and research projects regarding the development of infotainment systems, novel audiovisual platforms, embedded systems for portable applications and wireless acoustic sensor network systems. Dr. Tatlas is a member of IEEE, AES and HELINA (affiliated with EAA).