Prof Dimitrios I. Fotiadis (M), received the Diploma degree in chemical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece, in 1985, and the Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering and materials science from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 1990. He is currently a Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece, where he is also the Director of the Unit of Medical Technology and Intelligent Information Systems, and is also an Affiliated Member of Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Dept. of Biomedical Research. He was a Visiting Researcher at the RWTH, Aachen, Germany, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. He has coordinated and participated in more than 200 R&D funded projects. He is the author or coauthor of more than 220 papers in scientific journals, 400 papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings, and more than 45 chapters in books. He is also the editor or coeditor of 25 books. His work has received more than 8500 citations (h-index = 46). He is a senior member of IEEE, member of IEEE Technical Committee of information Technology in Healthcare and the Editor in Chief of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics and Associate Editor for Computers in Biology and Medicine. His research interests include multiscale modeling of human tissues and organs, intelligent wearable/implantable devices for automated diagnosis, processing of big medical data, sensor informatics, image informatics, and bioinformatics. Google Scholar
Yorgos Goletsis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics of the University of Ioannina. He holds a Diploma Degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Operations Research, both from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece. His research interests include operations research, decision support systems, multicriteria analysis, quantitative analysis, data mining, artificial intelligence, efficiency evaluation, project evaluation. He has participated in a series of ICT related projects especially in the healthcare domain. He is member of IEEE, EMRBI-Euromed Research Business Institute, EURO Working Group on Multicriteria Aid for Decisions, International Society of Multiple Criteria Decision Making. Currently, he teaches operations research, decision making and entrepreneurship related subjects.
Prof. Costas Papaloukas is an Associate Professor of Bioinformatics at the Department of Biological Applications and Technology, University of Ioannina. He is also a member of the scientific committee of the Centre for BioSystems & Genomic Network Medicine (CBS.GenNetMed, University of Ioannina), member of the Academic Advisers Network at University of Ioannina, member of the Epirus Research Foundation and collaborator of the Scientific and Technological Park of Epirus. He has published 69 papers in international journals (35) and conference proceedings (34), 2 books, 11 book chapters, 4 course notes and 1 electronic title. His work has received more than 1000 citations. He has also worked in 12 European and 13 National research projects, in 3 of them as a scientific director. His research interests include computational analysis of proteins, biomedical signal processing and analysis, tissue classification and clinical decision support systems. He has also worked on DNA interaction modelling and analysis and machine learning in environmental health. Google Scholar
Prof. Themis P. Exarchos was born in Ioannina, Greece, in 1980. He received the Diploma degree in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras, Patras, Greece, in 2003 and the PhD degree from the Dept. of Medical Physics, from the Medical School of the University of Ioannina. His PhD thesis is entitled Data Mining and Healthcare decision support systems. He has worked as a junior and senior engineer in EU funded R&D projects. His research interests include modelling of biological procedures, medical data mining, decision support systems in healthcare, and biomedical applications. Dr Exarchos has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals, conferences and books. Google Scholar