Panos is an Associate Professor at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, leading the Networked Systems Security (NSS) Group. He is also affiliated with the ACCESS center, leading its new Security, Privacy, and Trust thematic area. He earned his PhD from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. After holding positions at Virginia Tech and EPFL, for the most part, and a visiting post at PoliTo, he joined KTH and established the NSS Group.

Recent activities include secure ranging/distance bounding and localization, security and privacy-enhancing technologies for vehicular communication systems, location privacy, formal reasoning on wireless security protocols, and wireless sensor network secruity.