Andreas Nicolaides studied Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, where he specialized in Communications and Networking and graduated with a five-year Diploma in 2019. He is currently a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Cyprus and a Researcher for the European ITN project PAINLESS at the IRIDA Research Centre for Communication Technologies. His research interests focus on the field of wireless powered communication networks, where he will study efficient techniques and protocols that combine wireless power transfer with wireless cooperative multi-hop relaying systems.