Profile of Dr. Christos Dimopoulos
Dr. Christos Dimopoulos received his BSc degree in Automation from the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Piraeus. He completed his Master of Science degree in Control Engineering at the University of Sheffield. He received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the same University. His PhD thesis described the application of Genetic Programming in the area of production research. He is currently employed as an Associate Professor in Computer Science & Engineering in European University Cyprus. He is also employed as a researcher at the EUC Research Centre Ltd.
Dr. Dimopoulos research work covers the areas of decision support systems, software engineering, and educational technology. He is particularly focused on the development of interdisciplinary research applications for the solution of real-life problems and the provision of educational services. His research accomplishments include a considerable number of refereed articles and book chapters published in academic journals and edited books, as well as a considerable number of refereed publications presented in major international conferences. In 2002 he received the ‘Outstanding Paper of the Year Award’ by the Neural Networks Council of IEEE for his publication “Recent developments in evolutionary computation for manufacturing optimisation: problems, solutions and comparisons” in the journal ‘IEEE Transactions in Evolutionary Computation’. He is currently participating (and has participated in the past) as project coordinator, principal investigator and research collaborator in European and Cypriot-level research projects. He is a member of the ICT – Enhanced Education Laboratory.