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Dr. Ir. Christos Strydis (C)

  • Position: PhD, Associate Professor, Erasmus Medical Center & Delft University of Technology
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Christos Strydis holds a joint associate-professor with the Neuroscience department of the Erasmus Medical Center and with the Quantum & Computer Engineering department of Delft University of Technology. He is also a chief engineer with Neurasmus BV, the Netherlands. He is the founder and head of the Neurocomputing Laboratory ( and a senior member of the IEEE. Dr. Strydis studied Electronics & Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Crete, Greece, and in 2003 received his bachelor's diploma (magna cum laude). In 2005, he obtained his M.Sc. degree (magna cum laude) in Computer Engineering from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, with a minor in Biomedical Engineering. In 2011, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from the Delft University of Technology and funding by the ICT Delft Research Centre (DRC-ICT) and Google Inc. Christos has acted as technical-program-committee member in various international conferences. He has also peer-reviewed for as well as published manuscripts in well-known international conferences and journals, and delivered invited talks in various venues. He has been awarded a number of national- and EU-level research projects. Christos has supervised multiple BSc, MSc and PhD students, and teaches several bachelor- and master-level courses. His current research interests span the fields of brain simulations, high-performance computing, low-power embedded (in particular, implantable) systems and functional ultrasound imaging.

Research Interests

  1. -- General --
  2. High-Performance Computing (HPC)
  3. Hardware acceleration
  4. Reconfigurable computing
  5. Cloud computing
  6. (Ultra-) Low-power design
  7. Hardware security
  8. Hardware fault tolerance
  9. -- Current --
  10. Brain simulations
  11. Next-generation neural implants
  12. Functional-Ultrasound (fUS) brain imaging



Doctor of Philosophy

in Computer Engineering, Delft University of Technology


Master of Science

in Computer Engineering (Major) & Biomedical Engineering (Minor), Delft University of Technology


Bachelor of Science

in Electronic & Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete



Associate Professor

in Erasmus Medical Center & Delft University of Technology


Assistant Professor

in Erasmus Medical Center


Chief Engineer

in Neurasmus BV


Post-Doctoral Researcher

in Erasmus Medical Center


1. Four-dimensional computational ultrasound imaging of brain hemodynamics.

2. Oikonomos: An Opportunistic, Deep-Learning, Resource-Recommendation System for Cloud HPC.

3. Improving the Security of the IEEE 802.15.6 Standard for Medical BANs.

Muhammad Ali Siddiqi, Georg Hahn, Said Hamdioui, Wouter A. Serdijn, Christos Strydis
in IEEE Access 2022

4. A custom interconnection multi-FPGA framework for distributed processing applications.

Carlos Salazar-García, Alfonso Chacón-Rodríguez, Renato Rimolo-Donadio, Ronny García-Ramírez, David Solórzano-Pacheco, Jeferson González-Gómez, Christos Strydis
in 2022

5. EDEN: A High-Performance, General-Purpose, NeuroML-Based Neural Simulator.

in Frontiers in neuroinformatics 2022

6. Purkinje Cell Activity Resonation Generates Rhythmic Behaviors at the Preferred Frequency of 8 Hz.

7. Zero-Power Defense Done Right - Shielding IMDs from Battery-Depletion Attacks.

in J. Signal Process. Syst. 2021

8. Adding Security to Implantable Medical Devices - Can We Afford It?

Muhammad Ali Siddiqi, Angeliki-Agathi Tsintzira, Georgios Digkas, Miltiadis G. Siavvas, Christos Strydis
in 2021

9. Securing Implantable Medical Devices Using Ultrasound Waves.

10. PlasticNet+ - Extending Multi-FPGA Interconnect Architecture via Gigabit Transceivers.

Carlos Salazar-García, Ronny García-Ramírez, Renato Rimolo-Donadio, Christos Strydis, Alfonso Chacón-Rodríguez
in 2021
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