Computer Technology Institute, Patras, Greece
Paul Spirakis (google: Paul Spirakis) obtained his PhD from Harvard University, in 1982. He is currently the President of the Computer Technology Institute & Press “DIOPHANTUS” and a Full Professor in Patras University, Greece. He will be a Chair Professor in the University of Liverpool, UK, starting on September 2013. Paul Spirakis has seriously affected the growth of the Computer Technology Institute & Press “DIOPHANTUS”, which is now a major organization. Was acknowledged between the top 50 scientists worldwide in Computer Science with respect to “The best Nurturers in Computer Science Research”, published by B. Kumar and Y.N. Srikant, ACM Data Mining, 2005. His research interests include Algorithms and Complexity and interaction of Complexity and Game Theory. Paul Spirakis has extensively published in most of the important Computer Science journals and most of the significant refereed conferences. He was elected unanimously as one of the two Vice Presidents of the Council of the EATCS. He is a member of Academia Europaea, a member of the ACM Europe Council and has been appointed as a Member of the Executive Body of the Polytechnic University of Cyprus. Paul Spirakis is a high level consultant for the Greek Ministry of Education. Paul Spirakis has gained many European competitive research funds and has served in several scientific bodies of the EU.