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Ioannis Athanasiadis

Assistant Professor with the Democritus University of Thrace, in Xanthi, Greece

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Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 23 Nov 2014

Educational & Professional Certifications

2005 PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Dissertation: A methodology for developing agent-based systems in environmental informatics (Supervisor: Prof. P. A. Mitkas)
2001 Licenced Engineer
Greek Ministry of Development License # Θ2085M-Θ2092H
Technical Chamber of Greece, Member #87006
2000 Dipl.Eng. in Electrical & Computer Engineering
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Diploma thesis: Seismic phases detection algorithms with neural networks (Supervisor: Prof. S. M. Panas)

Career advancement

2011-today: Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Internetworking Lab, Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece (2011-2013 served as a Lecturer1).
2012-today: Adjunct Faculty Affiliate
  • Athena Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies, Athens, Greece
  • Informatics Institute, Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece
2005-2010: Researcher (tenured from 2008)
Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA), University of Lugano and Applied Sciences University of South Switzerland, Lugano, Switzerland
2001-2004: Research Associate
Informatics Institute, Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece
2000-2005: Teaching assistant
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece

Language skills

Greek : Native speaker
English : Near native/fluent speaker
Italian, German : Basic communication skills

Teaching Experience

Current teaching commitment

  • Democritus Univ of Thrace, Electrical & Computer Eng Dept
    • Software Engineering, undergraduate course, 7th/8th semester, 3 ECTS (since 2011)
    • Programming Languages Concepts, new undergraduate course, 5th semester, 3 ECTS (since 2011)
    • Object-Oriented Programming, restructured undergraduate course, 3rd semester, 5 ECTS (since 2012)
    • Ecoinformatics, new MSc course, 4 ECTS (since 2014)
    • Advanced Software Envineering Topics, new MSc course, 4 ECTS (since 2014)
  • Basque Centre for Climate Change and University of Bilbao
    • Ecosystem Services Modelling, International Spring University (2 week intensive course), since 2013

Past teaching commitment

  • Democritus Univ of Thrace, Electrical & Computer Eng Dept
    • Introduction to Computer Science, undergraduate course, 1st semester, 4 ECTS (2011-2013)
    • Programming Techniques with C, undergraduate course, 2nd semester, 5 ECTS (2010-2012)
    • Programming Techniques with C, undergraduate course, 2nd semester, 5 ECTS (2010-2012)
    • Fuzzy Systems, Uncertainty and Information, MSc course, 4 ECTS (2013-2014)
    • Multimedia Programming, new MSc course, 4 ECTS (2010-2013)

Academic Service

Research proposal evaluator

2012: European Commission, Europe
2012: Research Foundation Flanders, Belgium
2011: Government of Ontario, Canada
2009: Swiss National Science Foundation, Switzerland

  1. In 2009 was elected as a lecturer, after an open call, with counter candidates, and a panel evaluation. The panel evaluators included 30 faculty members: 20 were internal to the Department, and rest ten were external from Greek Universities.
    In June 2013 promoted after an open call, with counter candidates, and a panel evaluation. The panel evaluators included only one internal member; rest six members were from independent Greek and international Universities.