Professor. Undergraduate studies at the Higher Technical Institute (H.N.D. in Electrical Engineering, 1979), and at the University of New Brunswick, Canada (B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, 1983). Graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, USA (M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, 1984), at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK (M.Sc. in Neurology, 1988), and at the Queen Mary College, University of London, UK (Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering, 1992). He has worked as a Research Associate (1986-87) and as a Senior Research Scientist (1990-92) at the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics and has taught as Visiting Lecturer at the Higher Technical Institute of Cyprus (1990-1992). He is Associate Editor of the scientific journals IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine and the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks. He served as Chairman of the IEEE Cyprus Section, the Cyprus Association of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering and of the conferences Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing (1998) and IEEE MELECON 2000. His research interests include the development of Computational Intelligent Systems (based on Neural Networks and Cenetic Algorithms), Data Mining in Medicine, Medical Imaging Analysis and Biosignal Analysis, and Health Telematics.