Dr. Ioannis Kyriakides received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Arizona State University. Throughout his graduate studies, he held a research associate position, funded by the Integrated Sensing and Processing program and the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative of the USA Department of Defence. In the final year of his Ph.D. work, he received the University Graduate Fellowship of Arizona State University. His research interests include Bayesian target tracking, sequential Monte Carlo methods, and cognitive fusion for heterogeneous data fusion and heterogeneous sensing node configuration. His research work includes localization of multiple RF sources, tracking surface vehicles using passive acoustic sensing, tracking multiple targets with constraints in motion, tracking multiple targets using heterogeneous cognitive sensors, autonomous vehicle path planning for information acquisition. Dr. Kyriakides is currently an Associate Professor at the Engineering Department at the University of Nicosia, a Senior Scientist at the Maritime Digitalization Center of Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute, and the CEO of Cognitive Fusion Systems. He was the PI for projects with a total budget of over € 2 M.