Born in Constantinople in 1951 after completing his primary and secondary education in Greek Community School he graduated as Electronic Engineer from the Istanbul Technical University in 1973. Then he obtained his Master in Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Electrical Engineering Science at the University of Essex, United Kingdom in 1974 and 1976 respectively. He obtained his Doctor of Science Degree in 1981 at the National Technical University of Athens-Greece in the scientific field of Electro-optic Systems. He was elected as Associate Professor at the National Technical University of Athens (1984) and promoted to Professor in 1987. He was elected and served as a Dean of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (1988-94) and established the Research Institute of Communications and Computer Systems (1991-99). He has been coordinator to a large number of Research Projects of European Commission (40) starting from 1984. He worked extensively after the political changes in the Eastern Europe and ex-Soviet Union to promote the establishment of links of European Countries and Greece with Eastern European and Trans-Black sea region countries. In 2005 he was honored with the IEEE Fellow membership. He has been awarded with the honorary Ph.D. of three Romanian Universities and Polytechnic University in 2006 and Polytechnic University of Tirana-Albania. In December 2011 he was honored by his All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople with the officioum of “Protector of Letters”.
The research fields he worked include: Electromagnetic Theory and its Applications in Telecommunications, Sensors, Biomedical Engineering and Remote Sensing. He has designed and developed numerous prototype systems based on novel concepts of Electromagnetism. His research work combines theory and experiment. He has published 250 papers in internationally recognized peer reviewed scientific journals and he authored 5 books. He has supervised 60 Ph. D students.
Electromagnetic Theory and its Applications in Telecommunications, Sensors, Biomedical Engineering and Remote Sensing.