Professor of Information Systems at the Open University of Cyprus (http://www.ouc.ac.cy/), director of the graduate program in Information Systems, (2007-9), born 1953. Until September 2007 he was Dean of Science and Technology at the Hellenic Open University (HOU, http://www.eap.gr/) where he served (2000-2007) as associate professor of software engineering, directed (2003-2007) the Open and Distance Laboratory for Educational Material and Educational Methodology, the graduate course on Information Systems (2003-2007) and the undergraduate Computer Science course (2001-2003). Educated at Harvard, USA (1971-76), he had substantial industrial experience before joining Computer Technology Institute (http://www.cti.gr/) in 1986, where he continues as a researcher. He was a member of the Board of Directors (1995-2007), and a director of the Educational Technology and the e-Learning Sectors and R&D Unit III "Applied Information Systems" (www.cti.gr/RD3). He has taught at the Universities of Patras and Thessaly before joining the Hellenic Open University in 2000. During 1996-2001 he designed and managed the Greek national project "Od-ysseia" (http://odysseia.cti.gr/) for the utilization of Information and Communication Technologies in secondary education. He has served as a member of the Council of Europe working group for Teaching and Learning in the Communication Society (2002-2004) and the Greek national representative to E.U. DG Education and Culture for building the European portal on educational opportunities (2002-2005). His research interests are Technology-enhanced Learning and large-scale information and database systems, in particular system design for non-standard application areas such as education, GIS, and multimedia. His real interest is people, and he is currently studying theology at HOU.
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