Nikolas Mitrou received his diploma degree in Electrical Engineering (1980) from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), the MSc degree in Systems and Control (1981) from UMIST, Great Britain, and the PhD degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering (1986) from NTUA. He is a full Professor with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NTUA since 2000. He has been the leader and/or prime researcher of many European and national projects in the fields of Broadband Telecommunications, Multimedia Communications, Knowledge Representation & Management and has published numerous articles and conference papers in these fields. During the last 5 years he was the coordinator of some nation-wide horizontal actions among the Higher Education Institutions (with a total budget more than 13 MEuro) in the frame of upgrading the digital services of the Greek academic libraries and fostering the open access to research and educational material (www.seab.gr, www.kallipos.gr). Prof. Mitrou has served as the Chairman of the Hellenic Academic Libraries Link (Heal-Link) in the period 2010-2016.
Broadband and Mobile Communications, Multimedia Communications and Digital Media, Knowledge Representation Systems