Dr. Ioannis G. Nikolakopoulos received his Electrical & Computer Engineering degree from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), where he studied between 2001 and 2006, and specializes in Telecommunications and Information Technology. In 2008 he received his Master’s degree in Engineering under the program “Technology and Economic Systems” of the same university, and his specialization is Management of engineering systems. In 2010 he obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from NTUA. He has authored many research articles in international journals, conferences and books. At the same time, Dr. Nikolakopoulos has participated in a wide range of well-known EU research projects, such as Magnet Beyond and My eDirector 2012, and has also been working as a Senior Engineer and Consultant in private Greek and International companies. His professional skills also include an extended teaching experience on various topics, such as Data Modeling & Database Systems, Advanced Database Systems, Operating Systems and Software Engineering. He has been appointed Lecturer at the Athens Tech College since 2015.