He was born in 1968. He graduated from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens – NTUA (1992). He holds a Ph.D. from the same Department (1997) and an MBA from the University of Piraeus and the NTUA (Techno-economic Systems -2016). He has lectured at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the NTUA and at the Hellenic Naval Academy.
In January 2002, he founded the I-SENSE Research Group at ICCS being active in the scientific and research fields of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Telecommunications, Al and Automation, Crisis and Disaster Management, Smart Integrated Systems such as Sensors, Communications and Vehicle Platforms, Smart Cities, Environmental and Industrial applications.
He is the Vice President and one of the founding member of the Hellenic Association for the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS Hellas) while he was appointed as its President from 2012 to 2016.
He is the Vice President and one of the founding member of the EuroVR Association and a Research Director (Researcher A’) at the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) of NTUA. He is also member of its Board of Directors.
He has been the Scientific Responsible in more than 150 European and National research projects and he is the author of many articles in scientific journals, book chapters and over 180 conference articles. He represents the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) in ERTICO – ITS Europe, where he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
He is the National Representative of Greece at EU on Co-operative Connected and Automated Transport and Mobility (C-ITS and CCAM). He is also participating in the ALICE Executive Group (Co-chair of the Interconnected Logistics WG) and since May 2019 he is the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Hellenic Port Community System (HPCS) of the Piraeus Container Terminal S.A. (PCT).
He is participating at the Innovation Platform of the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations S.A. (HCAP).
He is also the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Athens Public Transport Organisation (OASA) and member of the Board of Directors of the Athens Water Supply and Sewerage Company (EYDAP S.A.).
He is a member of the platforms INATBA, eMI³, MaaS Alliance DTLF, TM2.0 Platform (Steering Body member), Trilateral WG on Automation, euRobotics, SENSORIS, WssTP, UITP, AIOTI.
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